Did You Know?

  Over vigorous brushing does more harm than good. This type of brushing can lead to eroded enamel which never grows back causing teeth sensitivity along with other oral problems. Make sure you discuss brushing techniques with your oral care provider.
  Popular teeth whitening toothpastes that claim to whiten your teeth have been found to be no more effective than regular toothpastes.

  Caries forming bacteria is transmitted from the babies mother by blowing on food before feeding and kissing the babies mouth
 
Dental schools award two different dental degrees? DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) and DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine). Although the names are different, these degrees are the same and have the same requirements. DMD is common on the East Coast whereas DDS is common in the Midwest and West Coast.

The American Dental Association recommends replacing your toothbrush every three to four months. At HDG we provide every patient with a new Oral B toothbrush at your six month recall. You may want to consider replacing you toothbrush one more time in between visits.

At HDG we utilize Digital X-rays which significantly reduces exposure to ionizing radiation.

People who tend to drink 3 or more glasses of soda/pop daily have 62% more tooth decay, fillings and tooth loss than others.

Check out our blog on the main website page to get Dr. Guldbeks response to the current article in "Journal Cancer" regarding "dental X-rays doubling the risk of brain cancer".

 

     









Heritage Dental Group
221 N. Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048

P. 847-362-4994