Mistletoe Time: Is Your Experience Magnificent Or Maddening?

There are usually two types of feelings you can have when you walk into a room and realize you (and another individual) are standing beneath the mistletoe when it comes to your smile. If you love your smile, then you will feel magnificent about this funny moment! If not, then a potentially friendly and silly… Read more »

Do You Wake Up with Sore Cheeks and Temples?

illustration of woman experiencing pain in temples

Some people experience pain and tension in their facial regions after waking up. Sleep is supposed to rejuvenate your mind and body after a long day of work or school. Unfortunately, some people wake up with even more tension and pain. Headaches, dizziness, earaches, and jaw pain experienced immediately after waking are often closely associated… Read more »

Dentistry in Shakespeare’s Time

Shakespearean actor holding skull

Today we’d like to pay homage to the world’s greatest poet and playwright – William Shakespeare. Sadly, Shakespeare died at the age of 52. Today, this is considered tragically young, but in the 17th century, the average male lived to age 47. Poor hygiene and inadequate medical knowledge meant that disease ran rampant, and this… Read more »

Cosmetic Changes: Things To Get Excited About

Whether you’re thinking about talking with our Lake Forest, IL team about porcelain veneers, whitening, or other cosmetic care, one thing is certain: There is an awful lot to get excited about! However, if you have tried to learn about cosmetic improvements with other practices before or you are simply new to this field of… Read more »

Crowns: Why We May Suggest PFM Over All-Porcelain

Unless you’ve dealt with receiving a dental crown before, you may not yet be familiar with PFM crowns. Good news: It might sound mysterious but our Lake Forest, IL team can explain very quickly. PFM simply stands for porcelain-fused-to-metal. This is a dental crown built on a metal base with a layer of porcelain baked… Read more »