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Why Adults Should Consider Clear Braces

Adults and Braces

It’s a big step deciding the get braces as an adult. Researching the products available to get your desired result at the best cost is essential to the process.   272 more words

Glasscock Dental


In my entire 20 years of life, I haven’t had one cavity…until now. Getting them filled was an interesting experience. First they inject the Novocaine into your gums as close to the tooth as possible. 414 more words

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Kids Cavity Prevention Orland Park, IL

Having a tooth pulled hurts. You can’t get around that. Your dentist…

Dental December

I guess December is going to be the month of dental work for me.  I’m embarrassed to share with you guys that I haven’t been to the dentist in YEARS.   306 more words


Today, caries remains one of the most common diseases throughout the world.

Dental caries, also known as tooth decay or a cavity, is an infection, bacterial in origin, that causes demineralization and destruction of the hard tissues of the teeth (enamel, dentin and cementum). 266 more words


Enamel is the hardest substance in the body

You might have thought that it was bones, but it is actually tooth enamel that is the most solid substance of the body. It is so because of its high content (96 %) in minerals. 191 more words


How Long Does it Take For a Cavity to Form?

A patient asked me a good question today that many others have asked at the dentist: how long does it take for cavities to form? Before I answer, first consider a quick analogy: Imagine two evenly matched teams of kidsRead More