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Root Canal Awareness in Chicago

Did you know that the last week of March is devoted to raising Root Canal Awareness? It’s true. The American Association of Endodontists and dentists throughout the country use this week to dispel myths and misconceptions about root canal therapy. Unfortunately, root canal procedures have a bad reputation. Just saying the words “root canal” may… Read more »

Gum Disease Myths Dispelled by Your Chicago Dentist

Gum disease is common. Recent findings show up to 80% of the population in the United States has gum disease. Despite the fact that gum disease is very common, many patients lack awareness and information on the disease. Early stages of gum disease (gingivitis) are reversible with regular dental cleanings and thorough oral hygiene. If… Read more »

Chicago Dentist Offers Tips for Protecting Teeth on St. Patrick’s Day

This Saturday, our Chicago River will be dyed green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Many Irish-Americans have strong roots in our area, and we hope that our patients enjoy a safe and fun St. Patrick’s Day celebration. In honor of this special day, Dr. James Fondriest wants to give you some trivia and helpful… Read more »

Which Mouthwash is Best?

Have you been on the dental product aisle at the store lately? Toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, and mouthwash takes up the entire aisle. There are seemingly hundreds of products to choose from. A dentist or hygienist may have told you, use a soft-bristled toothbrush, ADA-approved fluoride toothpaste, and whichever floss you prefer. But what about mouthwash?… Read more »