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Heart Disease and Gum Disease is There a Connection?

Heart disease and gum disease have been linked, and if you aren’t diligent about your oral hygiene and suffer from gingivitis, or the more serious periodontal disease, you could be setting yourself up for a heart attack.

According to research, heart disease, and gum disease share one thing in common, inflammation. If your gums are swollen, red and often bleed, you are probably suffering from gum disease, or the often incurable, periodontitis.

People who don’t brush twice or floss once each day are lacking in good oral hygiene. According to Dr. Jeffry Gilmor, avoiding the brush and floss can cause tooth decay …Read More

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Injuries Can Be Prevented with a Custom Made Mouthguard

Spring is in the air and that means a custom made mouthguard for you and for your family. Whatever sport you participate in, a custom made mouth protector is the best defense against preventable mouth injuries. A custom made mouthguard could even save your tooth.

According to the American Dental Association, thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of mouth injuries could have been prevented if the athlete had worn a mouth protector, and although a custom made mouth protector will do the best job, any mouthguard is better than nothing.

The Glen Dental Center in Glenview can custom make a mouth protector …Read More

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Oral Appliance Therapy for Snoring Could Help your Relationship

Oral appliance therapy could be just what you need if your partners’ snoring is keeping you up at night. The Glen Dental Center in Glenview Illinois is a preferred and licensed oral appliance therapy provider that can prevent you from moving to the guest room.

According to Dr. Jeffry Gilmor, snoring affects millions of people all over the United States and the globe.

Before oral appliance therapy patients had to resort to surgery to correct the problem, or deal with an uncomfortable CPAP machine. Although a CPAP is prescribed for people who suffer from sleep apnea, some use the machine to stop …Read More

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Is it Time to Repair Your Dental Restorations?

If your old dental restorations could use some help it’s time to call Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor. Your dentist in Glenview has the skills and the expertise to put a smile back on your face. The dental bonding that you had placed a decade ago may have looked great in its time, but after so many years, it will begin to show its age. Thankfully, cosmetic dental bonding can be replaced in a single dental appointment. However, if you want a more permanent solution, you may want to consider porcelain veneers.

Decades ago, only those with a big bank account could afford …Read More

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Invisible Braces Could Be Just What You Need

Invisible braces could be just what you need if you are self-conscious about your tipped, rotated, or crooked teeth. If that gap between your teeth is preventing you from smiling, Invisalign® could be the answer.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview, invisible braces work just as well as conventional braces without the discomfort and pain that comes with old school wires and brackets.

What are Clear Braces?

Invisible braces from Invisalign® are clear and comfortable. The clear aligners that are custom made to fit your teeth will gently move your teeth and gums into position in 12 …Read More

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Save on Zoom® Professional Tooth Whitening

There is still time for a brighter smile before the festive season gets into full swing with Zoom® Professional Tooth Whitening. Right now until December 31st, you can save $50.00 on an in office tooth whitening smile that will give you that Hollywood Smile just in time for your annual Christmas Party that you host every year.

Zoom® is the remarkable chairside dental treatment that can lighten your teeth eight to ten shades whiter. You won’t believe the results in a single dental appointment with the revolutionary tooth whitening system available from Glen Dental in Glenview Illinois.

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Philips Zoom!® $50.00 Cash Back!

Philips Zoom!® is the best way to professionally whiten your teeth, and if you want to save, now is the time, especially since New Year’s Eve isn’t too far away.

Philips Zoom!® is a teeth whitening procedure that takes place chairside, and best of all, you don’t have to wait weeks to see the results.

Dr. Jeff Gilmor is a licensed and preferred Philips Zoom!® provider and can lighten your teeth up to 10 shades in a single dental appointment.

Philips Zoom!® is the remarkable way to lighten your teeth and can really give you something to smile about.

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The Dangers of Pacifiers for Infants and Toddlers

Although the jury is still out when it comes to the dangers of pacifiers, the American Dental Association explains that while a pacifier can keep a baby occupied while teething, it may cause some damage down the line.

Pacifiers have been a Godsend to parents for decades, but are they good for your infant? According to your Glen View Children’s Dentist, there are some pros and cons when it comes to pacifiers.

The Pros of Pacifiers

Less Risk of SIDS-Giving your baby a pacifier at night or during naptime can help prevent SIDS or sudden infant death syndrome. Although pediatricians aren’t quite sure …Read More

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Dental Bonding for a Quick Fix

Dental Bonding Glenview could be the perfect solution if you are unsure you want to go the permanent route with porcelain veneers. Although cosmetic dental bonding will not last as long or be as strong as porcelain veneers, they are still a viable solution when it comes to affordable dental restorations.

What’s the Difference?

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are permanent solutions to chipped, cracked, crooked, or stained teeth. If you have a small gap between your teeth and do not want metal or invisible braces, porcelain veneers could close the gap.

Because a small amount of the enamel on your teeth needs to be …Read More

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A Smile Makeover Could Be Just What You Need

A smile makeover in Chicago may be just what your Glenview Dentist recommends, especially if you are afraid to show off your toothy grin. Having a beautiful smile can do wonders for your self-esteem and your overall health, especially if you have crowded or crooked teeth.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor from Glen Dental in Illinois, crooked, chipped, or misaligned teeth can be difficult to brush and floss. If you can’t get into the little nooks and crannies, you will be more susceptible to tooth decay and gum disease. If you have missing teeth, your jawbone will shrink making you look …Read More

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