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Professional Tooth Whitening for Better Results

Professional teeth whitening could be the answer if you are not satisfied with the results from those over the counter tooth whitening products. With professional tooth whitening Glenview, your smile can be instantly transformed in a single dental appointment using an amazing chairside cosmetic dental procedure.

Zoom® is an in office professional teeth whitening procedure that is safe and effective. In fact, Zoom® is the number one cosmetic dentistry procedure requested by patients, is affordable, pain free and used by more than 12 million people.

With Zoom®, you can whiten your teeth up to ten shades during your lunch hour. Just imagine …Read More

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Dental Checkups for a Healthy Family

School is in session, for most students anyway, and if you haven’t scheduled annual dental checkups for your family, now is the time to do it.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Gimor from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview Ill, regular dental checkups, at least once a year, twice is preferred, will prevent tooth decay and gum disease from occurring as it will be detected before any damage can become serious.

The Dangers of Tooth Decay

If you follow the Glen Dental Blog, you will know that tooth decay can rapidly deteriorate and if left to its own devices can actually kill the pulp …Read More

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A Beautiful Hollywood Smile with Invisalign®

Invisalign® is your dentist’s way of straightening teeth, and if conventional braces aren’t for you, call or click and schedule a no obligation Invisalign® consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview Illinois. Preferred Invisalign® Chicago Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Gilmor can determine if clear braces are the answer to straighter teeth.

Not everyone is a good candidate for Invisalign®. If you have severe orthodontic issues, Dr. Gilmor may refer you to an orthodontist for further orthodontic treatment options.

What is Invisalign®?

Invisalign® uses a series of plastic nearly invisible trays that are made to fit your teeth. Custom made …Read More

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Porcelain Veneers and Dental Bonding for a New Smile

Porcelain veneers or cosmetic dental bonding could be the answer if those over the counter tooth whitening products are starting to turn your teeth blue. If your teeth look chalky or transparent, you may be overdoing the tooth whitening. Schedule an appointment with Glen Dental Cosmetic Dentistry in Glenview who will be able to determine if porcelain veneers or dental bonding is right for you.

Porcelain Veneers

A permanent solution to a less than perfect smile, porcelain veneers can repair teeth that are permanently stained, chipped, worn, or cracked. If you have teeth that are too short, or teeth that look like Dracula, …Read More

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Professional Teeth Cleaning Root Scaling Planing

Professional teeth cleaning Chicago is available from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview Ill and if you can’t remember the last time you had your teeth cleaned, you may need to schedule an appointment for a deep cleaning.

A deep professional cleaning, referred to as Root Scaling and planing in the dental world, will get rid of the plaque and tartar that has formed on the surface of your teeth and between your teeth and gums. Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview Illinois will assess the situation when you come in for a checkup to determine if …Read More

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Regular Oral Cancer Screenings Can Save your Life

An oral cancer screening can literally save your life. Even if your teeth and gums are healthy, it’s important to schedule regular comprehensive dental exams with Glen Dental in Glenview Illinois, to make sure that there is nothing abnormal about your gums, tongue, the roof of your mouth, your cheeks, or your lips.

According to the American Dental Association, oral cancer can occur inside or outside your oral cavity including your gums, teeth, cheeks, lips, throat, and tonsils at the base of the tongue and in the mid regions of your throat. Put them all together and oral cancer accounts for …Read More

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Taking Too Big a Bite Causes Problems

Taking too big a bite can cause problems, especially if you have a disorder in your temporomandibular joint. TMD patients should never open wide as it can be painful. Taking supersized bites can also aggravate the disorder. Even if you don’t have a problem with your temporomandibular joint, taking too big a bite can cause problems for your teeth, gums and your jaw.

Those fast food restaurants are famous for supersizing meals; however, most are way too big for the human mouth, so if you are tempted to down that huge burger in a few minutes, think again. Take the time …Read More

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Root Canal Therapy Do I Need It?

Root Canal Therapy may be necessary if you have been ignoring that dull ache in your mouth. Skipping the dentist because you have a toothache can make things worse.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview Illinois, leaving a toothache or any pain in your mouth for that matter can cause serious issues that could result in Root Canal Therapy.

Why Do I Need a Root Canal?

Every tooth in your mouth contains blood vessels and nerves that are located in the roots of your teeth. If the pulp in your tooth becomes infected, you may need root …Read More

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Dental Implants with Teeth in an Hour

Dental implants could be the answer if you have recently lost your teeth or if you wear dentures. Dental implants are the strongest replacement for missing teeth and can last a lifetime as long as you practice good oral hygiene.

Although saving a tooth is the Glen Dental Center in Glenview’s goal, sometimes it is impossible. Gum disease, the biggest contributor to tooth loss, trauma, decay, and injury make it difficult to save a diseased tooth.

Replacing a tooth or multiple teeth with dental implants, helps retain your jawbone and your gum tissue. The minute you lose a tooth your jaw has …Read More

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Healthy foods for Your Body but Not Your Teeth

Those so-called healthy foods for your body may be doing wonders for your waistline and your well-being, but those dried fruits that you munch on during your break could cause problems for your teeth.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview Illinois, there are several healthy foods for your body that your doctor may recommend, but some of those foods should be enjoyed in moderation.

Healthy Carbs

You may be patting yourself on the back for kicking white bread, white rice and potatoes to the curb, but whole grain and wheat alternatives can be just as bad for …Read More

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