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 »

A Composite Dental Filling Can Treat an Active Area of Tooth Decay

The American Dental Association recommends having a regularly scheduled dental checkup performed by a dentist like Dr. Alex Osovsky every six months. This simple outpatient appointment is important for clearing away bacterial deposits from your teeth, while also identifying any early developing oral health conditions. It also includes an important... Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Can Help Maintain Strong Tooth Enamel

Each of your teeth has an outer layer composed of strong tooth enamel. This mineral substance protects the sensitive inner core structures of your teeth while also giving them the hardness to bite off and breakdown food for safe swallowing. Dental checkups play an important role in monitoring the health... Read more »

A Knocked Out Tooth Might Need Some Basic First-Aid While Seeking Emergency Dental Care

There are some rare times when an accidental blow to the face can carry enough force to knock a tooth out of its periodontal socket or cause it to severely fracture near the gumline. In a situation like this you will need to apply some basic first aid measures to... Read more »