Smokey the Bear’s Right about Forest Fires…and Periodontitis

Everyone has heard Smokey the Bear giving us the business about not being a bunch of lunkheads and starting forest fires. Even though Chicago isn’t exactly the hotbed of forest fires, we still all know the saying, “Only you can prevent forest fires.”

True enough. But only you can also prevent gum disease. Now, who’s the […]

By |August 15th, 2017|Periodontal Disease|0 Comments

How to Makeover your Smile

Dr. Steven Hoffenberg offers several cosmetic dentistry options to highlight your most important asset: your smile. A smile makeover can do wonders to enhance self-confidence in both professional and private settings. A brilliant smile makeover involves improving the appearance of your smile by incorporating one or more of the following: teeth whitening, dental veneers, dental […]

By |July 15th, 2017|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

These four habits could be hurting your dental health

Maintaining a brilliant and healthy smile takes daily dedication. Overtime, you may have picked up harmful habits that are diminishing your dental health. If you’ve picked up any of these four habits, don’t worry. The first step toward a healthier smile is recognizing what is keeping you from it.

Using teeth as tools: Tearing a […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Dental Health|0 Comments

Today’s Dentures Are Not Yesterday’s Dentures

A time-honored solution for missing and decayed teeth is dentures. Dentures can open the door to a whole new life for you, boost your self-confidence and help you speak and eat more comfortably. If you aren’t smiling because of old, ill-fitting dentures, you aren’t making important professional and personal connections. It may be time for […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Dentures|0 Comments

Cosmetic Dentistry: The Common Options

By |February 8th, 2016|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

Preventive Dentistry Strategies | Vernon Hills Dentistry

Did you know that there are tons of ways in which you can properly manage your oral health? Preventive Dentistry aims to emphasize the importance of ongoing hygiene procedure and daily practices to prevent tooth decay and other dental diseases and conditions. Follow these simple strategies to maintain your oral health!

Brush and floss at least twice […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Preventive Dentistry|0 Comments

Cleaning & Prevention: Home Care | Preventative Dentistry, Vernon Hills, IL

There are plenty of ways to keep your teeth looking and feeling healthy for your lifetime. Preventing dental issues starts first and foremost with yourself. Maintaining a great oral health routine is an issue some individuals have. In order to maintain a great hygiene routine, brush your teeth at least twice a day with an […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Preventive Dentistry|0 Comments

How do Dental Implants Work? | Vernon Hills Dentist

Dental Implants are metal posts that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once there are secured in place, they allow dentists to mount replacement teeth on top of them. This procedures offers a more secure form and alternative to dentures.

How do Dental Implants work?

Due to the fact that they are fused to […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Dental Implants|0 Comments

Alternatives to Improving Your Smile | Vernon Hills Cosmetic Dentist

While most individuals look to tooth whitening as a way to drastically improve the cosmetic appearance of their smiles, there are a couple other alternatives to this method. Not everyone is a perfect candidate for whitening. In fact, if you have fillings, crowns, caps, or bonding done in your front teeth, the bleach will simply […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

Teeth Cleaning Guide | Vernon Hills Dentist

To prevent cavities, you need to remove plaque, the transparent layer of bacteria that coats the teeth. The best way to do this is by brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing at least once a day. Brushing also stimulates the gums, which helps to keep them healthy and prevent gum disease. Brushing and […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Dental Health|0 Comments