Are Dental X-Rays Safe and Necessary?

“Do you have any questions for me today?” Each time you visit your dentist, you’re likely to hear this familiar refrain. By asking, your dentist is able to address any concerns you may have about your teeth, a procedure, or just share information that helps you remain informed. Perhaps one of the more common question […]

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Dentists Make Great Friends

Are you a Facebook user? If so, the team at Family Dental Care Park Ridge would love to stay in touch with you on Facebook. Visit our Facebook page for the latest news, dental health tips, announcements and special promotions from our office. It’s also a great way for you to provide feedback to our dental team and […]

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Your Heart Health and Dentistry

If you have heart disease or have recently had heart surgery, it’s important to let your dentist know about your condition before your visit. Taking this extra precaution can be vitally important to safeguarding your health. Why It’s Important Even routine dental procedures, such as cleaning, can cause bleeding in the mouth, which then allows […]

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Probiotic Oral Health Pros

The body’s ability to protect itself from harm is quite an incredible thing. And just as blood goes through a clotting process to foil unfettered bleeding without us asking for its assistance, probiotics are working to keep bad bacteria at bay, not only in our gut, but in our mouth as well! And, the cool […]

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Sleep Apnea Information You Should Know

  If the sonorous chorus of a loved one’s snoring has you at your wit’s end, rather than burying your face in your pillow and lambasting them in the morning for their motorcycle muffler cacophony, you may wish to suggest they see the doctor instead. Frequent snoring, particularly when punctuated by moments of “interrupted” snoring, […]

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Busting the Root Canal Pain Myth

  Family Dental Care Park Ridge is pretty confident reading about root canal treatment is nowhere on your list of fun things to do this month! We’re sure you’d rather read about how Spring is here and life is good. So, how about we fill you in on something we think you do want to read about: […]

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Gum Disease – What to Look For

  As your dental health care team, Family Dental Care Park Ridge wants to help you be on the lookout for symptoms of abnormal conditions in your mouth. One of the most common and potentially destructive problems we encounter is gum disease – also called periodontal disease. It affects over 75% of adults over 35 and is […]

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Think Green This St. Patrick’s Day

Happy ALMOST St. Patrick’s Day ! Even though this awesome wearin’ of the green holiday comes but once a year, we at Family Dental Care Park Ridge wanted to take the opportunity and give you some healthy GREEN tips to keep your teeth and mouth healthy year-round. Eat or drink any of the below items […]

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My Dentist Told Me I Needed a Crown…

  Have you started to favor one side of your mouth when eating? Or maybe you’ve begun avoiding just about anything with a little crunch? If you are experiencing a sharp stabbing pain that appears out of nowhere when eating, you might just have a fractured tooth. And a fractured tooth is serious business. While the […]

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Your Health and Safety is Our First Priority

  Since many people wonder what sort of infection control procedures are used in a dental office, but don’t often ask, we thought we’d take the proactive approach and share with you how we keep your health and safety at the top of our list at Family Dental Care Park Ridge. Hygiene is at the […]

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How to Maximize Your Dental Insurance

  The new year is upon us, and with it, your newest bundle of dental insurance benefits! If you didn’t have a chance to maximize your plan’s benefits last year, be sure to do a little planning this year so you don’t lose a single dollar! Many people aren’t aware that a defined benefit amount […]

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Botox at Family Dental Care Park Ridge

Did you know that the most popular aesthetic enhancement treatment, BOTOX® Cosmetic, is now available at Family Dental Care Park Ridge? BOTOX Cosmetic is a fast and easy non-surgical procedure that temporarily relaxes muscles responsible for those annoying expression lines on your face. It is very effective at eliminating frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s […]

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