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
We were always at the forefront of safe, sterile practices for our patients. After a long, strange spring season focused on keeping our families and yours safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we reopened our office on June 1, 2020. At that time and ongoing, we’re leading the way with the most advanced and strictest guidance … Continued
One of the best things you can do to stop the spread of disease is to wash your hands thoroughly and often. Read our Romeoville Dental Center blog for tips & techniques.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, our Romeoville Dental Center, Romeoville, Illinois, dental office is operating under limited hours for emergencies only. The safety and health of our patients, our employees, and our community are our top priorities. Read our blog post for tips on keeping safe during the pandemic.
Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your day! It might be frightening to go through, but the very first step of addressing a dental emergency is determining whether or not it is even an emergency to begin with. Read our blog post for advice on determining what is considered a dental emergency.