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Early Warning Signs of Gum Disease
September 29, 2021

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is an infection in the gum tissue caused by poor oral hygiene. When left untreated, it can lead to deterioration of the jawbone and eventually tooth loss. There are several early warning signs of gum disease. Knowing what to watch for is the key to ensuring you help keep your […]

How To Whiten Sensitive Teeth At Home
September 7, 2021

Social media platforms make it seem as if achieving a bright, white smile is easy to do while only using common household ingredients. While it is somewhat true that you can lighten your teeth by several shades from the comforts of home, it’s not safe or recommended to dig through your pantry to make it […]


When it comes to the removal of wisdom teeth, it seems as though there is a specific set age that dentists recommend they be removed. While all people are different, the most important thing to remember about wisdom tooth removal is that they should be removed before they begin to cause issues with other surrounding […]


If you’ve always been less than in love with the appearance of your smile, you’ve likely thought of cosmetic dentistry treatments and how they could potentially transform your teeth. If your teeth aren’t necessarily crooked, but they are perhaps small, various extreme shapes, or even stained, Invisalign or braces won’t solve these issues. By taking […]

5 Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments For Anyone
August 10, 2021

Cosmetic dentistry treatments are a fast, easy, and affordable way to transform the way you feel about your smile. Cosmetic dentistry gives patients the unique ability to correct both minor and major flaws in their smile by significantly improving the appearance of their teeth. If you’re unhappy with little details about your teeth, cosmetic dentistry […]

Botox Treatments For Managing Chronic Pain
July 20, 2021

Before Botox injections were widely known for reducing fine lines and wrinkles, Botox was mainly used for managing chronic pain. The history of this versatile injection has proven to show how adaptable and effective this treatment can be. From managing back and nerve pain to helping patients suffering from TMJ, Botox has many uses and […]

5 Common Oral Health Mistakes Adults Make
July 6, 2021

By the time you’re an adult, you’ve logged a significant amount of hours into brushing and flossing your teeth. However, proper brushing and flossing only go so far when your diet and other oral habits are lacking. Adults make many common mistakes when it comes to the care of their teeth and gums, which is […]

What Are Your Taste Buds Telling You?
June 13, 2021

Your taste buds allow you to recognize various tastes, from sweet to sour. Every person has roughly 10,000 taste buds that line the tongue, and each taste bud has between 10-50 sensory cells connected to your body’s nerve fibers. Taste buds are microscopic, which means you should not feel them, but sometimes your taste buds […]

What To Expect During An Oral Cancer Screening
June 13, 2021

Your dentist has likely begun to perform oral cancer screenings during routine exams due to increased oral cancer cases. This straightforward screening catches problematic tissues as early as possible, and early detection makes successful cancer treatments much more likely. If you’re feeling a little nervous about what to expect during an oral cancer screening, don’t […]


The out-of-pocket costs of complex dental treatments are something to consider before committing to any procedure. This is true for all cosmetic dentistry treatments but especially significant with a complex procedure like dental implant placement. Planning ahead will help you avoid any unexpected costs along the way, and knowing exactly what is covered under your […]

Treatments For Closing Gaps Between Teeth
May 13, 2021

A gap between your teeth can be considered a characteristic of your personality and something you love about your smile. However, if that little detail bothers you about the appearance of your teeth, or if it makes you feel self-conscious, a little cosmetic dentistry can go a long way to restore your confidence in your […]

10 Long-Term Dental Implant Benefits
April 13, 2021

Missing one or more teeth can significantly affect your dental health. Over time, the gap left behind can make you feel self-conscious about your smile, and it can also cause other surrounding teeth to shift. Even if you’re missing a tooth that isn’t in a prominent place, there are many reasons why you should still […]

What Happens After Finishing Invisalign Treatments
April 9, 2021

Invisalign is the most popular way for adults and teens to straighten misaligned teeth without the use of pesky and embarrassing brackets and wires. First introduced in 1997, Invisalign aligners offer a less invasive, almost invisible alternative to traditional braces while offering the same results. Invisalign is ideal for busy adults because treatments don’t require […]


Dental contouring is the process of reshaping a person’s teeth. Considered a cosmetic dentistry procedure, the treatment involves removing a small portion of tooth enamel to improve the surface, shape, or length of a single tooth or multiple teeth. Contouring is an ideal option to address several common cosmetic dental issues, including cracks, clips, and […]

Is There a Permanent Solution For Halitosis?
March 10, 2021

Suffering from constant bad breath can be an embarrassing issue. While mints or chewing gum can help temporarily mask foul odors, the most effective and permanent halitosis treatment can be found at your local dental office. Chronic bad breath is a condition that needs to be addressed. Our team can help you find the root […]

When To Start Flossing Baby Teeth
February 22, 2021

Most parents have many questions about their child’s oral health at bi-annual dental checkups because the state of a child’s teeth is a direct reflection on your oral hygiene efforts as a parent. One of the questions we hear most from parents is when to start flossing baby teeth. As soon as baby teeth emerge […]

Dry Socket Remedies After Tooth Extraction
February 9, 2021

Experiencing sharp pain after the extraction of a tooth is the most common indication that you’re experiencing a dry socket. The explicit and painful throbbing in the jaw typically develops within three days after having a tooth removed, but it can happen at any time. Experiencing dry sockets is an uncomfortable experience and one that […]

The Lumineers Process: Step-By-Step
February 4, 2021

Lumineers are the ideal solution for anyone self-conscious about their smile. Dental Lumineers can restore your confidence and create the perfect smile you’ve always wanted. These ultra-thin porcelain slips fit perfectly over your teeth to make them look aesthetically perfect, white, and beautiful. If you’re searching for a way to eliminate discoloration and straighten crooked […]

5 Dental Issues Brought On By Stress
January 30, 2021

Everyone manages stress in their unique way; however, when your methods lead to dental issues, you may need to re-think your stress management techniques. Teeth grinding is the most commonly found acute physical response to stress, but plenty of others can trigger stress. If you find yourself suffering from one (or several) of these dental […]

iTero Digital Scanning: The Future of Dental Impressions
December 29, 2020

Suffering through gooey dental impressions are a thing of the past at Hinsdale Dentistry. If you have been putting off necessary dental work because of the impression process, take relief in knowing that there is a modern alternative. Digital scanning from iTero allows for better-fitting restorations in less time. Digital scanning can be used for […]

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