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  • Dangers of Alcohol and Oral Health
    We often have patients who ask, “Can drinking alcohol affect my oral health?” There are, in fact, a few reasons why that martini may not be good for your pearly Read more
  • Is a Crown Necessary for My Child’s Baby Tooth?
    Part of the charm of your child’s smile is those delicate, diminutive baby teeth. We enjoy those smiles while we can, because soon enough, primary teeth make way for the Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at The Cosmetic and Implant Dental Center, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly Read more
  • Proper Flossing Techniques
    Of all the dental hygiene techniques you can use at home to promote clean teeth and good oral health, flossing is likely to be the one that troubles most people. Read more
  • Women's Hormones and Oral Health
    At The Cosmetic and Implant Dental Center, we know that hormones affect a woman's mood, but did you know they can also impact the health of a woman’s mouth? Women Read more
  • Can children be at risk for periodontal disease?
    You want to check all the boxes when you consider your child’s dental health. You make sure your child brushes twice daily to avoid cavities. You’ve made a plan for Read more
  • Back to School? Remember Your Dental Homework!
    It’s a busy time of year. Book lists! Supplies! New clothes! (How did they outgrow those shoes already?) And while you’re preparing your family’s list of back-to-school necessities, here are Read more
  • Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • What to Do When Your Child Has a Loose Tooth
    When your child loses a tooth for the first time, you both have a lot to look forward to. Sharing in the “I’m a big kid!” excitement. Tales of the Read more
  • Timing Matters!
    Many patients at The Cosmetic and Implant Dental Center are under the impression that harder brushing leads to cleaner teeth, but that is not true. Gentle brushing is just as Read more
  • How Tooth-Colored Fillings Improve Your Smile
    Today’s crowns, veneers, and tooth colored fillings are very natural looking compared to early counterparts. There was a time when dentists placed silver fillings exclusively. This material is still used, Read more
  • Hot Day? Three Drinks to Leave Home When You’re Packing the Cooler
    Whew! It’s a hot one! And whenever the temperature soars, you need to stay hydrated, especially when you’re outside or exercising. But all cold drinks aren’t equal when it comes Read more
  • Let Crowns Strengthen Your Smile
    Learn more about dental crowns and how they protect teeth from further damage. A damaged tooth needs to be addressed right away. In fact, a cracked, fractured or broken tooth is Read more
  • The Truth About Tooth Extractions
    Is it time to visit your dentist, Robert Silvers, DMD at The Cosmetic and Implant Dental Center in Lincolnwood, IL, for a tooth extraction? If your teeth are overcrowded or Read more
  • Signs It's Time for a Tooth Extraction
    Find out if your dental problems could be telling you that it’s time to have your tooth removed. No one wants to think about it, but there might come a time Read more
  • What Are Interceptive Orthodontics?
    In the past, it was common for a Lincolnwood, IL dentist to wait to offer orthodontic services until the patient was between 12 and 14 years old and already had Read more

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