Do you want a healthy smile? Read our blog post to learn about the benefits of mouthwash. We explain what mouthwash can do for your mouth and how to choose the best type for your unique dental needs. Our dentists would be thrilled to help improve your preventive oral care routine. Call us today!
Ever wonder why your teeth turn yellow after drinking coffee? Our blog post explains how to combat coffee’s negative impact on your dental health. Enjoy your coffee guilt-free by following this outline. Freshen your smile with a dental visit to our office – schedule your appointment today!
With the new year upon us, it’s time to start taking your New Year’s resolutions seriously. Flossing is one of the easiest resolutions you can make that will have a big effect on the health of your smile. Flossing gets your teeth looking great and keeps decay and gum disease at bay. Call us today to schedule your next exam!
Fluoride intake is a key component of practicing good oral health. It offers many benefits, and it’s surprisingly easy to incorporate it into your dental routine. What Is Fluoride? Before we discuss the benefits of fluoride, let’s understand what it is. Fluoride is a mineral that naturally occurs in water and foods. It is essential […]
Dental crowns and veneers may seem very similar upon first inspection. They are both used to improve your smile and are placed over your existing teeth. However, there are some important differences that make crowns and veneers two distinct dental services. What Are Crowns? Dental crowns, also known as dental caps, are tooth-shaped covers that […]
Many of us have nervous habits that we do without even realizing it. From fidgeting to cracking your knuckles to biting your nails, these behaviors maybe seem like a harmless way to relieve some tension. However, if you’re a chronic nail biter, beware! Not only does biting your nails ruin a manicure, it can also […]
Did you ever think your dentist would recommend you chew gum? Well, research has shown that chewing gum can actually be good for your teeth by treating issues as mild as bad breath to ones as serious as tooth decay. By chewing gum after meals, you can do a lot of good for your oral […]
Are you thinking about getting Invisalign? Many prospective Invisalign patients wonder exactly what Invisalign is and how it works. We’ve put together an overarching look at how this nearly invisible teeth straightening system works. Hopefully it will help you make an informed decision on which option is right for you! Aligners: What Are They Made […]
Parents know the struggle well: one of the least favorite parts of the bedtime routine is when it’s time for brushing teeth. Many kids hate doing it and have to be told many times over before they begrudgingly give in. But there are a few ways to encourage your children to brush their teeth, and […]
At Palos Heights Family Dental, we constantly remind patients of how vital flossing is to their oral health. But did you know that nearly a third of all Americans don’t bother flossing at all? Understandably, for some people, wedging a piece of floss between your teeth to get every nook and cranny may require a […]