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Plaque vs. Tartar Differences and Prevention Tips

Plaque vs. Tartar: Differences and Prevention Tips

Most people know that they want to avoid both plaque and tartar, but they are not usually aware of the differences between the two. However, there are several important differences that must be understood in order to keep your teeth clean and healthy. Here are some of the basics about plaque, tartar, and their causes […]


What is Gum Recession

What is Gum Recession?

Gum recession is a type of condition on which the teeth’s roots become exposed as the result of loss of gum tissue. This is a very common oral health concern, not only in adults, because even teenagers are prone to gum recession as well. Once gums recede, pockets or gaps form in between the teeth […]


Dental Bonding Services In Rockford

Dental Bonding Services In Rockford

The dentist often repairs decayed or broken teeth for their patients by adhering some special resin or plastic that bears the same color as the natural tooth enamel. This type of treatment procedure is termed as dental bonding. Much different from fitting artificial dentures, which need to be created out of veneer in a laboratory, […]


What's The Best Crown For Your Tooth

What’s The Best Crown For Your Tooth?

Often when talking about dental procedures, you will come across the term crown. A crown is an artificial cap or covering that fits over a portion of an existing tooth or post. There are many reasons why a crown may be used. In some cases, crowns will be used to cover or strengthen a broken […]


Periodontal Disease Learn The Signs & Treatment

Periodontal Disease: Learn The Signs & Treatment

Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums that also affects your teeth and sometimes the bones around your teeth. Periodontal disease or periodontitis is the more advanced stage of this bacterial infection. Gum irritation and the beginning of periodontal disease is called gingivitis. Common Symptoms of Periodontal Disease All cases of periodontal disease […]


TMJ Do I Need a Professionally Fitted Mouth Guard

TMJ: Do I Need a Professionally Fitted Mouth Guard?

If you have been diagnosed with a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), your dentist may have told you that a mouth guard, also called a splint, orthotic, or occlusal appliance may help ease your pain. These devices can be purchased over-the-counter and even online, but beware. Devices that are not personally and professional fitted are manufactured […]


5 Ways to Protect Teeth From the Holiday Sugar Rush

5 Ways To Protect Teeth From The Holiday Sugar Rush

If there is one thing you can guarantee around the holiday season in Rockford, it is that you will have a lot of access to candy and sweet desserts. It is a great time of year to indulge in these things but if you are not careful, all of that sugar can cause some damage […]


Thanksgiving Foods That Can Discolor Your Teeth

Thanksgiving Foods That Can Discolor Teeth

Few holidays embody being grateful for what you have more than Thanksgiving! As you and your family sit down to eat, it’s important to consider everything we take for granted in our lives, not least of which is good dental health. Yet many of the holiday’s most popular foods can threaten your teeth in a […]


5 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Give You Your Smile Back

5 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Give You Your Smile Back

Your smile can make or break a first impression and maintaining that smile is an important part of good dental health. Through injury, normal wear, or decay, you may find dental problems can affect the look of your smile. The good news is, cosmetic dentistry often has a solution. Here are five ways that cosmetic […]


Signs, Causes, and Treatment for Cracked Teeth

Signs, Causes, and Treatment for Cracked Teeth

Though nobody wants to deal with having a cracked tooth, it is important to know the signs, causes, and treatments for cracked teeth, and that will be the focus of this article. How do Cracks Develop? When a person sustains a cavity, this will weaken the integrity of that tooth, making it susceptible to fractures. […]


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