When you chip or crack a tooth, are experiencing a toothache, or have an infection, the only thing you care about is getting fast treatment for tooth pain. As with most types of emergencies, severe dental pain or sudden trauma to the ...
Although water, many foods, and some oral healthcare products contain fluoride, it often isn’t enough to help your teeth be as healthy as possible. Some people have heard misinformation and ask our dentists “Is fluoride bad for you?” It definitely is not. The reason this rumor persists is that fluoride ...
Our teeth help us to chew food that needs to be broken down before it enters our digestive system so that our body can absorb the nutrients from them. It also helps us pronounce much more clearly and ...
A common question that the dentists answer at Smiles of Naperville is “What is periodontal disease?” Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a common oral health issue in adults. When plaque remains in your mouth, it sticks to your teeth and forms bacteria. ...
At Smiles of Naperville, we recommend dental sealants to prevent your child from becoming part of the 70 percent of Americans with diagnosed tooth decay by age 19. The treatment is sometimes appropriate for adults as well. If you’re a new parent or we have told you that you need ...