Cavities are common, but because they cause teeth to ache, most patients seek treatment for them in their mild to moderate stages. With a tooth-colored filling, patients can restore their teeth and forget a cavity was ever there. Sometimes, though, decay can become significantly more severe by the time you seek treatment, and instead of… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Root Canals
There are constantly new and improved dental treatments due to advances in dental technology. If you had a root canal several years ago, the way your treatment was performed may have changed. New and improved techniques are always being developed to decrease chair time for the patient and make things faster, easier, and less uncomfortable…. Read more »
How do you feel about the appearance of your smile? For many people, an array of dental imperfections hinders the health and beauty of their smiles. In fact, a recent study conducted by Wakefield Research shows that over a third of Americans are unhappy with the appearance of their smile. Fortunately for residents of Kildeer,… Read more »
Keeping your teeth bright and free of stains doesn’t just make your smile sparkle. Regular dental hygiene also protects an important part of your teeth that you can’t even see. In today’s blog, your Lake Forest dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, explains he importance of protecting your dental pulp.
Smoking is bad for you. You know that. You’re probably well aware of the fact that smoking can lead to a laundry list of health problems, including emphysema, heart disease, and cancer. But did you know smoking can also increase your chances of needing a root canal procedure? Our Lake Forest dentist Dr. James Fondriest… Read more »
Public service announcements and other campaigns barrage smokers with information, pleading for a change of heart. If you have kept up with our Chicago dentist’s blogs over the past few weeks, you know that smoking increases your risk of oral cancer, gum disease, and cavities. Elizabeth Krall Kayle, professor of the department of health at… Read more »