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Schedule Those Back to School Checkups

By Admin on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Studies have shown that children in the U.S. miss about 51 million school hours each year due to dental disease. That’s why it’s so important to bring your kids in for a dental checkup before the school year starts, and it’s also why many school districts require dental checkups for students. Families often become immersed […]

Medications Can Cause Cavities

By Admin on Friday, July 7th, 2017 in General Dentistry | No Comments

You may brush your teeth and floss regularly to prevent cavities, but older adults might not know they are also prone to developing cavities due to dry mouth. People can experience dry mouth as a side-effect of the medications they take for conditions such as pain, anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and many […]

Chew Gum and Prevent Cavities

By Admin on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 in General Dentistry | No Comments

Did you know that a simple thing like chewing some gum (the sugarless kind, of course) after meals can help keep you from developing cavities? Studies have shown that chewing gum for about 20 minutes after you eat increases your saliva flow, which neutralizes acids and carries increased amounts of calcium and phosphate to strengthen […]

June is Oral Health Month

By Admin on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 in General Dentistry | No Comments

Now that June is here, you and your family will be spending more time outdoors having cookouts, going to parties, and just enjoying the warmer weather. The month of June also has been designated Oral Health Month by the American Dental Association (ADA) to help remind people not to ignore proper dental care while they’re […]

Pregnant? Dental Health is Important

By Admin on Friday, June 2nd, 2017 in General Dentistry | No Comments

  If you’re currently pregnant or planning to have a baby in the near future, it is especially important to pay close attention to your dental health. Regular dental visits during your pregnancy are generally safe unless you have a medical condition or high-risk pregnancy. Your overall health is important to maintain during this exciting […]

Cure Your Sensitive Teeth

By Admin on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Don’t feel like you’re alone if you occasionally experience pain when you eat hot or cold food or sometimes when you brush your teeth. Many people feel the effects of sensitive teeth to one degree or another, and there are several ways to effectively deal with this problem. Hypersensitivity in the mouth occurs when the […]

Make Your Crowns Last a Lifetime

By Admin on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 in Dental Crowns | No Comments

After a dentist has fitted a tooth with a crown, some patients may believe there is no need to maintain proper dental care for that tooth, since the decay has been removed and a crown has been fitted over the remaining tooth. Nothing could be further from the truth. At the office of Dr. Michael […]

Become the Complete, Total Package

By Admin on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry | No Comments

Whether you’re heading off to a formal function, stepping out for a night on the town, or just going to work, you always want to look your best. If you don’t look right, you’re not going to feel right and probably won’t put your best foot forward. That could keep you from meeting that special […]

Smile Makeover

By James Turner on Monday, April 17th, 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry, Porcelain Veneers, Teeth Whitening | No Comments

Are you feeling dissatisfied with some elements of your smile? Your self-confidence and your appearance may be affected by crooked or yellow teeth or even your gum line. In public, you may refrain from speaking or appearing too serious in photos, or cover your lips when you are laughing. However, you don’t have to despair […]

A Brief Overview of Dental Crowns

By Admin on Monday, November 14th, 2016 in Dental Crowns, Restorative Dentistry | No Comments

Dental Crowns Dental crowns are not exactly as they sound. After all, they do not fit around the tooth like a traditional crown, but instead fit over the tooth to offer it protection from any further damage or decay. Patients of Mike Errico DDS in our Rolling Meadows, IL office may be fitted with crowns […]