Posts Tagged: chicago teeth whitening

Real Men Don’t Wear Veneers: The Changing Face of Cosmetic Dentistry

As a society, Americans have historically tended to associate a concern for one’s personal appearance with women. For men, caring too much about the way you looked threw your masculinity into question. In recent years, however, that way of thinking is changing. Men are becoming more aware of how their appearance directly affects both their… Read more »

The Perils of Brighter Pearly Whites

Rich, delicious foods are great – in moderation. A flavorful wine is wonderful – in moderation. And teeth whitening can seriously improve a smile’s appearance – if used in moderation. For a few years now, the media has deemed people who over-bleach their teeth bleach-orexics. As a respected cosmetic dentist, Dr. James Fondriest condones professional… Read more »

The Most Popular Cosmetic Dental Procedures in Chicago

Cosmetic dentistry in Chicago is becoming more popular than ever before. Your smile is an asset. An attractive smile is important in both your professional and personal life. With modern technology and extensive experience, our cosmetic dentist, Dr. Fondriest at Lake Forest Dental Arts can transform your smile into something you will want to show… Read more »

Chicago Dentist Explains How to Preserve Cosmetic Dental Work

Floss to Help Prevent Porcelain Veneer Staining You may have heard that porcelain veneers are stain resistant and can help brighten your teeth, but proper oral hygiene is still necessary to keep your veneers sparkling white. The thin porcelain shells that make up veneers are less porous than natural teeth, making them more resistant to… Read more »

Foods that Improve Your Oral Health

Strawberries Can Help Whiten Teeth Unlike most colorful berries,  such as blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries, that stain your teeth, strawberries can actually whiten your teeth. Malic acid, an organic compound found in strawberries, works to lightly remove stains and whiten teeth. Malic acid in excess can cause foods to become extremely tart and irritate the… Read more »

How to properly brush your teeth

How to Brush Your Teeth Brushing your teeth will go a long way toward good oral hygiene and disease prevention. The ADA recommends that you brush twice daily to maintain good oral health. As Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” It is better to try to avoid problems… Read more »

Your Smile Can Outshine the Sun with Professional Teeth Whitening

As we transition into summertime, you’re probably working on getting your body into shape for swimsuits and warm-weather clothes. But what about preparing your teeth? Cosmetic dentist Dr. James Fondriest, at Lake Forest Dental Arts, offers professional at-home teeth whitening to give you a summer-ready smile. Why Choose Teeth Whitening? A white smile is a… Read more »

Whiter Teeth at Home from Your Chicago Cosmetic Dentist

Do you want a brighter smile? You’re not alone. Americans place high importance on nice smiles. A white smile, in particular, indicates health and youth. In fact, according to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the most common response to the question: “What would you most like to improve about your… Read more »

How Sophisticated North Shore Residents Achieve Whiter Teeth

If you want whiter teeth, you might be overwhelmed by the number of professional and over-the-counter products available. How do you choose the right one? You can start by eliminating over-the-counter products from your list, because they do not yield results that are as permanent or striking as professional whitening. As for the right professional… Read more »

Lake Forest Beware: 10 Foods and Beverages That Stain Teeth (Part 2)

Foods that Stain your Teeth Everyone wants a beautiful smile, and bright teeth are a big part of the package. That’s why products like at-home whitening systems and whitening toothpaste are so popular. But many of the foods and drinks we consume can stain our teeth and take away from their beauty. On Monday, you learned… Read more »