Discover Your Hidden Smile with Gum Disease Treatments

  Numerous oral health conditions and diseases can sneak up on you without you even being on aware of it. Similarly to how bruxism can occur while you sleep, it may be possible for gum tissue infection to go underneath your radar. Thus, it is important to always do detailed inspections of your oral health to determine if diseases such... read more »

Information About Dental Implants

Missing teeth can make a person appear less attractive and professional. But missing teeth can cause other problems as well. Those empty spaces give plaque and bacteria a place to accumulate, which can cause gum disease and other problems. Additionally, those empty places will give your remaining teeth a chance to drift out of alignment. Over the years, dental implants... read more »

Periodontitis Can Influence Other Medical Conditions

Gum disease afflicts an estimated 47% of the adult population over the age of thirty. While seniors are at a higher risk of severe gum disease, it can also occur at a younger age, if you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits. Gum disease often starts out as gingivitis causing red or inflamed gums that might bleed easily after... read more »

The Facts About Smoking and Your Oral Health

You may know that smoking isn’t great for your health, but did you know smoking can actually influence your oral health? Naturally, you could choose between e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes, but did you know that both of these options can lead to serious problems? As you may know, smoking traditional cigarettes can yellow your pearly whites and lead to bad... read more »

You Should Not Delay in Having a Loose Bridge Examined

Your dentist, Dr. Sudi Rafieian, 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 mouth. If any part... 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 Chicago, Illinois, then it’s best to identify the cause and then do everything you can to destroy it. To help you do so, our Chicago Bright Smiles team has provided the following list... 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 (AGD), patients who receive routine... read more »