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”

Custom-Fitted Mouthguard Benefits
By Dr. Lars Johnson / Sports Dentistry / 0 Comments

An often overlooked safety tool/device in sports and recreational activities is a custom-fitted mouthguard. Unfortunately, many of us realize the benefits of a mouthguard after injury has taken place instead of before. The purpose of a mouthguard is to protect the teeth and jaw during impact. A properly fit mouthguard will do this and more. Highlighted below are 5 benefits of custom-fitted mouthguards from Hoffman Estates dental clinic, Forest Edge Dental. Read more “Benefits of Custom-Fitted Mouthguards – Forest Edge Dental”

Spring Cleaning Oral Health Blog
By Dr. Lars Johnson / Oral Health / 0 Comments

Dusting the baseboards, cleaning the carpets, emptying out the closets and garage may all be on the spring cleaning checklist this year. But, as your Hoffman Estates dentist, we’ve come up with a different spring cleaning checklist, one for your smile! Below are five spring cleaning tips to help clean your mouth and the appliances you use in conjunction with keeping your smile beaming!

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