Easing your Dental Phobia

9%-20% of Americans completely avoid visiting the dentist due to fear or anxiety. Dental phobia is a universal fear but goes beyond general anxiety. With a dental phobia, you felt panicked and terrified over the very thought of sitting in the dentist’s chair. Those with dental phobia understand that their fear is unfounded but are […]

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

Halloween Candy Safety for Kids

Fall ushers in a tasty trio of holiday celebrations: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. These dessert and candy packed months are pure joy to children (and many adults), but they bring with them added health cautions. This October, there are several ways you can have a healthy and safe Halloween.
Be careful about how much candy your […]

By |October 15th, 2017|Dental Health, Preventive Dentistry|0 Comments

Lend Your Student a Hand

There are multiple ways that parents help their children. During the school years, it is not uncommon to find a parent in the classroom, on the field, or baking cupcakes for the thousandth time. Parents sit with children as the write papers or work out hard math problems. They may sit with them when they […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Dental Health|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

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