Do I Look Older from Clenching My Teeth?
Teeth clenching may look funny on sitcoms or streaming networks because characters usually clench their teeth in anger. They might...
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Dental bonding is one of many dental processes that aim at restoring the look, feel and durability of teeth; it is a procedure that uses a composite material that is applied to the teeth. This material is hardened with a special light and can then be shaped to looks like normal teeth. Dental bonding isread more
When you see your dentist, you know the basics of what goes on: a cleaning, cavity check, maybe some x-rays, and an evaluation of your overall dental health. But there is much more behind these visits and this is what makes them so important. And it is not just your teeth and gums but theread more
Bruxism Is Common Bruxism is teeth grinding that leads to dental problems. It’s been estimated that 30 to 40 million Americans suffer from the condition. But you couldn’t possibly be one of them, right? If you were clenching your teeth, you’d know it, wouldn’t you? Don’t be so sure. One form of bruxism that dentistsread more
Athletes Derive Many Benefits The very best athletes among us can achieve fame and fortune. But you don’t have to be good enough at a sport to go pro, go to the Olympics or get an athletic scholarship to see you through college to have a better life thanks to your participation in athletics. Playingread more
Facts About Fluoride Here at Comfort Care Family Dental, we’ve found that many of our patients know that fluoride is good for their teeth. But they may not know more than that. Unless they’re dentists or chemists, they don’t really have to know. The fluoride doesn’t care. It will strength their teeth either way. Still,read more
Help Your Toothbrush Do Its Job From childhood, we’re taught to brush regularly using the proper technique. Our elders assure us that if we do, we’ll have nice white teeth and avoid cavities, gum disease, and other oral problems. But there’s a catch to that. Your toothbrush can’t help you practice effective oral hygiene ifread more
Choosing a Dentist Is an Important Decision Here at Comfort Care Family Dental in Naperville, we understand it’s important to know how to choose a good dentist because you’re establishing a relationship that ideally will last for years to come. You want someone with a high level of skill and professionalism, someone who will takeread more
What You Need to Know about Dental Implants Here in our Naperville office, we sometimes recommend dental implants as the treatment of choice for a particular condition, and we’ve found that a fair number of our patients don’t have a clear understanding of what they are or what’s involved in getting them. That lack ofread more
Preventing Dental Problems Before They Start At Comfort Care Family Dental, we encourage all our Naperville patients to come in for regular cleanings and checkups. We also understand you’d much prefer it if those were only times you needed to come in and see us. In other words, you hope you never have any actualread more
Why Veneers? Do you like your smile? Here in our Naperville practice, we’ve found that a surprising number of patients don’t, and the reason is generally because they’re dissatisfied with how their teeth look. Sometimes there’s a real dental health issue with their teeth, an overbite or underbite, for example, and a treatment like bracesread more