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  • 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
  • If You Have Dental Anxiety, Let’s Talk About Your Sedation Options
    Sometimes people feel a tiny bit nervous when they sit in the dental chair. And sometimes it’s more than a tiny bit. If your anxiety over dental procedures is leading Read more
  • The Root of the Matter
    A strong, healthy smile is built on a strong, healthy foundation. Let’s take a moment to explore just what creates that foundation—your roots. The Root of the Matter The visible part of Read more
  • Can all teeth be treated endodontically?
    Advancements in dental treatment, and in dental training, have made it possible for specialized dentists, called endodontists, to treat inflammation and infection deep within the core of a tooth. Endodontists, Read more
  • How to Choose the Best Mouthwash
    As we all know, or should by now, the key to maintaining great oral health is keeping up with a daily plan of flossing, brushing, and using mouthwash. These three Read more
  • Detergent Foods: Clean your teeth while you eat!
    Did you know that there are certain foods you can eat which help to clean your teeth? We call them "detergent foods." In dentistry we look at the impact of Read more
  • Detergent Foods: Clean your teeth while you eat!
    Did you know that there are certain foods you can eat which help to clean your teeth? We call them "detergent foods." In dentistry we look at the impact of Read more
  • Detergent Foods: Clean your teeth while you eat!
    Did you know that there are certain foods you can eat which help to clean your teeth? We call them "detergent foods." In dentistry we look at the impact of Read more
  • Detergent Foods: Clean your teeth while you eat!
    Did you know that there are certain foods you can eat which help to clean your teeth? We call them "detergent foods." In dentistry we look at the impact of Read more