Posts Tagged: dentist north chicago

Reduce Your Risk for Heart Attack

What causes heart disease? At the doctor’s office, on television, even on your breakfast cereal box, you’ve heard and read about the many risks for heart attack. For men and women, heart disease is the leading cause of death. Well known risk factors include age, genetics, smoking, high LDL cholesterol, high blood pressure, lack of… Read more »

Patient Testimonial: TMJ Headaches

“After 3 years of chronic TMJ pain, various treatments (such as biofeedback, physical therapy, and massage therapy), and countless doctors, I started to just accept that my headache and neck ache pain was always going to be a part of me. However, like all good stories, just when I had accepted my fate, my story… Read more »

Tooth Tattoos??

Today, body tattoos are wildly popular, particularly for people in their late teens to those hitting middle age. Reality television shows are dedicated to the culture surrounding body art, and tattoos are showing up everywhere – hands, wrists, necks, low-backs, feet, and teeth. Teeth? That’s right… there is such a thing as a tooth tattoo…. Read more »

A Reason to Smile

Have you ever been around a group of bubbly people, and suddenly you started to feel giddy, too? This could be the result of a contagious smile. In the same way that yawning can make other people yawn, smiling can make others smile. In a Harvard study covered at NPR, we learn that smiling does… Read more »

Questions to Improve Your Smile

Can I improve my smile? Learn the options with a smile makeover consultation A nice smile contributes to overall health, happiness, and appearance. Before visiting Dr. Fondriest for a smile makeover consultation, take a few moments to evaluate your smile at home. Answer these questions to decide what’s most important to you. What do I… Read more »

Dental Implant Planning for Success

When your dentures slip, do you wonder if dental implants would help? If it’s time to replace your partial or bridge, have you considered dental implants instead? If you’re missing just one tooth, and you don’t like the idea of a dental bridge, have you researched dental implants? Located on the north shore of Chicago,… Read more »

Eating Whole Grains | Healthy Habits

In celebration of Whole Grains Month… what’s that? You didn’t know that it’s Whole Grains Month?! Well it is! In celebration of Whole Grains Month, Dr. Fondriest wants you to know, eating whole grains can reduce your risk for inflammatory diseases, including gum disease, as well as tooth loss, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes,… Read more »