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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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The Link Between Gum Disease and Overall Health

Brushing twice and flossing once each day along with an antiseptic mouthwash, a healthy diet and regular checkups with your Glen View Dentist, make good sense when it comes to the health of your teeth and gums. However, growing evidence is showing that your mouth really is the gateway when it comes to your overall health and if unhealthy, can cause stroke, heart disease, a poor pregnancy, diabetes and other health conditions. Recent research has even discovered a higher risk for certain kinds of cancer.

Just What is the Connection?

When it comes to heart disease, researchers believe that bad bacteria in …Read More

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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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