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Six Bad Habits that Damage Your Teeth


Everyone would love to have a set of white, healthy teeth, but it takes more than brushing and flossing to properly take care of them. It is equally important that you abstain from things that are not good for your […] Continue Reading


Oral Health Suggestions from Our Dental Office


Being a dentist means that we see all kinds of patients. Very often, patients want to know if there are things they can do in the course of their regular routine to make sure their teeth are in optimum oral […] Continue Reading


How to Determine If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist


As an emergency dentist, Long Grove Dental regularly gets calls from patients wondering if they should head to our office or if a problem can wait for a few days. Understandably, most people have busy schedules and it is sometimes […] Continue Reading


The Need for Dental Fillings


To say that dental fillings are extremely common would be a monumental understatement. For most dentists, this is a staple that we perform every single day, often several times in the same day. Most people, in fact, associate the dentist […] Continue Reading


Why Some People Still Prefer Dentures After Tooth Loss


Dentures may be one of the oldest dental replacement options available, but many people still prefer dentures after tooth loss. With multiple dental replacement options available, it can be difficult to determine the best choice for you. Because of this, […] Continue Reading


Teeth Care Tips to Reduce Dental Costs


Taking care of the teeth and gums is essential to overall health. However, dental treatment is not exactly cheap. If you are like most people, you are looking for ways to lower your dental costs while maintaining a healthy mouth.Below, […] Continue Reading


Should I Brush or Floss my Teeth First?


People often wonder if they should brush, floss or rinse first. This is a perfectly legitimate question that plenty of dentists do not address for varying reasons. In fact, some dentists do not have an opinion as to whether the […] Continue Reading


TMJ versus TMD – What is the difference?


Currently having jaw problems? Wondering if you have TMJ? You just might be right, although the correct term would be TMD. While this inconvenient jaw issue has affected millions of people over the years no one is really sure of […] Continue Reading


How Long Does at Home Teeth Whitening Take?


Looking for the best do it yourself teeth whitening methods? Those who want to try and whiten their teeth at home themselves vs. buying an over the counter whitening kit or making an appointment with a professional dentist are often […] Continue Reading


Nutritional Counseling for Oral Health


Oral health partially hinges one’s willingness to clean his teeth on a regular basis. However, one’s nutrition and use of tobacco and/or alcohol also play a role in oral health. Oral health experts are on-hand to provide nutritional counseling for […] Continue Reading