Why Your Dentist Needs to Exam Before Pricing Out Treatment
By Dr. Lars Johnson / Oral Health / 0 Comments

Just like you wouldn’t trust an insurance adjuster to assess the value of your vehicle claim before inspecting your car, you shouldn’t expect a dentist to price out your treatment before examining your mouth. Your initial dental consultation is a very important stepping stone for the rest of your treatment, so make sure you work with a professional who will do it properly. For a trusted top Hoffman Estates dentist, visit Forest Edge Dental.

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Oral Care at home blog
By Dr. Lars Johnson / Family DentistryOral Health / 0 Comments

Lives are busy. And if you are raising children, life has gotten even busier. So much so, you wonder how you thought you never had time before. There are many everyday activities that take place inside the home to ensure our family is healthy and while most are small they add up. One of those activities is daily oral care. Below is a list of everyday habits and every so often habits from Forest Edge Dental. These can keep you and your family’s mouths healthy and smiles sparkling for years to come without adding much extra effort into your day.

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Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush
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You would never doubt the importance of regularly brushing your teeth (right?!), but how much attention do you give to your toothbrush itself?

Your toothbrush is actually your first line of defense against cavities, gum disease, and other serious dental problems. By properly cleaning, storing, and replacing your toothbrush, you can encourage long lasting oral hygiene and protect your radiant smile.

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Fight Bad Breath Blog
By Dr. Lars Johnson / Bad BreathOral Health / 0 Comments

Before we start, nothing can substitute good oral hygiene. You know the routine; brush twice a day, floss daily and never skip your six-month dental cleaning with your favorite Hoffman Estates IL dentist. Might sound boring, but maintaining good oral care will help ensure your teeth last a lifetime and help your co-worker from fleeing every time you need to talk to them! No one likes to have bad breath and no likes to be stuck in a conversation with someone that has bad breath. Unenjoyable for both parties. So outside of good hygiene, what foods naturally help combat halitosis?

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