Dentists encourage us to use fluoride so often, we may take this superpower ingredient for granted. But is fluoride really worth all the hype? And how can it benefit our children’s oral health? We’ll take an in-depth look at fluoride – and show you why your child’s Hoffman Estates dentist is right to make the recommendation!
Cosmetically, missing a tooth isn’t fun. It can feel uncomfortable or embarrassing to have a gap in your teeth. But besides lacking elegance, missing a tooth can be harmful to your dental health. This is why it’s important to replace the tooth with a dental implant, a dental bridge, removable partial dentures, etc. Your dentist will discuss the options that best suit your needs. Choosing no replacement should never be an option. Here are 4 reasons why replacing a missing tooth is vital to your dental health.
The New Year is all about setting goals, fresh starts and healthy living. While we tend to focus on the gym and cleaning up our diet, an important wellness goal should include improving your dental health. Our mouths host hundreds of bacteria and are the gateway to many things affecting our health. Forest Edge Dental has created a simple checklist for patients to stay on the up and up with their oral health!
Most of us are aware that smoking and other tobacco products can lead to issues of the lungs and overall health problems. For this post, we are going to focus on the effect of smoking specifically on our oral health. Our mouth, gums, and teeth are all negatively impacted by tobacco use.