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Your All-on-4 Questions Answered Right Here

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Dentures are a great way to replace missing teeth. With today’s modern dentistry, they look more natural and are more comfortable than ever before. With the All-on-4 option, you can take the reliability of your dentures to the next level.All-on-4 involves placing dental implants into the jawbone; then dentures are connected to the abutments. You will have none of the traditional denture concerns about moving or slipping because they are permanently attached to the dental implants, which are integrated into the jawbone.Want to learn more? Here are the most common All-on-4 service questions answered by your Elk Grove Village dentist.Am I a Good Candidate for All-on-4?If you are missing ...

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National Facial Protection Month: Wearing Mouthguards Can Save Your Athlete's Smile

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April is National Facial Protection Month, and we are reminding you that it’s not only important to wear a helmet when participating in sports, but also a mouthguard as well. Everyone wants kids to stay active, but we also want them to stay out of the emergency room after suffering a sports-related dental injury.The American Dental Association cites that athletes are 60 times more likely to damage their teeth when they are not wearing a mouthguard.When it comes to family dentistry in Elk Grove Village, Dr. Vishal Advani does not want your child visiting our office to repair the damage that could have been preventable with a mouthguard.How ...

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A Smile Makeover Doesn't have to Be Complicated. Consider These Easy Cosmetic Dentistry Options

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When you hear the term “smile makeover” you might be envisioning months of arduous dental treatment. But the truth is that your Elk Grove Village cosmetic dentist Dr. Vishal Advani can give your smile a complete makeover with one or more reasonably simple procedures.Teeth WhiteningTeeth whitening has continued to grow in popularity in recent years because it provides a lot of bang for your buck. You can come to our office over your lunch hour and leave with a smile that is entirely different than the one you came in with. Professional teeth whitening can make your teeth several shades lighter—and it only takes about an hour of ...

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3 Signs That It's Time to Consider Wisdom Tooth Extraction

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With all the problems that seem to be caused by wisdom teeth, you might be wondering why we even have them. Your Elk Grove Village dentist Dr. Vishal Advani wants you to know this about wisdom teeth removal.What Are Wisdom Teeth?Wisdom teeth generally don’t make an appearance until the teen years. This extra set of molars in the very back of the mouth sometimes erupt (push through the gums), or they can become impacted (stay below the gums). Not everyone gets them, but those who do often get four—two on the top and two on the bottom.The reason we have them is that thousands of years ago, our ...

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How Friends and Family Influence Our Oral Health Care

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When you think about taking care of your teeth and gums, it might surprise you to know that it isn’t only the dentist who has an impact on how you go about it. According to a new study presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in Boston last year, friends and family influence our health care as well.This is not to say you shouldn’t take the family dentistry advice you get at your Elk Grove Village dentist seriously. But know that it may just be one component of the factors that influence you.What Family and Friends Mean for Our Oral HealthResearchers in the study cited ...

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What to Consider When DIY Braces Are on Your Mind

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There is a dental craze sweeping the nations that indeed sounds crazy: do-it-yourself braces. The trend is so disturbing and rampant that the American Association of Orthodontists has even posted a warning about it.For those not in the know, young people are finding YouTube videos that show people how to create their braces out of common household goods such as rubber bands, bobby pins, paper clips, or aluminum foil. If you are like most adults, you are probably thinking to yourself, “No good can come from this.” And you would be right.After reading this article, if you need any further convincing that DIY braces a bad idea, check with ...

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4 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are Today's Gold Standard for Tooth Replacement

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Hands down, dental implants are widely considered to be the best option for replacing your missing teeth—whether you are missing one tooth or several. Unlike dentures, dental implants look, feel, and function much more like your natural, permanent teeth. With dental implants, there are no restrictions on the types of foods you can eat. Because dental implants are permanently integrated into your jawbone, there are no worries about smiling or speaking as there are with moveable dentures.If you are seeking tooth replacement in Elk Grove Village, talk to your dentist about dental implants.Here are four reasons they are the gold standard in tooth replacement:They are long lasting and ...

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