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12 Jun Posted by in Featured | Comments

Cheese And Dairy Products May Prevent Cavities

This was a post from Medical News Today.  A link is after the article. Consuming dairy products is vital to maintaining good overall health, and it’s especially important to bone health. But there has been little research about how dairy products affect oral health in particular. However, according to a new study published in the […]


29 May Posted by in Featured | Comments

Toothless Hockey Smiles!

In honor of the Chicago Blackhawks run in the NHL Playoffs I thought it would be fun to post a link to this article!  Remember that if you’re missing teeth, an implant is an excellent choice for replacement of lost teeth! Go Hawks! Dr. Chris


04 Apr Posted by in Featured | Comments

April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Do You Know the Signs of Oral Cancer? April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month, a time when the dental community rallies together to fight against a serious disease. While some may think this cancer is rare, nearly 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year, according to the Oral Cancer […]


03 Apr Posted by in Featured | Comments

Choosing the mouth guard that’s right for your sport and recreational activities

The Academy for Sports Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association recommend that all children and adults engaging in organized sports or recreational activities should wear comfortable, well-fitted mouth guards that do not restrict breathing, resist tearing and are easy […]


03 Jan Posted by in Featured, News | Comments

Headaches & Jaw Pain? Check your Posture! Make it a New Year Resolution!

If you experience frequent headaches and pain in your lower jaw, check your posture and consult your dentist about temporomandibular disorder (TMD), recommends the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing dental education. Poor posture places the spine in a position that causes stress to the jaw joint. When […]


14 Aug Posted by in Featured, News | Comments

AGD Co-Sponsors Children’s Oral Health Campaign, Launching Today

CHICAGO (August 14, 2012)—The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is proud to support today’s national launch of a new three-year multimedia campaign designed to educate parents and caregivers on how to improve their children’s oral health in simple ways. The AGD is a member of the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives, a first-of-its-kind national dental […]


18 Apr Posted by in News | Comments

ADA releases statement on dental X-rays study

Here’s a link to the original article: A study published online April 10 associating dental radiographs with brain tumors has stirred media attention and questions from experts on the study’s methodology. The study published in Cancer, an American Cancer Society peer-reviewed journal, found that people with meningiomas (typically, benign brain tumors) are more likely […]


15 Mar Posted by in News | Comments

Plainfield Hometown Irish Parade

We had a great time at the Plainfield Hometown Irish Parade.  It was a perfect day to get out and enjoy the weather and all the kids did a great job decorating their bikes!  I’ve posted some pictures of the event below.  Thanks to everyone who made it out for this great day! =- Dr. […]