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 […]

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 […]

Healthy Halloween Treats & Tricks

Infographic Shows Dental Tips for a Healthy Halloween Season We want to help you and your family have a healthy Halloween while still having Halloween fun. Dr. Umang Patel boiled and toiled it all into this no-trouble infographic. From basic dental health tips to best and worst candy and a sweet idea about what to […]

Dental X-Ray Safety: A Walk In the Park

X-Rays Are Safe and Important for Oral Health People often wonder about dental x-ray safety. Easy question – it’s about exactly as safe as a walk in the park. We’ll explain that more later. First we want to make one thing absolutely clear. We would never recommend something that was unsafe for our patients. X-rays […]

In the News: Foods That Strengthen Teeth, Told By Our Own Dr. Nina Arora

Our own Dr. Nina Arora had the opportunity to provide insight on Foods That Can Help Strengthen Your Teeth in a September, 2020 blog post on the Acteh website. (Acteh is a producer of electric toothbrushes.) Read the full article here.   To schedule an appointment, fill out this form, or call our office at […]

Keeping Up with Dental Alignment During This Public Health Crisis is Essential

When you’re in the process of straightening out your smile, you know better than anyone that dental alignment is an ever-evolving process requiring constant care. It’s an investment you make in your  long-term health and appearance. You might still be early in the process, or it could be almost that amazing day when the last […]