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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|

Three Different Kinds of Dental Services

  Whatever dental concern you may have, whatever dental problem you may be dealing with, the dentist is the skilled professional that you need to trust. The dentist has gone through years of schooling, to equip himself with sufficient knowledge and skill to diagnose dental conditions, so that proper address may be given to patients. Even the team that works with the dentist is carefully chosen; the dental auxiliaries, are brought into the teams to make the dentist more efficient, productive and successful in his endeavors. All trained to perform their tasks, the comprehensive team in the dental office offer [...]

2018-08-22T10:00:07+00:00August 22nd, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

Foods That Can Blemish Your Teeth and Tips To Whiten Your Teeth

  Your teeth is normally white in color; however as you age, they turn to yellow as a result of tooth’s enamel wearing out. Aside from your body’s natural process causing discolored teeth, what you eat and drink can also cause teeth stains. Foods that stain teeth are: Coffee – It contains acid that can wear out the tooth’s enamel when drank regularly, thus resulting to a yellowish teeth. Coffee also contains polyphenols, responsible in staining teeth. Black tea – It contains high levels of tannins as compared to other tea variants. Tannins can stain your teeth. Wine – Red [...]

2018-05-16T10:00:24+00:00May 16th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

Tips on Taking Care of Dental Implants

  When it comes to dental implants, the most common type is a single unit or single tooth implant. That is where you are missing one tooth, and you replace that missing tooth with an implant. In single tooth implants, the implant itself should actually be covered up by bone. So if that implant is exposed, then there is something wrong with it. Patients will get a crown that goes on top of the dental implant, and the crown becomes what is essentially the new tooth. Patients should go to see a dentist immediately if an implant ever becomes exposed. [...]

2018-04-18T10:00:31+00:00April 18th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

What are the Reasons of Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is a common dental disorder that most people are unaware that they have. When patients are first diagnosed with it, they often ask Dr. Prasad Gonavarum at Smiles of Naperville “What are the reasons of periodontal disease?” This periodontal disease usually starts with plaque, a sticky substance composed mainly of bacteria. Although brushing and flossing helps to remove plaque, it can be hard to keep it off your teeth. That is because plaque re-forms within 24 hours of you removing it. One way to reduce the risk of developing plaque is to avoid foods with a high sugar [...]

2018-03-07T10:00:30+00:00March 7th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

What Dental Offices Should Do To Ease Dental Fear

Many patients find it quite difficult to visit the dentist. Some of these worries are rooted from fears that have been developed while the individual is still very young, and some may have been suggested to them by vivid tales of friends and family members. Fear and anxiety hampers patients from willingly seeking dental help and support, even when the necessity is being exaggerated by the pain symptom their body is being forced to endure. This is a known fact that dentists have been well aware of, and one that they have chosen to deal with in different ways, even [...]

2017-08-25T10:00:33+00:00August 25th, 2017|Blog, dentists|

Difference Between Inlays & Onlays

If you have a large cavity that Dr. Prasad Gonavarum is unable to fill using traditional materials, he will likely suggest that you receive an inlay or onlay. This procedure is also appropriate for patients who have one or more teeth that appear darker than the others due to tooth decay. If you want to replace old metal fillings or don’t want to get a dental crown, inlays and onlays make a great alternative. How Are Inlays and Onlays Different from Each Other? Dr. Prasad Gonavarum will recommend placing an inlay if you have decay or a cavity on a [...]

2015-08-28T10:00:19+00:00August 28th, 2015|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

What is Teeth Bonding?

Teeth bonding is the process of applying a filling material, or composite, to one or more teeth to disguise minor cosmetic issues like cracks or staining. Dr. Prasad Gonavarum matches the color of the composite to the natural shading of your teeth as closely as possible. Over the past several years, the materials used for the teeth bonding process have become more durable than ever. If you are considering enhancing your smile with a cosmetic dentistry procedure, teeth bonding is a fast, non-invasive, and pain-free way to go about it. How it Works After Dr. Prasad Gonavarum layers the bonding [...]

2015-07-21T10:00:33+00:00July 21st, 2015|Dental Technology, Dental Treatments|

Choosing a Dental Bridge over Removable Dentures

When a tooth is lost, you will need to replace what was lost so that you do not compromise the function of the oral cavity. However small, the oral cavity serves a very vital function for every person and it is essential that you replace your tooth or teeth with a dental bridge or a removable denture, if you want to maintain your smile, your bite, your speech and your masticatory function. When a tooth is lost and it is not replaced, all kinds of changes occur in the mouth. Teeth may drift, tip and move; the bite may collapse and TMJ [...]

2013-05-12T09:10:08+00:00May 12th, 2013|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments|
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