Posts Categorized: Broken Teeth

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Your dentist provides preventive dentistry to keep your teeth and gums healthy which includes a thorough oral examination, a professional dental cleaning, and x-rays. Other treatments include tooth extractions, fillings, root canals, and periodontal therapy. But a cosmetic dentist improves your smile which can include treating discolored, chipped, misshapen, or missing teeth; restoring worn or… Read more »

Top Four Holiday Dental Offenders

Don’t be a dental emergency statistic. During the holidays you don’t like thinking about emergencies. You like to hope that all goes well and you and your family come out on the other end healthy and happy, and most of the time all goes well. However, there are those occasional mishaps, and some of them… Read more »

A Close Look at a Broken Tooth

Although protected by the most resilient substance found within the human body, your teeth aren’t indestructible. In fact, teeth crack and break all the time, which begs the question, just how strong are they, really? The answer is “very strong” if you take proper care of them, meaning more than just brushing and flossing your… Read more »

Transform Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

A perfect smile can instill confidence and make a great first impression. In fact, according to a recent Kelton Research study, people with beautiful smiles are considered both more attractive and successful. The study went on to reveal that for many Americans, a smile is one of the first things they notice when meeting someone… Read more »

Do You Suffer from TMJ Disorder?

Did you know that TMJ disorder, or TMD, affects over ten million people in the United States alone? Jaw strain that results in TMJ disorder can lead to a number of uncomfortable symptoms. Without treatment, TMJ disorder may make eating and even yawning difficult. Fortunately, your Lake Forest dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, offers the experience… Read more »

Lake Forest, IL Dentist: Dental Infections and Broken Teeth

Not all broken teeth were created equal. In other words, broken teeth have varying degrees of severity. A broken tooth could have just a chip missing, while other breaks reach as far as the tooth’s pulp. Regardless of the size of the break, leaving a broken tooth untreated could lead to infections. Since the enamel… Read more »