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Are You Frustrated Dealing with Dry Mouth?

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Dry mouth is a common problem that occurs when you are not producing as much saliva as you need to keep your mouth moist. It is a frustrating problem that can also lead to dental complications, including an increased risk of developing tooth decay and gum disease.

Elk Grove Village, IL general dentist Dr. Vishal Advani has the following recommendations that can help you handle your dry mouth.

Stay Well Hydrated

Sometimes dry mouth is a result of not getting enough fluids throughout the day. You should minimally drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day. If you live in a dry climate or exercise, you probably need more. You can count ...

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How Oral Health Is Affected as You Age

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Visiting your dentist twice a year for cleanings and checkups is important for everyone, but it becomes even more critical as you age. As you get older, unexpected changes can occur in your mouth, so it’s more vital than ever to be closely monitored by your dentist. At our Elk Grove Village practice, general dentist Dr. Vishal Advani can alert you to potential problems with your oral health when you come in twice every year.

What Happens to Our Oral Health as We Age

The older we get, the more susceptible we are to gum disease. Left untreated, gum disease can lead to deterioration of the gum tissue, which can cause ...

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Orthodontics for All Ages

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If you missed out on orthodontic treatment when you were a youngster, you might think it’s too late for you to have a straight smile. At Elk Grove Smile Center, we believe that orthodontics is for patients of every age, and we would love to talk to you about braces for teens or adults at our Elk Grove Village practice.

It’s never too late to have your best smile!

Invisalign Invisible Braces

One of the most popular ways adults like to straighten their smiles is with Invisalign invisible braces. As indicated by the name, this option provides patients with a nearly invisible way to correct the misalignment of their smile. Treatment ...

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Back to School: Packing Healthier School Lunches for Good Oral Health

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Our oral health has come a long way in recent years, but there is still plenty of room for improvement. In fact, cavities—or dental caries—are so common, they remain one of the prevalent chronic diseases in both children and adults. And most cavities can be prevented with better oral care and improved diets.

If you have questions about cavities or other pediatric dentistry issues, we welcome you to reach out to Dr. Vishal Advani of Elk Grove Smile Center. We offer preventive and emergency care for kids of all ages.

Improved Diets Can Mean Better Oral Health

Now that school is back in session, many parents are faced with the task of ...

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I'm a Smoker. Can I Get Dental Implants?

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If you are a smoker and considering dental implants for tooth replacement, you should know that smoking will increase the risk of your implants failing. Numerous studies have shown that the failure rate for implants among smokers is substantially higher—as much as 15 percent versus less than 2 percent among nonsmokers.

The best way to find out if dental implants are a good tooth replacement option is to contact an implant dentist such as Dr. Vishal Advani at Elk Grove Smile Center in Elk Grove Village, IL.

What Are Dental Implants?

Implants are manufactured devices that are placed into the jawbone to take the place of a missing tooth root. ...

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What Does Each Tooth Do?

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You probably don’t give your teeth much thought—until it’s time to visit the dentist. But we shouldn’t take our teeth for granted because they play such an important role. Teeth help us speak properly. Teeth help us chew and digest healthy food. Teeth can impact our entire wellbeing.

If you have questions about your teeth, you can always ask family dentist, Dr. Vishal Advani, the next time you visit our Elk Grove Village, IL practice. Meanwhile, read on for the basics on how all our your teeth function together.

Baby Teeth and Adult Teeth

Humans are generally born without teeth, with the first primary (or baby) teeth coming in around the age ...

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New Research on Implant Integration Means Higher Success Rates

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If you are considering dental implants for tooth replacement, there is good news. A new study being reported by the National Institutes of Health points to innovations that mean even higher success rates with dental implants. Dental implants generally have high success rates, although, in about 1 or 2 percent of patients, they fail to integrate properly into the jawbone. But a peptide found in saliva may be key to improving success rates in some patients.

There is no time like the present to contact your implant dentist in Elk Grove Village, IL, Dr. Vishal Advani, to find out if dental implants are right for you—especially if you heard ...

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