Time To Upgrade Your Smile?

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Have you thought about upgrading your smile? Cosmetic dentistry from Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL offers many possibilities! Teeth whitening is the quickest and least invasive procedure. The results are better than you might expect. Professional teeth whitening far surpasses any commercial product you’ll find at the store. Porcelain veneers are an…

Think You Know How To Brush? Think Again.

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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

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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?

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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…

Tooth Bleaching Fact And Fiction

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There’s hardly anyone out there who wouldn’t like to have a brighter, whiter smile. With professional teeth whitening at Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL, getting the whitest possible smile has never been easier. You might think that over-the-counter whitening products are a shortcut to whiter teeth. It’s true that there are lots…

Hiccups In Your Dental Routine

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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

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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…

Why a Root Canal Is Not Something To Fear

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This post from Mantis Dentistry & Implant Center in Wilmette IL addresses one of the most feared dental procedures: the root canal. If you find out you need a root canal, don’t panic. When we recommend this procedure, it’s to repair and save a damaged or infected tooth. Why do people fear root canals? Simple:…