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Why You Need Fluoride Treatment

There are three different types of procedures performed in a dental office: preventive, cosmetic and therapeutic. Of the three, preventive dental procedures are often ignored because patients forget the importance of safeguarding disease when no threat is posing a direct need. They are not feeling anything bad so they think that they are in good health condition, but one can only ensure that when diligent preventive measures are provided such as the regular fluoride treatment we have here at Smiles of Naperville. Signs You Need Fluoride Treatment Naperville patients visit their dentists for various things. As much as one remembers [...]

2017-06-18T10:00:25+00:00June 18th, 2017|Blog, Children|

Are Dentures or Dental Implants the Right Restoration for You?

When you’re missing some or all of your natural teeth, replacing them as soon as possible is essential. Failing to get teeth replacements is not only unsightly, it can cause facial sagging, improper alignment, unintelligible speech, and difficulty chewing. Fortunately, you have multiple options to replace teeth as a Smiles of Naperville Patient. Removable Dentures Dentures are false teeth attached to a plate or retainer that cover up the teeth you are missing. We recommend complete dentures to patients who are missing all of the teeth on their upper jaw, lower jaw, or both. Partial dentures can replace a single [...]

2016-07-13T22:36:36+00:00July 13th, 2016|Blog|

5 Common Types of Teeth Repair and 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 5 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 a significant improvement or complete [...]

2014-07-04T18:32:31+00:00July 4th, 2014|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments, Tooth Restoration|
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