Posts Categorized: Just for Fun

Lake Forest, IL Dentist: Bad Breath and Dental Bridges

illustration of a dental bridge

Cleaning dental bridges can be cumbersome. The spaces between the pontics (or false teeth) and the gum line tend to be areas where bacteria and particles of food can gather. Because of such, a specialized flossing technique for removal is required. If those spaces are not cleaned properly, patients can experience severe bad breath or… 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 »

Fall Ride to Help Families In Need

Fall Ride in Lake Forest

If you’re looking for a great excuse to take your bike out on the open road, this fall will provide a chance to combine your passion for motorcycling with philanthropy. Unforgotten Riders will be having a Fall Ride on September 13, 2015, through Lake and McHenry counties. Participants will start at Anthony Buick GMC in… Read more »

Fifteen Fun Dental Facts From Dr. Fondriest

While you try to be diligent regarding your dental care, let’s face it, most people try to avoid thinking about dentistry. However, the subject of dentistry doesn’t have to be all serious, dull, and boring. It doesn’t have to bring forth fear and anxiety. The history of dentistry is actually very interesting. For all of… Read more »

Top-Rated, Everyday Dental Products

Imagine this: you’re in the teeth cleaning aisle of the local drugstore trying to pick out a few items. Toothbrushes, toothpastes, floss, and mouthwashes bombard your vision. Which to choose​,is the question, yet the correct answer doesn’t come to mind. To help his patients avoid situations, such as the one described above, Dr. James Fondriest… Read more »