To Keep or To Extract your Wisdom Teeth?

Do you still have your wisdom teeth in your mouth? Or were they long ago extracted and forgotten about. Either way, they have nothing to do with your intelligence, but they can make the difference between healthy aligned teeth, or crowded, gapped, overlapped, or infected ones. There has been some controversy over the years as… Read more »

Can Loose Permanent Teeth Be Save?

Your natural, healthy teeth consist of two main parts: the crown (top part) which is the only visible part of a tooth above the gumline. Under the gumline, roots continue, embedded in a socket within your jawbone along with other nerves and tissues. This is known as dental pulp. Roots offer your teeth the structural… Read more »

Several Options for Restoring Missing Teeth

Have you lost one or more of your adult (permanent) teeth? If so, you understand the difficulties which can arise when teeth meant to stay with you through the course of your life are suddenly lost. Thankfully, restorative dentistry options are designed to replace missing teeth with aesthetically pleasing and functional prosthetic replacements. To learn more about… Read more »

Interesting Facts about Fluoride

Fluoride is a well-known as a preventive tool in dental hygiene. Infused into oral hygiene products like toothpaste and mouthwash, fluoride strengthens teeth and protects against infection and decay. Park Ridge cosmetic dentists, Dr. Maria Loukas or Dr. Thanasi Loukas offer information about this incredible compound which helps keep your teeth healthy: fluoride. Water Fluoridation Fluoride is… Read more »

Learn about Minimal Prep Veneers

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, porcelain veneers from your Park Ridge cosmetic dentists may be a great option for obtaining the stunning smile you desire. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain which are custom fabricated to fit your teeth. Dr. Maria Loukas or Dr. Thanasi Loukas will place them on the surface… Read more »