Despite the fact that fluoride is naturally present in water and many foods, most American children still don’t receive enough of it. Unfortunately, this can have devastating consequences on their developing teeth. Without enough fluoride, your kids are at a greater risk of developing tooth decay at an early age. ...
December 22, 2015Development Operations
When you feel self-conscious about the color or shade of your teeth, you may be hesitant to smile at all. Unfortunately, stained teeth are common as people age due to using ineffective toothpaste, smoking, eating dark colored foods, drinking coffee and soft drinks, and taking certain medications. If you have ...
December 8, 2015Development Operations
A dental implant acts as an artificial tooth root to hold your replacement teeth in place permanently. They contain small titanium rods that your dentist at Smiles of Naperville inserts into your gums and jawbone. Once your mouth has healed sufficiently from receiving the artificial roots, your dentist attaches your ...
November 24, 2015Development Operations
If you’re unhappy with some aspect of your smile, you may be considering undergoing a cosmetic dentistry procedure to enhance it. Most patients are aware of some of their options to change the way their teeth look, but not all of them. You may even wonder “What is cosmetic dentistry?” ...
November 12, 2015Development Operations
How Much For Teeth Whitening? There are many reasons why professional teeth whitening is such a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure. While the process is simple, it can dramatically change a patient’s appearance. Brightening the teeth by several shades makes for a more attractive smile as well as greater confidence. After people ...
October 26, 2015devops
If one of the dentists at Smiles of Naperville has told you that you need a restorative dentistry procedure, you may not be entirely clear on what that means. If so, you're not alone. "What is restorative dentistry?" is a common question that we hear from patients. According to the ...
October 4, 2015devops
One of the most common questions patients ask at Smiles of Naperville is "What is a dental cap?" A dental cap, also called a crown, is typically constructed from porcelain and placed on top of a tooth for a variety of reasons. Ceramic and metal also make attractive options, although ...
September 17, 2015devops
It used to be that you only went to the dentist twice a year for a check-up. In the past few decades, dentists nationwide have added such services as cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry, leaving many to wonder, "What is general dentistry?" General Dentistry Services at Smiles of Naperville Dr. Prasad ...
September 11, 2015devops