April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month-A Good Time To Visit Your Dentist For A Screening

More than 21,000 men and 9,000 women in the United States annually receive oral cancer diagnoses, according to the National Cancer Institute. In 2013, there will be 41,380 new cases of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx in the U.S., resulting in 7,890 deaths, according to NCI. When it comes to identifying potential warning…

More Adults are Opting for Invisalign®

These days it is becoming more and more common to see adults at our Mount Prospect, IL office getting their teeth straightened with Invisalign clear aligners — that is, if you can see them! Treatment with Invisalign is effective and aesthetically pleasing for all ages, but adults have certainly taken to them. We all know…

Oral Health Tips for Seniors

Don’t Slack on Oral Hygiene You’ve been brushing your teeth for decades — don’t stop now! Keeping up with good oral hygiene practices only becomes more important as you age. Cavities and tooth decay become more common as you age, so brushing regularly and thoroughly, using a fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily, and seeing your dentist…