Orthognathic Surgery 101

If your dentist or orthodontist has suggested to you that you might benefit from jaw surgery, you are not alone. Misalignment of the jaw can range from mild to severe, and sometimes orthognathic surgery may be needed. While your orthodontist can correct bite problems involving your teeth, surgery may be... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Electric Toothbrushes vs Manual Toothbrushes

You’ve heard the same reiteration over and over since you were young that you need to brush and floss every single day. It’s good to help maintain great oral health (not to mention help your overall health) and can prevent infections and tooth decay. An important factor when it comes... Read more »

Oral Surgery: The Answers to Your Questions Regarding Wisdom Teeth Removal

Do you have questions about wisdom teeth removal? If so, our team is happy to help you find the answers. The more you know about wisdom teeth removal, the better chance you have of feeling calm, comfortable and relaxed during your appointment. So, to help you, we would like to... Read more »

Do You Need Oral Surgery to Relieve TMJ Pain?

If you find yourself experiencing TMJ symptoms that are mild and infrequent, they may go away on their own. This sometimes can take weeks or months depending on what you do to help your jaw find relief. Of course, this is a good time to alleviate symptoms by temporarily sticking... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Don’t Ignore Your Tooth Pain

Tooth pain should not ever be ignored—even when it is only mildly uncomfortable. In fact, it’s best to have a dentist identify the source of toothachethe discomfort as early as possible. It could be an object lodged in the soft tissue of the mouth, or it could be the beginning... Read more »

Teeth Whitening Refreshes Your Smile

Get rid of dental stains with the help of professional in-office whitening. A yellow, stained smile can really take a toll not just on your appearance but also your self-confidence. If you find yourself hiding your smile or not smiling for photos or around company then our Romeoville, Naperville -... Read more »