Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Don’t Delay Your Dental Checkups

Your dental checkups are a critical part of keeping up with your oral health care. If you delay on your dental checkups, then you are welcoming oral health disasters into your life. Additionally, medical studies have shown a link between heart disease and your oral health, making your smile important... Read more »

Stipulations of Sanitizing Your Toothbrush

Did you know that your toothbrush houses billions of germs? So, there is nothing wrong with clearing away the bacteria from time to time. Just be sure to do it in the proper way. Here are some do's and don'ts to consider. - First, it should be said that you... Read more »

Dentures 101

Getting teeth replaced can be a daunting experience, but if you’re reading this, you’ve already realized that you need to know more about the process. That’s smart, because it’s what all of us here at Dental Esthetics of Buffalo Grove in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, recommend doing. Dentures, installed by a... Read more »

Receiving Dental Sealants for Cavity Prevention

Your teeth are designed to fulfill functions such as chewing food. This is especially true for your back teeth, also known as molars and premolars. To fulfill this purpose, they have ridges called cusps that chomp food into bits, and while these cusps are a great help to you, they... Read more »

Food Tips for Healthy Teeth

Many foods can help keep your teeth healthy. Did you know, your teeth have minerals, which means you need healthy foods with vitamins and minerals in them to help keep your teeth healthy? Our dentist, Dr. Alex Osovsky at Dental Esthetics of Buffalo Grove in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, cares about... Read more »

Bruxism Can Lead to Significant Oral Health Complications

Some people are prone to clenching their jaw muscles and grinding their teeth subconsciously or while they sleep. This chronic condition, which is also known as bruxism can lead to oral health complications. Over time, the excessive force applied to the surfaces of your teeth can potentially chip or fracture... Read more »

Hide Flaws in Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Do you have embarrassing teeth? Perhaps your teeth make you feel nervous about your smile. If so, then dental veneers may be an excellent option for you! To give you more information about dental veneers, our dentist, Dr. Alex Osovsky with Dental Esthetics of Buffalo Grove in Buffalo Grove, Illinois,... Read more »