How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, and this can contribute to poor dental health. At Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL we recommend a new toothbrush about every three months. How often you replace your toothbrush depends, of course, on how often you use it. We recommend, strongly,…

Ouch! Are Your Teeth Sensitive?

Are Your Teeth Sensitive In Wilmette?

If you feel tooth sensitivity when you sip coffee or bite into ice cream, Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL is here for you. Millions of Americans have sensitive teeth. Problems with hot and cold foods and drinks are one of the most common complaints. Tactile issues – biting or chewing hard foods…

The Future of Tooth Decay in Wilmette

Tooth decay is the single most common dental issue there is. Unlike a cut on your finger, a cavity will not heal itself. In a worst case scenario, an untreated cavity can lead to future problems, up to and including tooth loss. That’s why we stress regular brushing and flossing to all of our patients,…

Sealants Prevent Cavities For Kids

Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center Sealants Prevent Cavities For Wilmette Kids

Regular brushing and flossing are essential in preventing tooth decay. But another valuable tool are dental sealants, and at Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL, we have the info you need on how they work! Dental sealants are a thin layer of plastic painted onto the chewing surfaces of the molars. Applying them…

Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

Evanston Preventive Dentistry

In this post from Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL, we are focusing on your dental health. The typical American diet tends to be high in calories. And while this is a good thing, as everyone needs energy, it’s also important to make sure you’re receiving the important nutrients your body needs. When…

Soft, Medium, Or Buzz Lightyear?

Affordable Dentistry in Wilmette

At Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL patients sometimes ask us how they should go about choosing a toothbrush. Picking this most basic dental health tool can be as hard as choosing a paint color, and there seem to be just as many choices. The most important consideration for a toothbrush is soft…