Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that at least 47.2% of Americans over the age of 30 have mild, moderate, or severe periodontitis, which is the advanced stage of gum disease? Overall, these studies indicate that rates are higher in men than they are in women (56.4% vs. 38.4%). However, research shows that there are certain times in every woman’s life where she becomes particularly susceptible to gum disease and its symptoms. Not only is periodontitis the leading cause of tooth loss, but it’s also been linked to other serious other serious health concerns in a woman’s body. Here’s what your dentist in Rolling Meadows wants you to know about the connection between women’s health and gum disease.
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December 7, 2019
October 18, 2019
Maybe you had advanced periodontal disease. Maybe you’ve experienced a severe dental injury. Regardless of your smile’s past, you need replacements for all of your teeth now. While you’re at the dentist’s office, you are presented with two choices—traditional dentures or All-on-4 dental implants. Most of the time, dental implants in Rolling Meadows are generally considered the best option for replacing teeth, but why? Well, read on to find out! (more…)
July 23, 2019
Dental implants are becoming more and more common. The American Academy of Implant Dentistry estimates that 3 million Americans have implants, and that amount is expected to grow by half a million every year. With that number rising, it’s important for people to know how to care for their dental implants. Keep reading as we talk about how important it is to practice good oral care after getting dental implants in Rolling Meadows.
May 15, 2019
Are you having difficulty doing basic tasks like chewing and speaking? When you’re not able to chew properly, it can affect your ability to digest your food properly. Not to mention, overusing your other teeth to compensate for your missing ones can cause excessive wear and lead to additional oral health problems like decay and misalignment. Getting dental implants in Rolling Meadows can offer your overall and oral health several benefits. Learn how your missing teeth can affect you and how one of the most advanced dental procedures could be your solution below. (more…)
March 18, 2019
After years of living with an incomplete smile, you finally have your dream one by getting dental implants in Rolling Meadows. After the surgery and placement of your new teeth, you’re on your road to recovery and want to do everything you can to make sure your mouth heals healthily so your smile stays how it is. Now it’s time to plan your menus for the next couple weeks, and you’re wondering what would be best to pick up from the grocery store. Learn about the best and worst foods to eat while you’re recovering from dental implant surgery. (more…)
January 6, 2019
For patients missing any number of teeth, the most reliable way to replace them is with dental implants in Rolling Meadows. What makes this method better than others, and how long should patients expect implants to last? Read on to learn more about the process and get the answers you’ve been looking for.
December 12, 2018
It’s well known that nothing lasts forever. Unfortunately, that new car you just bought will eventually become old and worn out. A brand new pair of sturdy boots will need to be replaced at some point, too. And nearly all the dental work you get will need to be replaced as well. But the key word there is ‘nearly’! Dental implants in Rolling Meadows are one exception that can last 25 plus years or even a lifetime with the basic care and maintenance. And even though repairs occasionally need to be made, there are great ways to minimize that as much as possible. Keep reading to learn more!
September 11, 2018
The crown of your tooth is its protector, so when it’s badly damaged, the rest of the sensitive parts of the digit are left vulnerable to being damaged. Thankfully, your dentist can restore the full function of broken, weakened or severely decayed teeth with dental crowns in Rolling Meadows. What should you expect, though, from the procedure? Read on to find out, and also learn what you should do after the work is done to encourage a long-lasting restoration.