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  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At North Suburban Endodontics we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter Read more
  • What does an endodontist do?
    The most common procedure for an endodontist is a root canal, which involves treating infected roots in order to save the tooth. To become a specialist, the doctor had to Read more
  • When should I floss during the day?
    A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at North Suburban Endodontics maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit to our Read more
  • How to Handle an Unexpected Dental Emergency
    Regardless of the type of dental emergency you experience, it is important that you visit North Suburban Endodontics for emergency dental care as soon as possible. A chipped or cracked Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • Can I use mouthwash instead of flossing?
    While mouthwash goes a long way in improving your oral care, it is not a substitute for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide different benefits that you should understand. Mouthwash Benefits Mouthwash comes Read more
  • Dentin Tooth Sensitivity Treatments
    Dentine hypersensitivity can be described as a sharp and sudden pain caused by cold food and beverages. It’s present in more than half the population and result from receding gums Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at North Suburban Endodontics, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the Read more
  • Fractured Tooth? When You Should Call Your Endodontist
    No one looks forward to dealing with a cracked or fractured tooth, but, fortunately, there are treatments available. Fractures take a variety of forms, from cosmetic annoyance to tooth-threatening, so Read more
  • Foods can Wreak Havoc on Your Enamel
    It’s possible to develop tooth decay even when you take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your teeth healthy, depending on your Read more
  • Do You Have an Injured Molar?
    Fortunately, most of our dental work is fairly straightforward. You have an exam and a cleaning, or a cavity gets filled, or a crown might be used to protect a Read more
  • Your Options for Sedation Dentistry
    Fear of going to the dentist is more common than you may think. That’s why the doctor and our team want to make your visit as relaxing as possible. Your anxiety Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • Should Adults Continue Fluoride Treatments?
    Many adults wonder if they should continue to receive fluoride treatments. Our team at North Suburban Endodontics wants to set the record straight about the usefulness of fluoride treatment for Read more
  • Digital X-rays
    X-rays are a vital diagnostic tool for any dental professional. X-rays help your dentist locate cavities that aren’t easily visible, your orthodontist check the position of a tooth’s root, your Read more
  • No Pulp Fiction, Just A Few Pulp Facts!
    It’s not that we’re superficial. It’s just that most of our daily dental activities deal with surface issues. Are we brushing too hard? Flossing enough? Is there visible plaque? Or Read more