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Surprising Ways Breastfeeding Is Great for Your Baby's Oral Health!

Surprising Ways Breastfeeding Is Great for Your Baby's Oral Health!

Breastfed babies do funny things. Ever see a baby latch onto their favorite toy, their brother’s nose or—gasp—a mannequin at the store? Babies are born with the innate ability to seek out and grab hold of their mother’s milk.  Place... read more
Why Smoking Places You at the Front of the Line for a Root Canal

Why Smoking Places You at the Front of the Line for a Root Canal

If you are looking for just one more good reason to give up smoking, recent research advises it's not simply your lungs, skin and heart you will need to get worried about. Within a 28-year analysis of 811 male smokers... read more
4 Reasons Digital X-Rays are Superior to Traditional X-Rays

4 Reasons Digital X-Rays are Superior to Traditional X-Rays

X-rays have multiple perceptions by the American public – often based on use – but what many. This confusion often leads to lots of questions about dental x-rays. What Are Traditional X-Rays? Traditional x-rays are a type of radiograph that look beyond... read more
How can dental implants transform your smile

How can dental implants transform your smile

Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and also provide a fixed solution to having removable partial or complete dentures.  Implants provide excellent support and stability for these dental appliances. Before the advent of dental implants, early civilizations... read more
Dentures and Partial Dentures

Dentures and Partial Dentures

A denture is a removable dental appliance replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissue.  They are made to closely resemble your natural teeth and may even enhance your smile. There are two types of dentures - complete and partial dentures.  Complete... read more
What is a bone graft in dentistry?

What is a bone graft in dentistry?

Bone grafting Arlington Heights IL Bone grafting is often closely associated with dental restorations such as bridge work and dental implants. In the majority of cases, the success of a restoration procedure can hinge on the height, depth, and width of... read more
Periodontal Disease and Osteoporosis

Periodontal Disease and Osteoporosis

Periodontal disease is characterized by a progressive loss of supportive gingival tissue in the gums and jawbone.  It is the number one cause of tooth loss among adults in the developed world.  Periodontal disease occurs when toxins found in oral... read more
Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy

Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy

Researchers have shown that periodontal disease in expectant mothers actually exposes their unborn child to many different risks; particularly if they also happen to be diabetes sufferers. Periodontal disease generally begins with a bacterial infection in the gum (gingival) tissue, which... read more
Periodontal Disease and Stroke

Periodontal Disease and Stroke

Periodontal disease, heart disease and stroke may seem to be unlikely bedfellows, but researchers have found that gum disease sufferers are nearly twice as likely to also suffer from coronary heart disease.  In addition, research studies have discovered that oral... read more
Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

It is well documented that people who suffer from diabetes are more susceptible to developing infections than non-diabetes sufferers.  It is not widely known that t periodontal disease is often considered the sixth complication of diabetes; particularly when the diabetes... read more
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