Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Toothbrush Care

  Caring for your smile includes caring for your toothbrush. All oral health care utensils need to be cared for to ensure they can continue to function as intended. With your toothbrush, it is essential to make sure it is always kept in a safe location that is free of contamination. The better care that you give your toothbrush, the... read more »

Halloween Oral Health Care

In order to ensure your smile has the best chance of success this Halloween season, it is important to create an oral health care candy plan to keep your smile safe. This includes improving your oral health care treatments, your cleaning methods, and exercising caution with the products you consume. Make sure that you are using the proper toothbrush and... read more »

Crowns vs. Veneers

Are you looking to improve your smile, but are hesitant as to which type of cosmetic dentistry procedure to use? So many options can be overpowering. Two of the best options accessible in modern dentistry are dental crowns and dental veneers. Let’s look at some benefits of each. Dental crowns fully cover damaged or unattractive teeth by capping the complete... read more »

Reverse Your Oral Hygiene Curse with Fluoride

Have you considered the benefits and rewards that additional fluoride supplementation can give you and its effect on protecting your tooth enamel? Although fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral in large bodies of water around the world, we only truly get it via supplementation in products we use to keep our teeth clean. Reverse your oral hygiene curse with fluoride.... read more »

The American Dental Association 101

Are you up-to-date with your American Dental Association facts? If not, you are not alone. It can be shocking how few are the people who understand the basics of the ADA, and how they can help your smile. That is why our team here at Dolnick and Associates in Niles, Illinois, is happy to talk to you about the ADA,... read more »

What are Some Healthy Oral Health Habits?

As you may already know, there are many steps you should take if you’d like to keep your teeth healthy. For instance, you might have heard that you should brush and floss your pearly whites every day, but did you know that there are several other factors you should consider? For instance, while there are many things that might be... read more »

Children and Tooth Decay

If you’ve ever raised a child, you probably understand that keeping your little one healthy is a high priority. However, did you know that you could be doing a few things that aren’t great for your child’s health? For instance, did you know that children are as likely to have tooth decay as adults are? Similarly, had you heard that... read more »

Find Your Whitest Smile With the Help of Teeth Whitening Treatments

Have you been dreaming of a white smile all winter? Has your mind become entranced at the thought of a gorgeous pristine set of pearly whites to usher in the new year with a wonderful smile makeover? If you are dreaming of brighter pastures, teeth whitening treatments may give you the smile you desire. Find your whitest smile with the... read more »

What You Need to Know About Plaque

You’ve probably heard about plaque before--especially if you’ve ever visited a dentist--but do actually know what it is? Do you know what you can do to keep plaque at bay, stop it from forming, and the effect plaque can actually have on your smile? Plaque is a soft substance that builds up on your teeth. Plaque typically forms when there’s... read more »

Tips And Facts About Flossing

We know that we are supposed to brush our teeth and floss them too, but many people often avoid the flossing part of an oral hygiene routine. However, flossing is an essential element for a healthy smile. When you regularly floss your teeth, you can clean away the plaque bacteria that infect gum tissue and produce tooth-decaying acids. Here are... read more »