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 […]
You might not be worried just yet about receding gums for you or your kids, but it’s never too early to take the possibility into account and know what to look for. In fact, it can happen to kids too! It might show up first as sensitive teeth, longer-looking teeth, or widening gaps. There are […]
There’s nothing quite as scary as breaking a tooth. Is a broken tooth a dental emergency? Broken teeth can be serious and need same-day emergency care. Read our blog post to find our what you should know if you break a tooth.
Dental procedures that were once incredibly painful, are now routine and even painless. One such service is extraction. Read our blog post to learn how we make sure tooth extraction is easy, comfortable, and worry-free for our patients.
For years, traditional dentures were the most common tooth restoration, but they were far from perfect. While dentures have significantly improved over the years, dental implants are a better option for a lot of people. Read our blog post for the benefits of dental implants over dentures.
If you are going to get a dental implant, you may be wondering what the pain will be like after the procedure. Read our blog post where we give you an overview of the process and how long the pain will last after a dental implant.
When you break a tooth, whether it’s chipped, cracked, or split, you should seek professional attention from your dentist. Read our blog post where we go through a number of dental issues to help you determine what to do about a broken tooth. Contact us if you have a broken tooth!
Several of us can feel insecure about our smiles. Maybe your teeth are crooked or you have a gap between your two front teeth or you’re missing a tooth. If you had to have a tooth removed or lost it for a number of reasons, dental implants are usually the best solution. Read our blog post to learn about dental implants, including their lifespan.
Read our blog post to learn why you might need root canal therapy and why postponing treatment is harmful to your oral health. We offer gentle root canal treatment at Palos Heights Family Dental. Contact our friendly team to schedule your appointment at our comfortable office!
Wearing a partial or full set of dentures takes some adjustment for anyone. We always say to expect some discomfort the first few days, but don’t worry, this is just the adjustment phase. Soon, you should get used to having dentures in your mouth. In the Beginning At first, it may feel like you’ve got […]