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Dry Mouth

Dry mouth (Xerostomia) typically results from inadequate flow of saliva.  It often occurs as a ...

Jan 4 • 1 min read
Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is typically noticed when eating hot or cold liquids and foods.  In healthy t...

Dec 1 • 1 min read
Filling Types

Many adults grew up with “silver” fillings as the only option when they had a cavity.  However,...

Nov 2 • 1 min read
Teeth Whitening

There are several ways to whiten teeth.  It is usually recommended to avoid over the counter pr...

Oct 1 • 1 min read
Sports Mouthguards

Importance of Wearing a Sports MouthguardIn contact sports, head injuries (e.g. concussions, broken ...

Sep 10 • 1 min read
Cancers of the Mouth

Fortunately, the chances of survival from head and neck cancers are good if they are treated before ...

Aug 4 • 1 min read
Dental X-Rays

Dental x-rays are a useful tool for diagnosing decay and disease. X-rays can also show the position ...

Jun 25 • 1 min read
Q&A with Dr. Shawn Thomas

An interview with Dr. Shawn Thomas, a periodontist, of Chicago Periodontal. ● What is a periodo...

Jun 2 • 2 min read
Dental Implants

What are dental implants?A surgical fixture that acts as a replacement for the root of a missing too...

May 12 • 1 min read
Infection Control

A commitment to patient care and safety has always been our top priority.  As changes occur to ...

Apr 15 • 1 min read