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5 Tips for Healthy Teeth and Gums

5 Tips for Healthy Teeth and Gums

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Five Easy Tips for Healthy Teeth and Gums Floss Daily  You’ve heard it over and over again, but we cannot stress the importance of flossing enough. Your toothbrush does an excellent job of brushing the surfaces of your teeth, but bits of food and plaque can become stuck between your teeth and contribute to the beginning stages of gum disease. Starting the habit is the hardest part, but you’ll reap the benefits of a healthy mouth if you can find five minutes each day to floss. Try spending a bit less time scrolling through social media in the evenings and you’ll have more than enough time to floss!…Read More

Learn About the Stages of Periodontal Disease

Learn About the Stages of Periodontal Disease

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Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease refers to chronic inflammation of the gums that can lead to tooth loss and increase your risk of developing heart and lung disease. In today’s post, we’ll explain the stages of periodontal disease and walk you through a few ways you can reduce your…Read More

Periodontics FAQs — Part II

Periodontics FAQs — Part II

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Many people in the United States are not aware that dentistry involves so much more than simple tooth extractions, braces, and cleaning appointments. One of the most interesting areas of dentistry is periodontistry, but many people are unaware of the services and treatments this area entails. We ans…Read More

Periodontics FAQs

Periodontics FAQs

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Would you like to learn more about periodontics? You've come to the right place! In today’s post, we’ll answer a few of the most common questions we receive about periodontistry. If you would like to learn more, or if you need to schedule an appointment, then get in touch with our office at 847-276-2500 or schedule an appointment using our convenient online contact form. We look forward to speaking with you soon!…Read More

Do You Need to Schedule a Periodontics Appointment?

Do You Need to Schedule a Periodontics Appointment?

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If you’re looking for a periodontist in Buffalo Grove, then you’ve come to the right place! In today’s post, we’ll explain why you should choose North Shore Smile Surgery for all of your periodontistry needs. If you need to schedule an appointment, then get in touch with our office at 847-256-2500 or fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page to get started.…Read More

An Introduction to Periodontics

An Introduction to Periodontics

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To understand the area of periodontistry, it’s helpful to understand what a periodontist does. A periodontist is a dentist who has undergone additional training to specialize in periodontal disease and dental implants. Generally, this specialization requires three additional years of schooling after completing dental school.…Read More

Why Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Why Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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Have you ever wondered why some people are subjected to wisdom tooth extractions at a relatively young age, while others can go a lifetime without one? In today’s post, we’ll explain why wisdom tooth extraction can sometimes be a necessity. North Shore Smile Surgery is Buffalo Grove’s Top Rate…Read More

Common Dental Bone Graft Questions

Common Dental Bone Graft Questions

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Surgical procedures are understandably nerve-racking for many people, and dental surgeries are no exception. If you’re considering a dental bone graft procedure, you probably have more than a few questions about what to expect. In today’s post, we’ll answer four of the most common questions ou…Read More

What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

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Tooth extractions are one of the most commonly performed oral procedures. While recovery is generally fast and usually takes between three and four days, many people have a fear of what tooth extraction procedures entail. In today’s post, we’ll walk you through what you should expect from a toot…Read More

6 Tips on Preventing Tooth Decay

6 Tips on Preventing Tooth Decay

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Our last baby teeth typically fall out somewhere between the age of nine and 12. The adult teeth that grow in their place should last our entire lives. However, bacteria that naturally occurs in our mouths, other environmental factors, and personal habits can cause cavities to form, plaque to develo…Read More