Posts Tagged: northbrook il dentist

Americans Score Low for Oral Health Knowledge

According to the American Dental Association, the United States needs some education on the facts about oral health. The association’s new Web site, mouthHealthy.org, features the results of a national survey that recently gave the average American a “D” on the fundamentals of oral health. The survey offered a range of true or false questions… Read more »

Beneath the Surface: Dental X-Rays

Radiography is an irreplaceable diagnostic tool. Dental x-rays show issues like tooth decay, misalignment, soft tissue damage, and periodontal disease that escape visual detection. Children generally need regular x-rays to check on the progress of budding teeth and orthodontia, while most adults get x-rays infrequently. However, if you smoke, have periodontal disease, orthodontia, or chronic… Read more »

Choosing a Quality Toothpaste

Visiting the dentist every six months for regular dental exams and cleanings is the best thing you can do for your oral health, but at-home dental hygiene is just as important. Your best bet for keeping your teeth and gums healthy between dental appointments is by having thorough at-home dental hygiene habits. This all starts… Read more »