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7 Common Dental Problems Fixed With Lumineers
February 3, 2023

Lumineers may be your answer to picture-perfect teeth! The beauty of veneers, including Lumineers, is that they can correct multiple problems at one time with one treatment. And in some cases, you may not have even realized that Lumineers are a treatment option for your particular cosmetic dental issue. What Are Lumineers? Lumineers are ultra-thin […]


Having dental anxiety doesn’t mean you have to give up on your teeth. In fact, we recognize that those with dental anxiety may need additional help and care because they might have avoided treatment in the past. This issue doesn’t only apply to treating oral health problems but also affects those who have more cosmetic […]

Nutrition Tips for Healthy Teeth and Gums
January 3, 2023

Oral health and total health are intertwined. So when you make a decision to eat better, your teeth and gums will reap the benefits. We know that navigating diet advice can be a bit overwhelming, but these dentist-approved nutrition tips are sure to help you work towards a healthier lifestyle – and healthier teeth, too! […]

Can You Get Too Much Fluoride?
December 27, 2022

We all know it is possible to get too much of a good thing. This can also apply to our dental health. For example, brushing your teeth prevents cavities, but if you brush your teeth too often, you can damage tooth enamel. Is the same true with fluoride? Fluoride can be extremely beneficial for our […]


Tooth sensitivity is quite common, but that doesn’t make it any less painful and challenging. Cold or hot foods or sweet or sour flavors may be hard to tolerate, and brushing can even be painful. This can mean tooth sensitivity can negatively impact your day-to-day life. Accurate estimates of how many people suffer from sensitive […]

Holiday Foods That Can Stain Your Aligners
November 11, 2022

One of the best parts about the holidays – aside from spending time with your closest family and friends, of course – is indulging in all of your favorite holiday foods. One great aspect of choosing Invisalign over braces is that no foods are totally off-limits. You can take advantage of this to enjoy all […]

Is Laser Dentistry Safe for Kids?
November 3, 2022

Lasers sound scary, but laser dentistry is not dangerous at all. In fact, when it comes to pediatric dental care, choosing laser dentistry for your child may be an even safer option! Laser dentistry can treat a number of conditions that are common in children. And it can do so while potentially improving your child’s […]

Ask a Dentist: Is Halloween Candy Okay for my Kids?
October 24, 2022

Getting spooked about all the sugar your family will want to eat this Halloween? It’s normal to want your kids to enjoy this fun and exciting holiday but also to wonder if the Halloween candy they love so much might harm their dental health. The good news is that it’s okay to let your kids […]

What to Expect After Getting Lumineers
October 12, 2022

Lumineers can correct a number of cosmetic dental issues and completely transform your smile. Such a dramatic transformation has to come with some serious downtime, right? Luckily, there is very little, if any, recovery associated with getting Lumineers. But getting veneers doesn’t mean your oral health care ends. Continue reading to find out what to […]

Can I Avoid Tooth Loss?
September 29, 2022

You only get one set of adult teeth and you want to make sure they last a lifetime. Tooth and gum health can deteriorate over time, and that can lead to tooth loss. By taking a proactive approach to your oral health, you can often extend the life of your teeth, and avoid the difficulties […]

Temporary Crown Care & Emergency Tips
September 12, 2022

A temporary crown is incredibly useful while you await your permanent crown. But did you know that you should take special care with your temporary crown? Being cautious about your new temporary crown can avoid additional dental visits and make your time before your permanent crown more pleasant. Why Do I Need a Temporary Crown? […]

Will Invisalign Fix Severe Crowding?
August 26, 2022

Are you putting off straightening your teeth because you don’t want braces but think your teeth are too crowded for Invisalign? We are here to let you know that clear aligners are more effective on severe crowding than many patients realize. Aligners offer a number of benefits, and many prefer them to braces. Aligners are […]

Which Toothpaste Should I Be Using?
August 9, 2022

With so many toothpaste options to choose from, we hear this question a lot from our patients. Picking the right toothpaste when there is often an entire drugstore aisle filled with options can feel quite overwhelming. We are here to help you figure out what is important in a toothpaste so that you can be […]

Dental Sedation Guide: Which Type is Right for You
July 25, 2022

  Dental procedures often have a bad reputation for being painful. While modern dentistry has made huge strides in minimizing, or even eliminating, the pain associated with many procedures, no one wants to experience discomfort during treatment, and that can lead to anxiety. Thankfully, there are many options for sedation that may help to significantly […]

Why Veneers Are Getting Better and Better
July 11, 2022

Have you considered getting veneers but hesitated because you thought they might look…well…fake? Believe it or not, modern veneers have come a long way. They are no longer bulky and cookie-cutter. Today’s technology means big improvements in making veneers look completely real and complimentary to your unique smile. Today’s veneers can give you a complete […]

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?
June 22, 2022

Dental implants have a reputation for being pricey. And, like any advanced medical procedure, it’s true that implants can have a significant price tag. Of course, what you end up paying out-of-pocket for your implants can vary widely depending on how extensive your treatment plan is and whether your insurance will cover a portion of […]

8 Reasons Laser Dentistry Means a Better Appointment
June 11, 2022

Laser dentistry is a true breakthrough in how we perform dental procedures. And Hinsdale Dentistry is excited to offer our patients this advanced treatment option. There are so many ways that laser dentistry can improve your experience at the dentist. Below are just some of the benefits of choosing laser dentistry over traditional methods. Enhanced […]

How to Help Your Teeth Last a Lifetime
May 26, 2022

As we get older, our teeth age with us. Of course, no one wants to lose their bright, attractive smile as they age. And because dental health correlates with overall health, it is doubly important to make every effort to maintain healthy teeth. Unfortunately, the older we get, the more likely tooth loss becomes. While […]

Chipped a Tooth? Here’s What to Do Next
May 17, 2022

Chipping a tooth can be a scary experience. It can happen from an injury, tooth decay, or simply biting down on something hard. If you chip your tooth, it is a good idea to get treatment immediately to prevent additional damage. Is a Chipped Tooth an Emergency? Even though you may feel alarmed when you […]

How Do Digital Impressions Work?
April 27, 2022

If you value having access to the best state-of-the-art technology to assist with your dental care, rest assured that Hinsdale Dentistry is here to provide world-class care. One of our cutting-edge options is the iTero digital impression system. Rather than enduring the discomfort of sticky impression trays for several minutes, digital impression technology offers a […]

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