Is Your Mouth Sore Common or Something More?

Mouth sores, like inflame­d taste buds or gross-look­ing lip irritations, are common. But, how do we know if something is a serious condition or just a common malady. If a sore in your mouth doesn’t heal within two weeks, consider seeing a dentist. Sores in the mouth are easy entry points for germs and viruses, which makes them good breeding …

When Do You Need to Visit a Periodontist

Periodontists treat specific oral health problems that can lead to more complicated dental issues. If you want to know whether you need to see one, keep going. When do you need a periodontist? According to research, about 47.3% of Americans who are older than 30 years old experience the ill effects of gum infections. Do they need to see a …

Looking for an Oral Surgeon in Aurora, IL?

Before you look for an oral surgeon in the Aurora, IL area, consider visiting our team of periodontists at Innovative Periodontics & Implants first. We offer many of the same services as an oral surgeon, saving you both time and ensuring that you receive the best care available. Here are some of the most common dental issues that you might …

Obesity and its Effects on Oral Health

We are back with another edition of our monthly blog! These articles are designed to give you the tools and tricks to maintain and manage your oral hygiene. Today’s topic comes from the American Association of Periodontology’s study of inflammation caused by weight and its impact on periodontal diseases. If you are looking to avoid a trip to your periodontist, …

Introducing FARDEEP: A solution for long-term dental implant stability

For those that experience the installation of dental implants, or All-on-4 dental implants, the initial sentiments towards having a brand new, perfect smile can be overwhelming. With confidence restored and normalcy rejuvenated, the premise of having a perfect smile is intoxicating. However, maintaining these implants can be crucial to long-term oral hygiene and preservation of your perfect smile. For those …

Mechanical Toothbrushes v.s. Regular Toothbrushes

With many people choosing to opt out their manual toothbrushes with the newest lines of mechincal ones, people are starting to realize and see the difference in plaque reduction and overall dental hygiene when using their electronic toothbrushes. Today, we are going to analyze if mechanical toothbrushes truly do work better for preserving your dental hygiene in comparison to the …

Floss First, Brush After?

This article brought to you with support from: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29741239/ Though many of us have different techniques and routines when it comes to preserving our oral hygiene, researchers and scientists have been attempting to come up with the best method in which to reduce dental and inter-dental plaque daily. The triangle of oral hygiene typically includes: brushing, flossing, and antibacterial rinse …

Preventing Periodontitis and Habits to Be Mindful Of

In our last edition we spoke to the common causes and symptoms of gum disease, or periodontitis.  In this sequel, we will speak to how you can take easy dental hygiene methods to prevent the growth and spread of oral bacteria. Also, we will speak to how habits, like smoking, can accelerate the growth and spread of periodontitis. The good …

Combatting Gum Disease: Prevention and Protection

Gum disease is something you are constantly warned about, but often do not see firsthand. Many Americans are not sure of the oncoming signs and symptoms of developing gum disease. On top of this, many people do not know basic habits that could be contributing to, or even preventing the spread of infection. For these, reasons, today we will talk …

What to Expect from Your Dental Implant Surgery

When preparing for your dental implant surgery at our office in Aurora, IL, it is normal to feel nervous. Anyone can be concerned regarding the outcome of a surgery regarding their oral health, as well as the consequences of grafting and other surgical procedures. However, most fears can be assuaged with information. Today, we will be discussing how you can …