Posts Tagged: Lake Forest dental office

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 »

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 »

One More Reason to Quit Smoking: Root Canals

Public service announcements and other campaigns barrage smokers with information, pleading for a change of heart. Perhaps you know that smoking increases your risk of oral cancer, gum disease, and cavities. Elizabeth Krall Kayle, professor of the department of health at Boston University’s Goldman School of Medicine, authored a study that might give smokers one… Read more »

Chicago Cosmetic Dentist Answers Artistic Dentistry FAQs

What is Artistic Dentistry in Lake Forest? Artistic dentistry involves the idea that porcelain veneers, dental implants, porcelain crowns, and other cosmetic restorations should be a “genuine artistic replication of nature.” This means our Chicago cosmetic dentist, Dr. Fondriest will use artistic skill to comprehensively restore a smile and create natural-looking beauty. This type of… Read more »