You Should Not Delay in Having a Loose Bridge Examined

Your dentist, Dr. , installed your dental bridge with a very strong form of dental cement. This is intended to anchor your bridge in your mouth for many years to come. However, poor oral hygiene and chronic gum disease can gradually weaken the relationship between the bridge and the two abutments anchoring it in your… Read more »

The 5 Things that Might Be Causing Your Bad Breath

Did you know there are ways to eliminate your bad breath? Well, it’s true, and they don’t include chewing mint gum. If you have bad breath in , , then it’s best to identify the cause and then do everything you can to destroy it. To help you do so, our team has provided the… Read more »

Enamel Erosion Can Often Be Reversed by Increased Fluoride Exposure

Consuming acidic foods and beverages on a regular basis can put your teeth at significant risk of developing cavities and tooth sensitivity. These things gradually cause the microscopic mineral structures of tooth enamel to erode. If enamel erosion is not counteracted somehow, it will weaken your tooth enamel, allowing areas of tooth decay to form… Read more »

Essential First-Aid and Treatment Insights for a Cracked Tooth

Even though your tooth enamel is hard, there are still some extreme situations when a blow to the face or hard fall can crack a tooth. At the same time, tooth enamel can also be damaged by something as simple as grinding your teeth at night or by nibbling on foreign objects. The severity of… Read more »

3 Ways to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Working in any sort of professional environment requires that you look – and smell – your best. Part of that is ensuring that you don’t have bad breath that can leave a less-than-ideal first impression. If you have problems with bad breath, our staff here at recommends you follow these three tips to keep the… Read more »

What to Do for a Toothache

Do you ever wonder what you need to do if you have a toothache? As you may know, if you have a toothache, you should consider visiting your dentist as soon as possible. You see, toothaches are usually caused by an underlying, unresolved issue. Sadly, you may not be able to visit our dentists right… Read more »

A Minor Crack in a Tooth Can Be Repaired by Installing a Crown

The enamel layer of your teeth is very hard and extremely durable, yet there are times when a fall or blow to the face can actually crack one of your teeth. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports without the protection of a mouth guard. If a cracked tooth is sensitive,… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Dry Socket

Getting a tooth removed is never an enjoyable experience, but unfortunately, it is one that most Americans have to go through eventually—especially since most people have their wisdom teeth removed. Unfortunately, if a tooth is removed, you could ultimately have to deal with a painful dry socket. The first thing you should do is avoid… Read more »

Make Your Smile Sizzle This Summer with Our Professional Dental Cleaning

At Chicago Bright Smiles in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Rafieian and Dr. Olech are ready to boost your smile this summer with our professional dental cleaning. We have found our dental cleanings to be the perfect complement to daily at-home oral care when it comes to maintaining your smile. According to the Academy of General Dentistry… Read more »

Should I Use Toothpaste to Brush my Child’s Teeth?

You probably know that it’s important to brush and floss your teeth if you’re interested in protecting your oral health. However, did you know that you should help your child brush until they are about eight years old? During that time, it’s important that you help our little one establish good oral health habits. Unfortunately,… Read more »