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 […]

Back to School Dental Routines: They Aren’t Just for Kids

Some kids are heading back to school in person, and many are heading back virtually. No matter what your situation is, you’ll probably have less free time, more structure, and undoubtedly some stress. That would be true even in a normal year, but this year is something new for everyone. A back to school dental […]

A Broken Tooth is NO Fun. How to Keep Your Family Smiling All Summer

Summer can feel footloose and fancy-free when the sun is shining and the sprinklers are sprinkling. But when it comes to safety, we shouldn’t take our eye off the ball for a minute. Some of our favorite summertime things can become dangerous situations if we’re not paying attention to what we’re doing. We thought we’d […]