Get Those Teeth In Shape!

Wilmetteaffordable cosmetic dentistry

Regular exercise is essential to good health. When you’re physically fit, you look better, and more importantly, you feel better! And as we remind our patients here at Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL, the same goes for keeping your teeth in good shape, too! If your eyes are the window to your…

Think You Know How To Brush? Think Again.

Wilmette tooth brushing tips

You’ve been doing it since you were five. You switch to autopilot morning and night and get it done. But Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL has a question: are you doing it right? We ask this in all seriousness. There is always room for improvement, even in something as basic as brushing…

4 Oral Ailments To Discuss With Your Dentist

Bad Breath Treatment Chicago

This article is about some of the most common conditions that should be discussed with us at Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL. There is a solution for each one of these issues. Tooth Decay: This is easily the most common dental problem. Tooth decay (cavities) occurs when plaque combines with the sugars…

What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

wisdom teeth Wilmette

When a wisdom tooth tries to come in but is obstructed by the adjacent tooth, it becomes impacted and can result in such complications as pain, inflammation, or tooth decay. At Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL we can extract wisdom teeth. It’s challenging to clean partially-erupted wisdom teeth. Since they have a…

Hiccups In Your Dental Routine

Evanston cosmetic dental veneers

The most common times people brush their teeth are in the morning, before or after breakfast, and at night, after dinner or before going to bed. But sometimes hiccups in the schedule can knock you off a well-established routine. At Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL, we have some thoughts on that. “Sometimes…

Save Your Breath

bad breath treatments Wilmette

This post from Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL focuses on a problem experienced by many people, bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common is poor oral hygiene. Halitosis often happens in the middle of the day, due to an inability to brush between meals. Small food pieces…