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  • Root Canal Recovery
    Anyone who has had a compromised tooth knows that the amount of discomfort it causes can be extremely unpleasant. Although no one looks forward to a root canal, this procedure Read more
  • The Most Common Causes of Gum Disease
    Unless you're aware of the signs and symptoms of gum disease and how it's caused, it's possible that you may have unknowingly developed it. Often painless, gum disease -- or Read more
  • Safety of Dental X-Ray Radiation
    We all want to live our healthiest lives. We know that part of keeping ourselves healthy is regular visits to our Gurnee, Illinois office for checkups and necessary dental work. Read more
  • My mouth is dry. What can I do?
    Nobody likes a dry mouth. It is an uncomfortable and sometimes oddly unexplainable sensation that most people like to avoid. It is not a condition that automatically sends you into Read more
  • Getting to the Root of the Matter
    You might remember that famous grade school dental poster teaching you all about teeth. A large white tooth with a crown, two roots with a bit of a curve, and Read more
  • New Year's Eve
    Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- North Suburban Endodontics included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one to Read more
  • Can Your Dental Health Affect Your Digestive Health?
    Eating, talking, smiling—consciously or unconsciously, so much of daily life is influenced by our oral health. And here’s one more thought to chew on: oral health affects digestive health as Read more
  • What Can Endodontic Surgery Do for You?
    An endodontist like the doctor is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the inner tooth. Most of us are familiar with root canals, where infected or Read more
  • Symptoms That Could Mean You Need a Root Canal
    Every tooth packs a lot of layers in a very small area. The outer, visible part of our tooth, the crown, is covered in protective enamel, and the lower root Read more
  • Bite Pain? It Might Be Time to See Your Endodontist
    Whether it’s a constant ache when you chew food or a sharp, jolting pain every time you bite down, if bite pain has you considering a permanent liquid diet, a Read more
  • 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