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  • To earn the designation of an Invisalign® Premier Provider, dentists have to have conducted a minimum of 50 total cases as well as continue to treat at least 25 cases every six months. Like most medical needs, selecting the right doctor is a very important decision. You want to choose an...
  • Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly? Request an Appointment Good brushing technique gives you a sparkling smile instead of a mouthful of cavities and bad gums. Below are helpful tips on how to correctly brush your pearly whites, as endorsed by the ADA. Use a soft-bristled brush. Select a...
  • The health of your child’s baby teeth is crucial to a lifetime of good health. Childhood tooth decay continues to be a significant problem in kids. Even with regular brushing and flossing with your child, their diet can have an impact on their oral health. A diet which is high in sugar and refined...
  • The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that your child see a pediatric dentist by the time they are 1 year old or when the first tooth arrives. It is important to find a pediatric dentist early for your child and getting them used to dental visits will ensure a lifetime of good oral...
  • How To Find The Right Dentist in Chicago Suburbs New to the Chicago area? Moving to another area is an exciting time, but it certainly comes with its challenges and lists of things to do. In addition to unpacking and getting acquainted with your new hometown, you will also need to select another...
  • It’s easy to think of your oral health as completely separate from your overall health. After all, you wouldn’t see your family doctor to have a cavity filled, and you wouldn’t see your dentist if you came down with the flu. However, our bodies aren’t just a collection of parts — they’re singular...
  • Dr. Mina Chung, Pediatric Dentist at Grove Dental, was recently featured alongside an article in The Bolingbrook Bugle magazine. Dr. Chung grew up in Bolingbrook in the 70’s, during the time of great population growth in the area. Now, as a professional, her heart is still with the Bolingbrook...
  • Parents and coaches understand the importance of wearing safety gear like helmets, pads and cleats during sports. Soccer players don’t step on the field without shin guards; hockey players would never play without their face masks; and helmets are a must for anyone playing a football game....
  • Root canal treatment, or endodontic therapy, is performed to repair and save teeth that have become severely infected or inflamed. The procedure involves removing the damaged portion of the inside of a tooth, which includes soft pulp tissue. Following treatment, the restored tooth can continue to...
  • A denture is a custom-made, dental appliance that replaces missing teeth and surrounding tissue. Properly made dentures help improve self-confidence as well as one’s ability to chew and talk efficiently. While dentures are just one of many treatment options for missing teeth, for some people it is...