Woman suffering TMJ pain on a foggy day

Talking TMJ Awareness

TMJ Awareness Month and an offer on Botox services to help ease the pain this November Each November, many dental practices highlight TMJ awareness. The national designation is an annual reminder that TMJ, or temporomandibular joints (the joints on each side of the jaw) and disorders/dysfunction related to them, can affect your dental and overall […]

Sensitive Teeth and Stress: Male touches cheek and winces due to pain

Sensitive Teeth and Stress

Are you Swallowing Your Stress? The COVID-19 pandemic made many things painfully clear, including the link between sensitive teeth and stress. Stress is at the root of several things that can lead to sensitive teeth, among other dental issues. Some of the biggest ways stress shows are changes in diet, grinding and clenching, and preventative […]

Root Cause: Don’t Mistake the Solution for the Problem

Root canals are often blamed for pain, but they’re not the real culprit. It’s time to celebrate them instead.  May is “Save Your Tooth Month,” according to the American Association of Endodontists (AAE). On top of that, the second week of May is Root Canal Awareness Week and Wednesday, May 12 is Root Canal Awareness […]

Change Your Toothbrush, Change the World

Let’s Honor Earth Day/Week/Month by Considering Toothbrush Recycling Options to Help Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Dental Hygiene April is Earth Month, and that got us thinking about the legacy we leave. We usually think about the legacy of healthy patients, clean teeth, and confident smiles. But it didn’t take us long to realize that […]

Celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month in Palos Heights

Get In On the  February Fun We’re looking forward to February! There is so much to discover and do. If you’re like us, you might be wondering whether the Groundhog will see his shadow or who will agree to be your Valentine. The shortest month is full of fun holidays. Did you know that February […]

Spit & Swish for Strong Smiles

The Difference Between Mouthwash for Kids and Adults, and Benefits of Both Who knew “spit and swish” was a skill? It is when it comes to mouthwash for kids, and you might be surprised how often people ask about that, among other questions about mouthwash. We believe it can be a great supplement to your […]

Top 10 Reasons the Palos Heights Family is Thankful

From Our Family to Yours This year, more than ever, we’re feeling grateful for our patients. Now that it’s almost Thanksgiving, we thought we’d share the top 10 reasons our Palos Heights family is thankful. Your family’s resilience and humor keep us smiling.  We appreciate the curiosity and interest you show when you open our […]