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Oral Health is Overall Health

We saw in our previous blog post how stress can affect your oral health. This week, we look beyond how our mental well-being and oral health are connected. Your oral health isn’t contained just to your mouth. In fact, your whole body is affected by your oral health! Neglecting to take care of small problems…

Oral Health, Oral Hygiene, Chicago Dentist, Dentist 60647
How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health

Stress is something that everyone experiences at a point in their lives, for various reasons. Although it has no singular definition, it is most commonly recognized as “a physical, mental or emotional strain or tension.” For many people, dental problems or even the thought of visiting the dentist can cause a degree of stress. But…

Why You Should Take Dry Mouth Seriously

While it may seem to be a relatively minor problem, dry mouth is a common condition that is frequently overlooked, yet can be a potentially serious concern. The American Dental Association estimates that it affects up to 65 percent of the population ‒ while many cases are unreported. Dry mouth not only impacts your oral…

Wisdom Tooth Pain – Is It Time to Extract?

Wisdom teeth extraction is a common procedure that is necessary for 85 percent of people at some point in their lifetime. For those who experience pain or difficulty with their wisdom teeth, an extraction will restore both oral function and health. Learn about the symptoms associated with wisdom teeth, and why they should usually be…

Teeth Extractions – What You Need to Know

Despite our best efforts, sometimes our teeth suffer irreversible damage or decay. In these events, a tooth that’s diseased or causing an issue affecting other teeth has no reason to remain in our mouth. While an extraction is never the highlight of someone’s day, it is sometimes necessary to restore and maintain our overall oral…