1. New Year, New Smile! How are you doing with your New Year’s resolution?

    New Year, New Smile! How are you doing with your New Year’s resolution?

    At Enamel Dental, we see patients who resolve to do any number of things for their teeth, from flossing to whitening to braces. Whatever it is, if your resolution seems like a distant memory already, try these suggestions for keeping your dental goals top of mind. Brushing more Most people brush twice a day: in the morning and before bed. But maybe you've resolved to brush after meals, too. The fi…Read More

  2. Gum Care 101 - Brushing your teeth is only half of your oral care routine.

    Gum Care 101: Brushing your teeth is only half of your oral care routine.

    Are you paying attention to the other half of your oral care routine -- your gums? Gum disease is the leading cause of early tooth loss. Furthermore, research shows a correlation between gum disease and other conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. There are two types of gum disease: Gingivitis This is the milder form of gum disease, which causes bleeding, irritation,…Read More

  3. Are You Making Any of These Dental Mistakes?

    Are You Making Any of These Dental Mistakes?

    Brush. Spit. Rinse. Do this twice a day, and your teeth and gums will be in tip-top shape, right? Brushing your teeth is a great habit to have, but there is much more to keeping your mouth clean. The truth is, most of us probably make at least one mistake when it comes to maintaining good dental health. Here are the top five mistakes we at Enamel Dental see our patients making, along with some tip…Read More

  4. Why We Should Know More About Saliva

    Why We Should Know More About Saliva

    Fun Facts About Spit Saliva: You probably haven’t given it much thought throughout your life. It’s simply a part of you, like your hair, your eyes, your toes. Yet, saliva plays a significant role in maintaining healthy teeth and gums, and could even be an indicator of your overall health. Why is saliva important? According to the American Dental Association, saliva “acts as the blo…Read More

  5. Superfoods for Cleaner & Whiter Teeth

    What Foods Can Help Keep Teeth Cleaner and Whiter?

    Most people are aware of the usual culprits that stain teeth. Red wine. Chocolate. Coffee. If only there were foods that did the opposite -- actually helped keep your teeth clean and pearly white. You might be surprised to learn that such foods do exist. Certain fruits and vegetables, as well as some dairy, are not just good for your body; they are also effective at keeping discoloration and harmf…Read More

  6. The Importance of Senior Dental Care

    Routine dental care can present an issue to the senior population, as they’re more vulnerable to oral health risks, not only because of their age, but because of different lifestyle issues. Since we only receive one pair of permanent teeth, it’s crucial to care for them at every stage in life.   The Washington Dental Service Foundation has found that people over the age of 60 only have a port…Read More

  7. What to Eat for Healthy Teeth

    You probably know that what you eat matters to your health, but did you know that what you eat has a direct impact on the health of your teeth? Eating certain foods can provide your body with the nutrients that it needs in order to build strong, healthy teeth. There are also foods that you can eat that can really do a lot of damage to your teeth and create a lasting impact on your oral health. Our…Read More

  8. Time To Visit The Dentist Again?

    Going to the dentist can be a nightmare for some people, particularly if they have bad teeth. Some of us just can't help it and they are cursed with teeth that are more susceptible to cavities and other nasty ailments. This is when a competent dentist can be them most important person for maintaining a healthy smile. But what if it has been quite a few years since you have been to the dentist? Cle…Read More

  9. Water Your Implants Daily

    The newest and frankly the most exciting aspect of adult dentistry these days is the dental implant. At Enamel Dental Studio, we are proud to offer the most complete dental implant services in the Chicago area. Of course there is one very important prerequisite aspect of implant dentistry that you must qualify for before the procedure can take place. You must have missing or broken teeth. Now whil…Read More

  10. The Alternative to Traditional Braces, Invisalign

    Many of us had braces when we were children. The old metal mouth smile is a fixture in many a yearbook. Braces used to be the bane of every teenager, the hallmark of adolescence and a deterrent of porchlight makeout sessions. These days braces are just as common among adolescents but surprisingly, the fastest growing segment of the population getting braces are adults. At Enamel Dental Studio, we …Read More