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Should I Go to a Dentist or an Endodontist for a Root Canal?

  There are many options if you are looking for a root canal dentist in the Highland Park area. But which one do you choose? Should you go to a general dentist or an endodontist? If you want the most skilled dental care available in root canals, an endodontist will provide that level of expertise. However, choosing between an endodontist and a general dentist depends on your needs and goals. For example, a general dentist […]

Why Do Dentists Not Put Sealants on Adults?

A sealant seems like a reasonable solution to protect teeth from cavities. This treatment protects the teeth from decay and keeps them looking good. But most dentists don’t recommend them for adults. So why don’t dentists put sealants on adults? Sealants are most effective at preventing cavities in children’s teeth because their tooth enamel is still developing. In contrast, adult teeth are worn down, and the nooks and crannies are less prominent. As a result, […]

Dental Veneers: How To Improve Your Smile

Have you ever seen someone smile and thought, “wow, they have the most beautiful smile.”? You might not know this person, but you can’t help but feel good about their smile. Guess what? You can have an equally stunning or even better smile thanks to dental veneers. Dental veneers are a minimally invasive procedure we do at Family Dentist Highland Park that can take your smile from dull to dazzling. A thin layer of porcelain […]

Clear Braces: What to Expect During Treatment?

With today’s technology, orthodontics has never been more accessible. In the past, braces were a dreaded item that kids would wear for years to correct their teeth alignment. But now, there are many options available to help adults and children alike. Clear braces are one of those options, as you can wear them during your day-to-day activities without being noticed. However, with this treatment option comes many questions about what you should expect from treatment. […]

Do I Need a Night Guard for Teeth Grinding?

Teeth grinding at night, also known as nocturnal bruxism, is an unconscious and involuntary grinding of teeth. Causes of teeth grinding may include stress, anxiety, sleep apnea, bite issues, and having a vitamin deficiency. Research has shown that the prevalence of teeth grinding has recently increased due to stress from COVID-19. The symptoms of teeth grinding include facial pain, headaches, stiffness in the jaw joint, worn-down teeth, and disrupted sleep. Treating nocturnal bruxism is important […]