Posts Tagged: dental office Lake Forest

Dental X-rays Tell a Story about Your Dental Health

At Lake Forest Dental Arts, we use X-rays to give us insight into some of the most elusive dental health issues to the naked eye. Using digital radiography our Lake Forest dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, can not only diagnose problems, but also develop treatment plans. In this blog, we will discuss the need for dental… Read more »

The Secret Life of Fluoride

In the world of dentistry, fluoride has been the best thing since sliced bread. We use fluoride in tooth strengthening supplements, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and possibly every dental hygiene product imaginable. In this blog, our Lake Forest dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, will explain why we think fluoride is so great and divulge some interesting information about… Read more »

Lake Forest Dentist Describes Patient Candidacy for Dental Implants

At Lake Forest Dental Arts, we recommend dental implants as a way to replace missing and damaged teeth. Dental implants are a secure, long lasting option for those who have lost teeth to accident or periodontal disease. While dental implants have a high success rate, they are not for everyone. Certain health conditions and lifestyle… Read more »

Porcelain Veneers Trivia from Lake Forest Dentist

If anyone knows porcelain veneers, that person is Dr. James Fondriest. Skilled in the art of dentistry, Dr. Fondriest has transformed hundreds of smiles with this cosmetic dentistry procedure. Test your dental knowledge with this porcelain veneers trivia from your Lake Forest cosmetic dentist, Dr. Fondriest. Q1. True or false: The first porcelain veneers were… Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Prevent Further Tooth Loss

In one of our previous dental blogs, Dr. Fondriest discussed how missing teeth should not be viewed as an inevitable fact of aging. Instead, seniors should fight back against tooth loss with proper oral hygiene, frequent dental checkups and cleanings, as well as restorative dentistry. Dental implants can play a significant role in maintaining your… Read more »

Restorative Dentistry Quiz from Your Lake Forest Dentist

Which of the following is considered restorative dentistry? A. Root canal treatment B. Porcelain crowns C. Dental implants D. All of the above   Q2. True or False: Dental implants prevent jawbone deterioration.   Q3. Which of the following are tooth replacements? A. Dental implants B. Dental bridges C. Partial dentures D. All of the above   Q4…. Read more »

Chicago Dentist Explains How to Protect Your Enamel against Acidic Drinks

Sports Drinks Linked to Enamel Erosion In our last dental blog on sports drinks, we learned that sports drinks are not as healthy as you might think. In fact, sports drinks have a deadly combination of sugar and acidity that can wreak havoc on your tooth enamel. Weakened enamel creates an environment for cavities, tooth… Read more »