It’s Better To Prevent A Cavity Than Fill One

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In 1989, Dr. Dino Mantis established Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette. Dr. Mantis is an outstanding dental professional dedicated to preventative dentistry. What is preventative dentistry? The goal of preventative dentistry is to preserve oral health so that no restorative dental work ever becomes required. In other words, preventing decay, gum disease, and…

Is Mouthwash A Must?

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If you’ve ever perused the dental care aisle of a grocery store, you know that there are many different types of mouthwash. Some tout their germ-killing abilities, others emphasize their fluoride content, and some claim to whiten teeth while freshening the breath. These are all great benefits, but will they help meet your oral care…

Are Dental Veneers Reversible?

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When individuals seek cosmetic dentistry to improve their smile, porcelain veneers are a successful option. Unlike a crown that completely covers the tooth, a veneer is a super thin layer of a very durable porcelain, composite bonding, or ceramic. When bonded to a tooth, the veneer creates a natural, translucent, and new surface. It improves…

Are All Carbs Created Equal?

Diet Changes For Healthier Teeth In Wilmette

Hello, I am doctor Dino Mantis of Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette. Today, we are focusing on diet and oral health. I’m sure you brush and floss regularly and hopefully visit your dental practice for necessary cleanings, but did you know that making small but important changes to your diet can improve your oral…

Yes, We Treat Bad Breath

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When dental patients ask if mouthwash cures bad breath, we tell them that treating bad breath with a mouthwash is like drenching yourself with cologne instead of taking a shower. Mouthwash is only a temporary mask for odor caused by poor oral hygiene, tongue bacteria, or digestive conditions. The best-selling mouthwashes have a significant amount…