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 …

Boost Your Smile Potential with A Dental Bridge in Park Ridge

Getting a smile boost is about more than vanity. By repairing problems like missing or damaged teeth with crowns or a dental bridge in Park Ridge, you can have the pleasing – and functional – smile you’ve always dreamed about. How do I know if I am a candidate for dental crown or bridge treatment? A dental crown is recommended …

Dental Bonding For A Beautiful Smile

Your smile makes a statement – it speaks volumes without a single word being uttered. But if you’re unhappy with your teeth, you aren’t putting your best smile forward. One of the techniques we use as a dentist in Park Ridge that repairs smiles with excellent results is dental bonding. It can beautifully transform imperfections and damage, helping you smile …

Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

As a Park Ridge dentist, we have the expert skill and training to detect many diseases of the mouth, including oral cancer. Did you know that one American dies every hour from oral cancer? In fact, more people die from oral cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers are discovered in the late stages …

When Dental Emergencies Happen in Park Ridge

No one ever plans dental emergencies, and it’s for that reason exactly that you should plan how to react should one happen. The first thing to know is that if you have a dental emergency, your Park Ridge dentist is ready to help. We will always welcome your call. Secondly, there are a few things you can do before you …

Your TMD Dentist Can Stop The Pain

If you clench your jaws, grind your teeth, or have an unbalanced bite, eventually your chewing muscles can become fatigued, shorten, and go into painful spasms. Pain that originates in your jaw joints can spread to your temples or the back of your head and trigger migraines. It can also cause chronic neck, back, and shoulder pain. Why do TMD …

Dentures – Your Total Smile Solution

We provide dentures and can restore your natural appearance and your ability to eat and speak. For many people – in consultation with your family dental care provider in Park Ridge – dentures remain the treatment of choice. Dentures are removable, custom-fitted replacement teeth that are crafted from strong, durable materials like acrylic resin which can be reinforced with porcelain …