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How To Know If You Have Periodontal Disease

By |2018-08-08T12:20:59+00:00January 16th, 2018|periodontal disease|

The oral cavity is composed of the teeth, the jaw bone, the soft tissue (the gums, lips, cheeks, floor of the mouth) and the periodontal fibers — and health can only be declared when all of these structures are found at perfect health. The teeth, although the main structure of [...]

The Importance of Cosmetic Dentistry

By |2018-08-08T12:22:23+00:00December 15th, 2017|Cosmetic Dentistry|

Here at Oak Brook Smiles, we have various kinds of cosmetic dentistry procedures to further improve the smile you always deserve. Dr. Haque will be happy to talk with each of your cosmetic concerns during your consultation. Though, he will make a recommendation depending on your current dental record or [...]

Dental Appliances For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

By |2018-08-08T12:23:24+00:00November 18th, 2017|Sleep Apnea|

Dental appliances for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are recommended to patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea. These dental appliances may also be recommended to be worn in conjunction with a CPAP device to help lower high pressure needs of particular patients. 2 Categories of Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea Mandibular [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Invisalign

By |2018-08-08T12:24:24+00:00October 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Traditional metal braces are quickly becoming a thing of the past! Invisalign technology is more popular as an orthodontic treatment option for people who need to straighten their teeth. And because of Invisalign's many advantages over braces, it was reported to have been preferred by more than 700,000 patients since 2008. Most [...]

What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth and Dental Emergencies

By |2018-01-05T17:16:30+00:00September 13th, 2017|Dental Treatments|

Are you feeling discomfort or pain in the back of your mouth? Has your gum erupted and become swollen? Chances are your wisdom teeth are about to set and you need an emergency dentist. Wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth that people get in their teen years or [...]

Dental Implants: How Long Do They Last?

By |2018-09-15T05:57:21+00:00August 25th, 2017|Dental Treatments|

Dental implants are one of the most popular restorative dental procedures available today. Implants has plenty of benefits over traditional dentures, including: Since dental implants are permanent, they don’t slip out of place when chewing or speaking There is no hard plastic appliance covering the roof of the mouth The [...]

Lost a Filling? Here’s What You Should Do

By |2018-01-05T17:23:05+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Dental Treatments|

Do you know what you would do if you ever lost your filling? Many people feel a sense of panic when this happens and don’t know how to respond. Losing a filling occurs most frequently when patients are chewing their food and accidentally bite down too hard on the filling. [...]

Sleep Better, Call a “No More Snore” Dentist

By |2018-01-16T10:30:29+00:00May 15th, 2017|Sleep Apnea|

Dentistry has an important role airway assessment. Airway is especially important to sleep and overall health. Obstructed airways can increase the effects of diabetes, increases the risk of strokes, heart disease, obesity, and the rate of cancer. Obstructive sleep apnea and snoring has a huge impact on mental health and physical [...]

How Modern Dentistry is Beneficial in Detecting Oral Problems

By |2018-09-15T06:07:38+00:00April 19th, 2017|Dentistry|

Bacteria is normally found in a person’s mouth. However with poor dental hygiene, left over food debris is turned by these bacteria into acids. With the accumulation of these three: food debris, acids and bacteria, dental plaque is formed. If dental plaque is left unremoved, it may turn to tartar [...]