Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

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 »

What to Look for in a Toothpaste

Hopefully, you’ve done it all your life, but the fact that you’re used to brushing and flossing your teeth every day doesn’t mean you automatically do it right every time. Little things, like how much pressure you apply to the brush and what kind of toothpaste you use, can influence the success of your daily… Read more »

Park Ridge Dentist Provides Teeth Cleaning Answers in This FAQ

Do you have questions about professional teeth cleaning​? If you’ve answered yes, then today’s article may benefit you. While getting a dental cleaning is a commonality for many people, some questions about this treatment may still linger. For this reason, your Park Ridge dentist, Dr. Maria Loukas, answers her patient’s teeth cleaning questions in the… Read more »

Park Ridge Dentists: Try Our Teeth Grinding Quiz

Do you grind your teeth? When patients grind or clench their teeth, they leave their smile vulnerable to damage and medical complications such as TMJ disorder. Fortunately, at Loukas General Dentistry we provide treatment for bruxism to eliminate your teeth grinding issues. In today’s blog, your Park Ridge dentists, Dr. Maria Loukas and Dr. Thanasi… Read more »

Park Ridge Implant Dentists: Try Our Endodontic Quiz

Endodontic treatment, also known as root canal therapy, helps protect and preserve your smile. Despite the rumors you may have heard, a root canal is a safe and comfortable procedure. In today’s blog, your Park Ridge dentists, Dr. Maria Loukas and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, use a fun quiz to discuss the importance of root canal… Read more »

Park Ridge Implant Dentists: Tooth Retention Begins with Good Hygiene

Although your Park Ridge implant dentists are experts at restoring your smile by replacing lost teeth, they advise that prevention is the best method for preserving your smile. In many cases, tooth loss can be avoided with effective dental hygiene and a little diligence on your part. Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas explain how… Read more »