Oral Health For Wilmette Diabetics

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Oral Health For Chicago Diabetics

According to the CDC, over 34 million Americans have diabetes. Perhaps you are one of them. Let’s talk about oral health for diabetics. Many Chicago people with diabetes have dental problems. However, gum disease, and decay are not unavoidable for those affected by diabetes. Blood Sugar and Oral Health Blood sugar is a complicating factor…

Raise Your Dental IQ

Raise Your Dental IQ

There are many simple things that a health-conscious person can do to raise their Dental IQ and improve their oral health. One simple lesson involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But, don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. The critical thing is the balance of bacteria. This is where brushing…

Danger Zone! 5 Signs Of Gum Disease

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Here is some vital news for anyone who cares about their dental health: periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a principal cause of tooth loss among adults. There is also evidence that it is connected to heart disease. Fortunately, this problem is easy to treat if it is learned in the early stages. What warning signs…

Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics

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Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center patients use the word “cavity” often when discussing oral health practices. Along with teeth whitening and other cosmetic dentistry procedures, cavities are a hot topic. At Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center we think it’s great that people in the Chicago area are so conscious of their teeth, and we feel…

What is a Beautiful Smile Worth?

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What is a beautiful smile worth? Men and women who have received a smile makeover at Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette say it was worth every penny. Your smile is a part of you that you share with your family, friends, and colleagues every day. An attractive smile creates confidence. If you are…

How Tooth Grinding Can Damage Your Smile

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What is Tooth Grinding? Tooth grinding (or bruxism in doctor-speak) is a common behavior among individuals of all ages. It is when a person involuntarily clenches their jaw or rubs their teeth together. Tooth grinding can take place during the day or night and can affect children and adults. Some individuals grind their teeth intermittently…

Tooth Whitening: In-Office vs. DIY

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If you are planning to whiten your teeth, the critical first step is to elect a whitening method. It may seem like there are a multitude of options, but it’s important to remember that they all employ a peroxide-based whitening solution. The difference lies in the strength of the bleaching solution and the method of…

Captivate Audiences Once Again

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Hello Wilmette! Remember when being a toothless five-year-old charmed friends and family? When a lisp was considered precious and endearing? Doesn’t really work for adults. Toothless smiles are awkward and lisps can make you self-conscious. But your days of drawing delighted looks and commanding a conversation may not be gone forever—even if you have teeth…