Adult Cavities | Aesthetic Dentistry

What to Expect at Your Dental Check-Up

Regular checkups are a critical part of keeping your mouth and overall health in check. If you haven’t been the dentist in a long time, you’re seeing a dentist for the first time, or you’ve relocated to a new area, a refresher on what to expect at your next check-up is great to have. Let…

Prevent Dry Mouth While Sleeping

Millions of people experience dry mouth at some point in their lives. If you are one of those millions, you know night time is generally the worst, waking up parched. Without relief it can be uncomfortable and frustrating. Dry mouth is annoying and can be painful. If left untreated, chronic dry mouth can lead to…

Toothpaste

Choose the Right Toothpaste for Your Smile

The best way to choose the right toothpaste for you is to talk to your dentist at Aesthetic Dentistry – we understand your dental needs the best! However, here are some great things to remember when choosing a toothpaste yourself. The most important tip to remember: ALWAYS choose a toothpaste with ADA seal. Different toothpastes…

baby teeth | maple glen dentist

Does My Child Need Sealants?

Dental sealants are a coating put on the grooves of your child’s back teeth in order to protect them. The first adult molars in a child’s mouth come out around 6 years of age and come with very deep grooves built-in. Food often gets trapped in those grooves and a toothbrush’s bristles are unable to…

Bruxism | Aesthestic Dentistry of Maple Glen

Bruxism

You could be harming your teeth and jaw structure at night without even realizing it by grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw while you sleep. This condition is known as bruxism, and over time these actions can wear on your mouth and cause permanent damage if not addressed. The most common reasons for teeth…

Dentures | Aesthetic Dentistry

Are Porcelain Veneers Right for You?

Are Porcelain Veneers Right for You? Veneers improve aesthetic, function, and self-esteem for a person. Porcelain veneers aim to correct sever discolorations, chipped teeth, misalignments, and mild spaces. In the cases of poor oral hygiene, traumatic occlusion, and severe malposition of the teeth, porcelain veneers are not recommended. Simple teeth discoloration can be fixed through…

Missing teeth

Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

If you’ve lost a tooth, particularly one that is not visible when speaking to others, it might seem like you can get away without replacing it, right? Unfortunately, not replacing a missing tooth can have serious physical and mental consequences. The replacement process is much easier than you may think and will be incredibly beneficial…