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By Dr. Lars Johnson / Pregnancy Dental Care / 0 Comments

Oral health care is an exceptionally important component of a healthy pregnancy. It is important for both the care of the expecting mother, as well as the health of the unborn child. There is quite a bit of discussion around if dental visits are safe while pregnant. Forest Edge Dental and Dr. Johnson want patients to know dental care during pregnancy is not only safe, it is essential and effective at combating pregnancy gingivitis and promoting overall health for mother and child. The American Dental Association, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics all support women receiving dental care while pregnant.

Read more “Hoffman Estates Dentist Discusses Importance of Oral Health During Pregnancy”

Smiling Older Couple
By Dr. Lars Johnson / Dental HabitsSenior Oral Health / 0 Comments

We only have one set of adult teeth and they are meant to last us a lifetime. Trauma, genetics and other factors sometimes make this impossible. But, for the most part, good oral health and habits are enough to make your teeth go the distance with you as you gracefully age. As we age, natural changes occur in our general health. Below are tips from Hoffman Estates dental clinic, Forest Edge Dental, on how to work with these changes to keep oral health care in check as we age. Read more “Forest Edge Dental’s Tips on Caring for Your Teeth as You Age”