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How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Dental injuries happen more often than you think. It is always possible to injure teeth in normal daily activities. In the case that you experience a dental emergency, it is important to contact Infinity Dental at (847) 447-6637. Dr. Thomas…


Are Dental Implants Right For Me?

Do you have one or more missing teeth? Are you looking for a permanent replacement for missing teeth? Dental implants may be right for you. A dental implant is made up of a titanium post that is implanted into the…


Will I Need My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth are the last adult teeth to grow in the rear of the mouth and can cause problems for some patients. This is because they have less room to come in than other molars. Wisdom teeth usually grow in…


What is Bruxism?

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common condition that can occur at any age. Adults may unconsciously clench or grind their teeth when awake or asleep, and 10% of all adults have been diagnosed with bruxism. Teeth grinding…


How to Improve Your Gum Health

Healthy gums are the foundation of a healthy smile. When the gums are diseased or damaged, it can affect the overall health and function of your teeth. The team at Infinity Dental understands the importance of improving and maintaining the…


The Importance of Maintaining Oral Health

Not receiving the appropriate routine or even restorative dental care can greatly impact your oral health. At Infinity Dental, Dr. Thomas Prendergast, and his team want their patients to maintain their teeth and gums even in quarantine. It is important…


Your Diet and Oral Health

You know to brush and floss twice a day and visit the dentist for routine dental cleanings. However, many patients aren’t aware of how their diet affects their teeth and gums. Even if you brush and floss twice a day,…


Dental Care During COVID-19

During this difficult time, we want to remind our patients to continue to take care of their teeth, as several dental problems may arise from stress. Patients may be more prone to issues such as TMJ, mouth sores, and gum…


What Causes Gum Disease?

Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss your teeth? You could be at risk of developing gum disease. Dr. Thomas Prendergast is a dentist in Fox Lake, IL that treats periodontitis, or gum disease. Gingivitis, a condition that…


What Makes A Dental Implant?

For patients missing one or more teeth, dental implants can make a world of difference. Not only can dental implants be used to restore the appearance of your smile, but they can also restore balance and function to your smile.…