Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Implant-Supported Dentures Offer Long-Term Tooth Replacement

Missing teeth can be a major setback, but because dentistry has undergone major advancements in recent years, you have many options to regain your smile. Dr. Matthew Demas may recommend that you receive implant-supported dentures for tooth replacement if you have suffered extensive or complete tooth loss. Implant dentures are... Read more »

Facts About Restorative Dentistry

Your dentists are proud to offer restorative dentistry in Park Ridge, Illinois. Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that specializes in diagnosing, treating and managing problems with the teeth and supporting structures. To teach you a little more about restorative dentistry, our dentist is happy to share some facts... Read more »

Using a Tongue Cleaner

The tongue is an area of your mouth that can harbor millions of bacteria and acids that could affect your oral health. Not only do these particles cause bad breath, the acids that accumulate could result in additional dental health problems. Taking time to clean your tongue with a specific... Read more »

Oral Health Advantages: Bruxism Treatments

  How would you rate your oral hygiene at this moment in your life? Beyond oral hygiene, what are you doing to keep your teeth safe from all hazards that can arise from day-to-day activities? In addition, are you to taking any steps to ensure that potentially hazardous health risks... Read more »

Did You Know a Dental Implant Can Make Your Smile Stronger?

The loss of one or several teeth creates unattractive gaps in your smile that not only affect its appearance, but also reduce its quality. This can lead to periodontal disease, tooth decay, and loose teeth. If you have suffered tooth loss, we may recommend dental implants to restore your smile’s... Read more »

Halloween Reminders: Candies to Avoid

As Halloween inches closer to our doorsteps, it is important to practice effective oral health care plans to ensure your smile can survive for many holidays to come. By exercising and preparing yourself for the temptations that may arise, you can easily make sure the holiday season is enjoyable and... Read more »