Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Food Enhancements which Might Stain Your Teeth

A white smile gives you a more youthful and vibrant appearance. No wonder teeth whitening has become one of the most highly requested cosmetic dental services out there. Park Ridge dentists, Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, know how important safe and effective whitening and brightening solutions are as compared to over-the-counter methods. Professional in-office… Read more »

What We Do at a Dental Cleaning

Though dental care often means different things to different people, one service all patients should undergo is a dental cleaning and examination, which you should attend at least once every six months. Your dental cleanings allow Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas to periodically remove harmful plaque and tartar from your teeth to prevent the… Read more »

Beat Bad Breath for Good

Your initial instinct may be to hide it, but you can’t conceal your bad breath for long. In fact, ignoring the cause of it can allow bad breath to grow worse, especially if it’s a chronic condition. Your best bet for ridding yourself of the burden is to track down why your breath remains offensive… Read more »

Are Teeth the Same as Bones?

They’re incredibly strong, and they contain many of the same minerals, but contrary to popular belief, your teeth are not identical to your bones. Though strikingly similar in many respects, your teeth are located in your mouth, while your bones are inside of your body. One of the more vital differences is that, unlike your… Read more »

Your General Dentists’ Tips to Save Your Teeth This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving commemorates an important moment in our history, but for most people, the holiday revolves around food, and lots of it. Aside from overstuffing yourself, the feast can also pose a risk to your oral health by overfeeding the bacteria that reside in your mouth, which can increase your risk for tooth decay and other… Read more »