Sometimes Dental Attrition Can Be Treated with a Dental Filling

Dental attrition is a slowly developing condition that starts to affect the tooth enamel of a specific tooth, when it meets its partner in your bite pattern at an unnatural angle. It is rarely evident in the early stages. However, if you do notice a change in texture or sensitivity on the surface of one of your teeth, you need... read more »

The Hazards of Tooth Decay on Your Smile Health

Spending time practicing good oral health habits helps keep you from experiencing the hazards of tooth decay on your smile. Not only avoiding cavities but gum disease as well. Your daily oral habits--brushing, flossing and seeing your dentist regularly for cleanings and exams makes you a winner when it comes to your smile. What happens when you do succumb to decay?... read more »

A Severely Decayed Tooth Might Require Extraction to Prepare for a Bridge

Without professional treatment at Family Dental Care Park Ridge, a cavity can spread throughout and within a tooth. If the internal tissues and structure of the tooth are compromised, it could cause a significant dental fracture. To treat a tooth in this condition and to prevent an infection from developing in the gums, Drs. Demas and Dias might recommend that... read more »

A Crown Might Be Required to Treat a Large Cavity

A cavity is often the result of poor oral hygiene habits or the lack of attendance at your regular dental checkup at Family Dental Care Park Ridge. With early diagnosis, Dr. Demas and Dr. Diaz can often repair a small cavity with an amalgam or composite filling. If the cavity is allowed to spread, or if the tooth has a... read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Habits Can Cause a Cavity to Form on a Tooth

If you’ve struggled to maintain consistent oral hygiene habits, it can have an adverse effect on the health of your teeth. This can bolster the bacteria living in your mouth, encouraging them to attack weakened areas of tooth enamel. A small area of tooth decay, often referred to as a cavity, can continue to spread, causing any number of potential... read more »

Equip Your Family to Ward off Cavities This Thanksgiving Season

The holidays are approaching. This Thanksgiving, why not equip your family with the time and tools they need to ward off cavities this holiday season? Having proper oral care can help you and your family keep your oral health in tip-top condition. That is why our team here at Family Dental Care Park Ridge in Park Ridge, Illinois, is happy... read more »

Your Six Month Dental Checkup Is Critical for Maintaining Good Oral Health

The American Dental Association strongly recommends that you attend a routine dental checkup and cleaning appointment twice per year. Here at Family Dental Care Park Ridge, every dental checkup we administer is designed to address the multiple facets involved in maintaining long-term good oral health. The appointment starts with one of our highly trained and friendly hygienists performing a thorough... read more »

Tips for Tooth Decay Prevention

Tooth decay is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can destroy your smile and oral health if you let it, which is why it’s best to prevent it as much as possible. So, to help you do so, our Family Dental Care Park Ridge team has some tips for you! We recommend doing the following things on a regular... read more »