Dental Emergency FAQs

By New Lenox Dentist on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 in dental emergency | No Comments

Do you have your dentist on speed dial? If you do not, key that into your phone right now. Who else are you going to call if you take a punch to the mouth or something else happens that causes you to break a tooth? The thing is, if you have a dental emergency, you […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry Overview

By New Lenox Dentist on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry | No Comments

How often do those popup ads about cosmetic dentistry come up on your Facebook? Chances are that if you have ever asked even a single question about cosmetic dentistry, Facebook will know about it and send you a ton of ads. So, by now, you already know a fair bit about cosmetic dentistry. But you […]

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3 Brushing Habits to Break Today

By New Lenox Dentist on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 in General Dentistry | No Comments

The ADA has listed several brushing habits they want you to break.  Here are our top 3 from their list. We don’t brush long enough.  Most people brush their teeth for 45 seconds, but the optimal time for brushing is a full two minutes a day, twice per day, according to MouthHealthy.org. We brush too […]

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The dangers of E-Cigarettes

By New Lenox Dentist on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 in General Dentistry, Health | No Comments

There are many dangers that come along with an e-cigarette.  Initial studies show that e-cigarettes contain nicotine and also may add in other harmful chemicals, including carcinogens and lung irritants. Almost all e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is an addictive substance. Nicotine inhalation inhibits your ability to produce saliva, which can leave you susceptible to bacteria buildup, […]

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