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Fox Lake Dentist Office Blog

Jun
03

What Makes an Ideal Dental Implant Patient?

Tooth loss can make everyday chewing and speaking difficult. You may also feel unhappy about the way that your smile looks if you have gaps between your teeth. You could also be at risk of even more oral health issues…

May
06

Oral Health Benefits with Mouthwash

Oral hygiene is crucial to keeping your smile looking and feeling its best. By brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing daily, you can remove surface stains and plaque that could harm your smile. But you create further protection…

Apr
11

When to Schedule Dentist Appointments

Once we begin to grow teeth in infancy, we start seeing our dentists for routine teeth cleanings and oral health examinations. We understand the importance of this preventative care from a young age and continue these habits into adulthood. But…

Mar
08

How Do Dental Crowns Help My Smile?

Though your teeth are durable and experience wear and tear on a regular basis, sometimes too much pressure can create structural damage in the tooth that requires treatment from a dental professional. You can find effective and long-lasting restorative treatment…

Feb
04

Will Whitening Toothpaste Brighten My Smile?

Have you noticed dullness or yellowing in your smile? If you feel dissatisfied with your tooth color, purchasing a whitening toothpaste from your local shop could enhance the look of your smile. Feeling unhappy with your smile could knock down…

Jan
10

Do I Need to Call My Dentist?

To maintain our oral health, we visit our dentists for regular cleanings and exams every six months. However, sometimes we notice issues in our smiles in between these routine appointments. It may be difficult to know if these problems are…

Dec
06

Which Cosmetic Treatment Can Enhance My Smile?

The appearance of our teeth can change over time, sometimes due to factors outside of our control, including aging. But if we are unhappy with the way that our smile looks, we can talk to a dental professional about smile…

Nov
04

Why Straighten Crooked Teeth?

Teeth can become misaligned or crooked due to poor oral habits or factors beyond a patient’s control, such as genetics. Your dentist may recommend straightening your smile with orthodontic treatments or the discreet alternative, Invisalign. Aligning your teeth can offer…

Oct
15

3 Ways to Prevent Dry Socket

Your dentist may recommend a tooth extraction if you have a damaged tooth that does not respond to less invasive treatments. After this oral surgery, you should take care of the extraction site and plan for several days of recovery.…

Sep
13

Replace One or More Teeth with Implants

Whether you have lost one tooth or all your teeth, you may have noticed a major impact on your oral function. Chewing and speaking may become difficult if you are missing teeth. Permanent tooth replacement is possible with dental implants.…