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Is It Safe to Whiten My Teeth with Baking Soda?

Using baking soda to remove tooth stains is actually very common. However, you may be wondering how safe this household product is for your teeth. Baking soda is a safe way to remove surface-level stains. Like most products, though, you should use with caution to avoid damaging your tooth enamel. The most common way to … Continued

How to Keep Your Dental Health Resolutions

Something about ringing in the new year often inspires us to better ourselves and establish resolutions. Perhaps weight loss, a body detox, or improving your memory are just a few things that top your list – but don’t forget a resolution that can contribute to your overall wellness and self-esteem. That is, of course, maintaining … Continued

Common Causes of Teeth Sensitivity

Do you tend to avoid eating cold foods or drinking hot beverages because it makes your teeth hurt? If so, you may be experiencing tooth sensitivity. But what is tooth sensitivity, what causes it, and how can you treat it? What Is Tooth Sensitivity? Dentin, a material that contains microscopic tubules filled with nerve endings, … Continued

Getting the Most Out of Your Dental Benefits

When looking over your dental insurance, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. What’s covered and what’s not? What doctor can you go to? How often can you go for cleanings? To help you navigate the complicated world of insurance, we’ve put together some tips so you can get the most out of your dental benefits. Understand … Continued

Did Cavemen Get Cavities?

Cavemen didn’t have the temptation of candy and soda to harm their teeth, but they also didn’t have modern dental tools and dentists either. So did they get cavities? The answer, in short, is yes. But how did they get them? Dietary Changes Studies show that hunter-gatherers barely had any cavities, given their varied and … Continued

Professional vs. Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Looking for a brighter smile but don’t know how to get it? We’ve put together a guide on teeth whitening that can help you decide which whitening option is best for you. Professional Teeth Whitening If you’re looking for dramatic results, professional whitening is for you. At Romeoville Dental Center, our whitening kit includes custom-made … Continued

Back-to-School Dental Checklist

It’s that time of year again! Pencils are sharpened, backpacks are packed, and children across the country are struggling to get back into their school year routine. You’ve checked everything off the school supplies checklist, but what about the dental checklist? Here are a few tips to make sure your child’s smile is back-to-school brilliant … Continued

The Dental Implants Process

Getting dental implants is a big life change that will improve not only your smile but your oral health as well. You may not realize that having missing teeth can cause your teeth to shift. This can cause bone loss that may lead to loss of your other teeth. The dental implants process is a … Continued

Traditional Metal Braces vs Invisalign®

A straight smile isn’t just important for your selfies. It’s also important for your oral health. Straight teeth help you brush properly so you can remove plaque, tartar, and bacteria and have healthy teeth and gums. So if you have spacing, alignment, or bite issues, it’s important to have them addressed sooner rather than later. … Continued