Posts Tagged: cosmetic dentist

Lake Forest Dentist: Dieting Tips for Your Mouth and Body

Most dieters are more concerned with their waistlines than they are with the health of their mouths. Unfortunately, these dieters are missing a big opportunity to make their diets work for their entire bodies. Much like the ripples that spread from a stone thrown into a lake, one small change can spread throughout the body. Because… Read more »

Lake Forest Dentist Explains Why Your Teeth Are Yellowing

Having yellow teeth can be very upsetting. If your teeth are not as white as they used to be, you may hide your smile, which can have a surprising impact on your day-to-day outlook. Research has shown that people who make a conscious decision to smile more often feel happier. Because our facial expressions are capable of affecting… Read more »

Lake Forest Dentist Explains Drawbacks of In-Office Teeth Bleaching

Do you hide your teeth when you smile? Yellowed or stained teeth can be a source of embarrassment for many people. Thankfully, there are several teeth whitening options to remove stains and brighten smiles. But how can you know which methods to try and which to avoid? Your Lake Forest cosmetic dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, explains… Read more »

Bad Dental Habits You Should Avoid

Are you harming your teeth? Surprisingly, many of our patients are unaware that many habits are detrimental to their oral health. For patients who have recently had restorative or cosmetic dental work, these bad dental habits may affect the appearance and function of their smiles. Dr. James Fondriest wants his patients to preserve their smiles… Read more »

Cleaning Up: Alternative Uses for Dental Hygiene Products

How frustrating is it when you’re almost—but not quite—out of toothpaste, or when there’s only a little left at the bottom of the mouthwash bottle? “Waste not, want not.” There are plenty of other uses for oral hygiene products. Your old toothbrush still has life left in it as well! We’ve collected a short list… Read more »

Lake Forest Dental Arts Leads the way in Dental Implants

Modern dental implant treatment has been used for more than 25 years. In the last 10 years, it has become increasingly popular and more affordable. Dental implants are a high quality, durable, and esthetically pleasing treatment to replace missing teeth or to secure a denture, partial, or bridge. Many people suffer from tooth loss because… Read more »

Black Triangles Between Teeth

Sometimes, the upper front teeth have black triangles between them, just under the gum line. The dark spaces are simply a lack of light, but they can be unsightly. This condition is often caused by gum recession, either from the natural effects of aging or from periodontal disease. Fortunately, correcting the dark triangles is possible… Read more »

Four Ways That You Could Have a Whiter Smile

Are your teeth not as white as you’d like them to be? Whether you have extrinsic (outer) stains from food or drinks, or intrinsic (inner) stains from medication or fluorosis, North Shore cosmetic dentist Dr. James Fondriest offers cosmetic dental procedures to brighten your teeth. Whitening: Professional teeth whitening can produce more dramatic, longer lasting… Read more »