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Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Your third molars or, in layman’s terms, wisdom teeth are the last to develop and appear in your mouth. Typically they come in between the ages of 17 and 25. These teeth will erupt through the oral cavity if there is room.  You may not even need to have them removed if they grow in…

Childhood tooth decay Maple Glen Dentists

Childhood Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is the number 1 chronic childhood illness, and if left untreated will have shocking consequences. Thanks to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, we have compiled a brief list of interesting facts on childhood tooth decay. Pediatric dental disease is 5 times more common than asthma. When left untreated, it can lead to…

Oral Health Day Maple Glen Dentistry

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day (WOHD), a special day in the dentistry community, is celebrated every year on the 20th of March. It is an international day commemorating the benefits of a healthy mouth and promoting international awareness of issues surrounding oral health. Everyone, young and old, should understand the importance of good oral hygiene, and…

Dental Care with Dementia Maple Glen Dentistry

Dental Care with Dementia

Brushing your teeth may be second nature to most, but what happens when a person develops dementia? Proper oral care can become extremely difficult, though it’s important to help prevent eating difficulties, digestive problems, and extensive dental procedures later on.  A person with dementia may forget how to take care of their teeth or the…

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What You Should Know About Extractions

Sometimes, having a tooth pulled in adulthood is necessary, especially if you have a tooth damaged beyond repair, your mouth is overcrowded, you have an infection or risk of infection, or you have gum disease. You should be aware of what to expect from your dentist with a tooth extraction. Your dentist, or a recommended…

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How Well Do You Know Your Toothbrush?

When you get a new toothbrush, how much thought do you put into the one you’re buying? An effective toothbrush is essential for proper cleaning that not only whitens your teeth but also prevents bacterial growth and inflammation. Bacteria and inflammation can be linked to heart disease, dementia, and everything in between. So what features…

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New Solution to Tooth Sensitivity?

A new biomaterial is in the midst of being developed that can potentially rebuild worn enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity for a long period of time. The description of the material, tested on dogs, can be found in the journal ACS Nano. Tooth sensitivity is a common complaint among dental patients everywhere. In fact, 1…

Dr Blasek Aesthetic Dentistry

Have You Met Dr. Blasek?

Dr. Michael Blasek has been offering exceptional dental care to the families of Maple Glen for more than twenty years. In order to meet the demands of our growing practice, Dr. Blasek moved Aesthetic Dentistry to our current location in 2001, quadrupling the size of our facility to better accommodate our patients and incorporate the…

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New year, New you: Smile Healthy  

The New Year is officially in full swing! Have you made a New Year’s resolution? Regardless of if you have or not, give some thought to a dental resolution. Many people will set new goals about having a healthier lifestyle in the new year; dental health can add to that. Help yourself get a brighter,…

Teeth Whitening Maple Glen Dentists

Zoom Whitening!

Keeping our teeth their whitest is a lot harder than it sounds. With all the coffee, wine, smoking and other foods that have the ability to stain our teeth on a daily basis, even proper maintenance sometimes leaves them a little lackluster. Teeth whitening is an excellent way to restore the natural color of your…