DeAngelo Dental of Homer Glen Blog
Taking care of your mouth is important for more than minty fresh breath and a beautiful smile. Your oral health can affect your general wellness and overall quality of life. If you skip brushing before bed or don’t see your dentist regularly, here are 5 alarming dental stats you should know.
A bright, confident smile can do wonders for your self-esteem and overall appearance. However, for some people, a diastema, which is a gap between teeth, can be a source of self-consciousness and discomfort. If you’re one of those individuals, fret not! In this blog, we’ll explore the various options available to fix a diastema and help you achieve the smile you’ve always desired.(more…)
When most of us think about oral hygiene, the first thing that comes to mind is brushing our teeth. And rightfully so—the habit is one of our first lines of defense against oral health issues such as tooth decay and gum disease, of which the latter is actually quite harmful. However, despite its severity, many don’t realize just how detrimental the condition can be to one’s smile and overall wellness. Continue reading as your trusted dentist shares a few lesser-known facts about gum disease; this information can prove useful in the ongoing battle against this serious condition!(more…)
There are a lot of components to your oral health. There are so many, in fact, that dentists have to go to school for years to effectively learn to diagnose and treat them. However, if you’re just a casually curious individual, you may only need ten minutes to learn what you need to know to prevent an oral health catastrophe.
Continue reading to learn more about the top five most common oral health conditions affecting everyday people like you.(more…)
Did you miss your chance for braces as a teen? Have your teeth moved a little over the years? There’s no better time than now to invest in a straight smile. If you’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to get braces, here are 5 reasons why you should get started with Invisalign this summer.
There’s no time of the year quite like the summer. It means more time in the sun and water, oftentimes during family vacations. Whether you are planning some beach fun or an overseas trip, you will want to do all you can to prepare yourself and your family for the fun. One of the best things you can do is take the time to fit in a dental checkup. Read on to learn four reasons why visiting your dentist before summer vacation is beneficial for your smile!(more…)
While graduating is a major sign of achievement, it also means many changes ahead. Whether the graduate in your life is headed to the college of their dreams or starting their professional career, you want them to be prepared for their new upcoming journey. And there’s no better gift for that than an upgraded smile! Read on to learn why cosmetic dentistry is an ideal gift for graduates and the best treatments to give.(more…)
You can’t put a price on the benefits of having bright white teeth. However, teeth come in many shades and tones naturally. They also change color over the years from various factors, like the foods you eat. No amount of brushing can reverse tooth discoloration and over-the-counter products won’t do much good because they don’t contain professional strength whitening agents. Here’s what’s causing your discoloration and what your dentist can do to reveal a whiter smile.
Is your summer vacation rapidly approaching? Congratulations! Whether you’re taking a road trip across the U.S., flying to a different country, or planning to stay local, the last thing you want is for a serious dental emergency to bring your plans to a screeching halt. To help prevent that from happening, it’s important to care for your smile even when you’re away from home. If you’re unsure where to start, here are five specific oral health tips for your summer vacation!(more…)
Age brings many changes to our physical bodies that can impact how we feel about ourselves and present ourselves to the world. Our teeth are no exception! Years of use wear and tear can lead to misaligned teeth, discoloration, and decay that can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. Cosmetic dentistry can whiten, replace, or restore your natural teeth so that you can enjoy the bright, healthy smile you remember. Continue reading to learn how!(more…)