Whether the kids in your life are heading back to school in person or virtually, the season means more structure, less free time, and probably some stress, even in a normal year. Maintaining or starting a back to school dental routine can give you back to school smiles with peace of mind and least one … Continued
Have you been noticing that your teeth are sensitive and starting to look longer or even farther apart than you remember? If so, your gums might be receding. There are many reasons this might happen. We have a few recommendations from preventing the condition in the first place to ways to fix receding gums … Continued
With the summer season comes a bounty of luscious fruits full of juicy color and flavor. It also brings the refreshing cool of sno-cones and popsicles, the sweet fun of cotton candy and the temptation of cold brew coffees or wine at the outdoor cafe. What do they all have in common? Their colorful charm … Continued
In the News: 9 Reasons Your Teeth Hurt and How to Stop the Ache, According to Dentists on Prevention.com
Romeoville Dental Center’s Dr. Umang Patel weighs in on stress, sinuses, and infections as three of the nine pain points for patients in a June 17, 2020 article on Prevention.com titled 9 Reasons Your Teeth Hurt and How to Stop the Ache, According to Dentists, by Lauren Krouse. Read the full article here.
Let’s face it – it’s been a pretty stressful year. That shows up in many ways, from extra trips to the refrigerator to sleepless nights. But one of the biggest impacts we see here is patients who grind their teeth (also referred to as bruxism). If you’re a grinder, you might need a night guard. … Continued
With the sun shining and the sprinklers flowing, summer can be a time to feel footloose and fancy-free. But that doesn’t mean we should take our eye off the ball when it comes to safety. In fact, some of the things we love the most in the summertime can be downright dangerous when we’re not … Continued
The media rely on thought-leading practitioners to provide comments, context, and insights for their stories. We’re proud to be among the thought leaders in the dental community who take those calls and share our knowledge with the public through many media outlets. Most recently, we were proud to see Dr. Patel in the news talking … Continued
There’s a strong link between white teeth and attraction. If you want to feel more attractive this Valentine’s Day, whiter teeth could be the answer. Check out our blog post to learn about our teeth whitening services.
Many people like to chew gum, but what kind of effect does it have on your teeth? Maybe you’ve heard that it can be good for your oral health, but do you know why? Read our blog post for everything you need to know about chewing gum and if it helps cleans teeth.
We want everyone to have a safe, happy, and fun Halloween this year! But it’s also important to be aware of the dangers that candy consumption can create for your teeth. Check out our blog post for answers to your questions on how candy causes tooth decay.