3020 Reflection Drive, Suite 112, Naperville, IL 60564 | (630) 718-1901

devops

Home/devops

About devops

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far devops has created 121 blog entries.

Who Might Need a Dental Cap?

One of the most common questions patients ask at Smiles of Naperville is “What is a dental cap?” A dental cap, also called a crown, is typically constructed from porcelain and placed on top of a tooth for a variety of reasons. Ceramic and metal also make attractive options, although they may not be as durable. A cap is a permanent dental prosthetic that remains in place indefinitely or until you request to have it removed. When you practice good oral hygiene and don’t put undue stress on the cap, it can last for more than a decade before needing [...]

2020-02-19T10:00:30+00:00February 19th, 2020|Dental Technology, Dental Treatments|

Most Common Types of Teeth Restoration

Common Types of Teeth Restoration Teeth restoration is generally required for the repair of teeth damaged by cavities or injuries due to an accident. There are several methods offered by restorative dentistry that are used to solve these types of dental problems but the most common is a dental filling. Here are the most common types of teeth repair: Fillings. These can be made out of composite, porcelain (tooth-colored), and gold/silver amalgam fillings. Fillings may be used to even out tooth surfaces for better biting or chewing. In many cases, patients with enamel loss resulting in tooth sensitivity will notice [...]

2020-01-16T10:00:06+00:00January 16th, 2020|Dental Treatments, Tooth Restoration|

After Care of Root Canal Procedure

Root canal treatment is done to save and restore a tooth that is badly decayed. Dental infection not treated in its early stage may progress and infect the tooth’s pulp or the tooth’s nerve chamber, thus causing pain and swelling in the affected tooth. Your dentist will advise you to undergo the root canal procedure to remove the infected pulp and other dental debris that causes pain and swelling. After care of root canal procedure includes: You should take your medications as directed by the dentist. Pain relievers should be taken on its proper schedule to avoid the incidence of [...]

2019-12-18T10:00:08+00:00December 18th, 2019|Dental Treatments, dentists|

Dental Bridges: Advantages and Disadvantages

Usually, after a person has lost or knocked-out his/her tooth or teeth, the most suggested treatment is by having a removable prosthetic device like dentures, and dental bridges. A removable prosthetic device can provide coverage for your lost tooth but since they are not implanted, they can provide you discomfort and some inferiority functions. Your dentist, in place of the removable dentures, however can prescribe dental bridges when you have gaps between teeth. In having a dental bridge, you must know that your remaining teeth provides support to the crown. Like having a porcelain crown, the dental bridge is fabricated [...]

2019-11-13T10:00:19+00:00November 13th, 2019|Dental Treatments, teeth replacement|

How to Prevent Serious Dental Health Problems

When it comes to our teeth, people all over the world are suffering serious dental health problems due to unclean mouths and poor dental care. Perhaps the most common disease is dental caries or cavities. There are a number of different factors involved with these diseases, such as poor nutrition and diets with too much sugar. Bacteria feed primarily on sugar. By practicing good nutritional habits and eating a diet of foods with less sugar, you can help keep your mouth and teeth clean of plaque and bacteria. You should especially avoid sugar in sticky forms, as these are more [...]

2019-10-16T10:00:08+00:00October 16th, 2019|dental tips, dentists|

Signs You Need to Go to an Emergency Dentist

There are simple reasons you go to a dentist, and there are emergency reasons too. How should you know and what should you do? A yearly and/or quarterly check up isn’t actually enough, you should know more to be more guarded. If you check in one or more of our red alerts below, go to a dentist pronto. Red Alert # 1: Tooth Pain, bleeding or aching gums Tooth pain or tooth aches are very common among the countless mouth/dental problems. If you are suffering from tooth pain, you certainly must go to a dentist. This might be because of [...]

2019-09-11T10:00:57+00:00September 11th, 2019|Dental Treatments, dentists|

7 Ways to Avoid Toothaches

The best proven way to avoid a toothache is to take better care of your teeth and maintain proper oral hygiene. This reduces your chances of experiencing a troublesome toothache. The foods and drinks that we consume every day that goes through our mouths make our teeth weaker and more susceptible to cavities. Cavities and sore gums will eventually make it extremely difficult for you to eat, and you will be very uncomfortable and in pain. Here are 7 ways that can help you take better care of your teeth and avoid a toothache: We recommend that you brush your [...]

2019-08-21T10:00:56+00:00August 21st, 2019|dental tips, dentists|

Procedure and Benefits of Dental Implants

How Do Dental Implants Work? A dental implant acts as an artificial tooth root to hold your replacement teeth in place permanently. They contain small titanium rods that your dentist at Smiles of Naperville inserts into your gums and jawbone. Once your mouth has healed sufficiently from receiving the artificial roots, your dentist attaches your new dentures to them. Dental implants are popular because they offer many benefits over traditional removable dentures. In spite of this, most patients don’t completely understand the process. One of the most common questions they ask is, “How do dental implants work?” The Dental Implant [...]

2019-07-31T10:00:40+00:00July 31st, 2019|Dental Treatments, dentists|

Dental Implant: Procedure and Its Benefits

A dental implant acts as an artificial tooth root to hold your replacement teeth in place permanently. They contain small titanium rods that your dentist at Smiles of Naperville inserts into your gums and jawbone. Once your mouth has healed sufficiently from receiving the artificial roots, your dentist attaches your new dentures to them. Dental implants are popular because they offer many benefits over traditional removable dentures. In spite of this, most patients don’t completely understand the process. One of the most common questions they ask is, “How do dental implants work?” The Dental Implant Procedure Before your dentist can [...]

2019-06-19T10:00:38+00:00June 19th, 2019|Dental Treatments, teeth replacement|

Basic Tips to Consider in Finding a Right Dentist

  It is very important to choose the right dentist to take care of our oral needs. There are a lot of dentists out there to choose from. However, it is our responsibility as consumers to discern the best dentist that could understand and cater to our dental needs. Here are some basics that we need to consider in how to find the right dentist: Look for a dentist who is licensed. It is very important that your dentist had finished his/her dental courses, had passed the National Board Examination for dentists and is licensed to practice in the state [...]

2019-05-15T10:00:11+00:00May 15th, 2019|dental tips, dentists|