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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 [...]

How Diagnodent can detect tooth decay

By |2018-01-05T17:34:49+00:00September 29th, 2016|Dental Treatments|

Tooth decay is the most common cause of tooth loss among children and adults alike. It is caused by sugar acids – the by-product of sugar and bacteria in the mouth. Tooth decays in the tooth surface are diagnosed visually with the help of dental probes. Decays that are present [...]

A Promising New Treatment for Gum Disease

By |2018-08-08T12:32:41+00:00July 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Gum disease, which you may also hear us refer to as periodontal disease, starts when plaque build-up on the teeth causes the gums to become tender. As the condition progresses, the gums slowly recede. Since the only symptoms are occasional bleeding when brushing and slight tenderness, most patients don’t notice [...]

What to Do When You Lose a Filling

By |2018-08-08T12:34:46+00:00June 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

You may feel a sense of panic when you bite into your food and quickly realize that you lost your filling. However, there is no need to feel alarmed since Dr. Haque of Oak Brook Smiles has plenty of experience replacing a filling in a tooth. If possible, remove the [...]

Valuable tips for maintaining whitened teeth

By |2018-08-08T12:35:33+00:00April 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Teeth whitening procedures have become more and more popular these days. They can either be done at home or in-office. When a person wants his/her teeth whitened, he/she can visit a dentist for a teeth whitening procedure and enjoy the smile that lasts a lifetime. Before deciding to pursue teeth [...]