Why Do I Bite My Lips, Cheeks, and Tongue?
added on: January 27, 2020
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Biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue is a common habit for many people. While it may seem relatively harmless, biting the soft tissues in our mouths can lead to serious and painful problems. But like any habit, it can be difficult to stop biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue. Join… Read More…


Avoid the Flu with These Five Easy Things
added on: November 14, 2019
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Flu season has officially begun and will continue through February, or maybe even later. Nobody wants to catch this ache-inducing, sneezing-causing, and overall yucky-feeling sickness. While sometimes the flu is unavoidable, there are easy things you can do to reduce your chance of falling ill. Join your dentist in Highland… Read More…


Give Three Cheers for National Dental Hygiene Month
added on: October 24, 2019
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October is known for a lot of things, but it’s the one month set aside each year to give a little bit of extra love to all of the immensely talented, caring dental hygienists out there. There are so many of them across the country whose work goes unnoticed or… Read More…


Everyone Can Do These Three Things to Relax at the Dentist
added on: October 16, 2019
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Your dentist in Highland Park knows how incredibly unnerving a trip to have your teeth checked or cleaned can be for some patients. If this sounds like you, it’s essential to know that you’re not alone. Besides the fact that millions of Americans struggle with anxiety about seeing the dentist,… Read More…


Think You Can Straighten Your Smile Through the Mail? Think Again!
added on: September 17, 2019
woman with clear dental aligner

Every time you turn on the TV these days or read something online, there seems to be an ad for do-it-yourself or DIY teeth aligners. They promise a straighter smile without a trip to see a trained professional. Your dentist in Highland Park will tell you to be cautious about… Read More…


Fluoride For a Healthy Smile
added on: August 15, 2019
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When it comes to the oral health of you and your family, you may have heard about the importance of fluoride. You may have also heard a few arguments against it. At our dental office in Highland Park, we want to take the opportunity to talk a little bit about… Read More…


Different Types of Dental Floss
added on: July 30, 2019
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When it comes to great oral health, you’ll often hear your dentist in Highland Park talk a lot about proper brushing and the importance of doing it every day. But there’s a good chance your dental team also talks to you about why you should be flossing every day. And… Read More…


Is Snoring Bad for My Smile?
added on: March 20, 2019
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At our Highland Park dental office, we always go out of our way to make sure your mouth and your body are as healthy as possible – even if it goes beyond simply treating or cleaning your teeth. Sometimes patients are concerned about how snoring might be affecting their smile,… Read More…


What to Do About Sensitive Teeth
added on: February 27, 2019
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If thinking about indulging in a cold bowl of ice cream or sipping on a cup of hot tea makes you wince in pain, you may be suffering from sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is nothing to take lightly. It can keep you from enjoying some of your favorite foods or… Read More…


Can Dental Problems Be Linked to Vitamin Deficiencies?
added on: January 29, 2019
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We are well into winter, and that typically means we spend less time soaking up the sun, and in turn, our bodies get less vitamin D. While there’s a well-known link between overall health and even happiness and vitamin D, it may surprise you learn that there’s also a strong… Read More…


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