Dental Crowns: Which one Will Help Save Your Smile?

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Sometimes teeth get damaged because of injury or decay. There are several solutions that might help but depending on the type of damage and the state of your teeth, your dentist may decide that dental crowns are the best way to fix your tooth. A dental crown, also known as a cap, fits over a damaged tooth to improve its …

A Night Guard In Park Ridge Will Prevent Grinding Damage

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Your tooth enamel is the strongest substance in your entire body. This strong but brittle tooth layer is made up of 96% mineral content, but that doesn’t make it invincible. In fact, if you’re among the estimated 13% of people who suffer from teeth grinding or teeth clenching (bruxism), you could be causing serious damage. At Park Ridge Dental Associates, …

A Tooth Extraction Primer – First In A 2-Part Series!

Young with missing front teeth

As a dentist in Park Ridge, at Park Ridge Dental Associates, a tooth extraction is one of the most common procedures we do besides regular dental hygiene care and thorough oral health checkups. And while we’ll always do our best to treat your tooth to save it, there are many reasons why pulling one or more teeth may be necessary, …

Say So Long To Tooth Stains – With Teeth Whitening!

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Whichever way you look at it, we’ve got you covered! When you’re unhappy with your smile, it can change how you look at the world – and how you feel others look at you. For many people, the colour of their teeth has a big impact on how they feel about their smile. Are you one of them? At Park …

Don’t Become The Victim Of A Sports Injury – Wear A Sports Mouthguard

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Does your son or daughter play on a school sports team? Are you in a rec league? Listen up! Your preventive dentist in Park Ridge wants you to get the best protection for your precious smile – a sports mouthguard. Some things are out of our control … but what we can prevent is damage to our smiles caused by …

Wake Up Refreshed With Sleep Apnea Treatment

Woman enjoys restful sleep thanks to sleep apnea treatment

Sleep apnea is a disorder that results in the momentary cessation of breathing throughout the night. These involuntary pauses in breathing might seem like a small thing, but for some people, they occur up to sixty or more times per hour for a duration of up to 30 seconds each time… That’s almost FOUR hours of no breathing in an …

Restoring Your Smile After A Tooth Extraction

Last month, we blogged about the reasons you may need a tooth extraction. As your dentist in Park Ridge, at Park Ridge Dental Associates, we also have ways to restore your teeth if your tooth extraction left you with a gap in your smile that changes how well you chew, speak, and feel around other people. Another consideration is that …

A Tooth Extraction Primer – First In A 2-Part Series!

As a dentist in Park Ridge, at Park Ridge Dental Associates, a tooth extraction is one of the most common procedures we do besides regular dental hygiene care and thorough oral health checkups. And while we’ll always do our best to treat your tooth to save it, there are many reasons why pulling one or more teeth may be necessary, …

Ask Your Dentist In Park Ridge: Inlays Or Onlays … For Your Smile?

Have you ever heard someone mention dental inlays and onlays? If not, that’s OK! Many people are unfamiliar with this restorative treatment … until they visit us at Park Ridge Dental Associates, their dentist in Park Ridge. Some background … Gold inlays were primarily used to restore tooth structure affected by decay. Nowadays, they are used the same way but …

Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants In Park Ridge?

At Park Ridge Dental Associates, your dentist in Park Ridge, we believe everyone deserves to experience life with a complete, healthy smile. That’s why we provide restorative dentistry, including dental implants – a revolutionary way to replace missing teeth. Because of this treatment, many people like you are proudly showing off their new and improved look and enjoying the everyday …