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Blaine Cusack
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Dentist Countryside IL
Dentist Countryside IL

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Treating Sensitive Teeth
Sensitive teeth is a common problem that causes many people to feel discomfort with hot or cold foods and drinks. It can also make it uncomfortable to brush or floss the teeth and therefore can lead to further oral problems. However, sensitive teeth can be ...

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How to make your smile brighter
Your smile makes a huge difference to what people think about you and how you feel about yourself. And there are many options available to help you improve the look and brightness of your smile, including: In-office bleaching: During chair-side bleaching, t...

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How Osteoporosis medications can affect your dental health
Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and increases the risk of fractures. It affects about 10 million Americans of whom 8 million are women and another 34 million are at risk of developing it. So this is a disease that affects more women than cancer...

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How scaling and planing can help clean your teeth properly
Dental plaque is a film that builds up on your teeth and, if it is not removed through good oral hygiene, it can lead to tooth decay and gum problems. Over time it can ultimately form a hard, rough sediment known as dental tartar or calculus, which attracts...

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How scaling and planing can help clean your teeth properly
Dental plaque is a film that builds up on your teeth and, if it is not removed through good oral hygiene, it can lead to tooth decay and gum problems. Over time it can ultimately form a hard, rough sediment known as dental tartar or calculus, which attracts...

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The secrets of avoiding gum disease as an older adult
Gum disease also known as periodontal disease often progresses slowly, without pain, over a long period of time and that's one reason it is common among older adults. The longer the disease goes undetected and uncontrolled, the more damage it causes to gums...

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Dental plaque – what it is and how to avoid it
You’ve probably heard people talking about plaque and maybe you’ve some idea of what it is. But its useful to know a bit more about it so that you can do whats necessary to minimize the risks. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that forms on teeth and gums...

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Whats involved in getting a dental implant?
Dental implants are increasingly popular as a way to replace missing or damaged teeth. Their great advantage is that they look natural and feel secure helping you to restore your smile and eat more easily. Implants are an ideal solution for many people but ...

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The power of panormaic x-rays
X-rays are extremely valuable for helping dentists identify issues that may not show up on normal oral examination. The three most common types of dental X-rays are the bitewing, periapical and panoramic X-rays. Panoramic X-rays give a broad overview of the...

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How older adults can handle dry mouth and taste problems
Reduced saliva flow that results in a dry mouth is a common problem among older adults. It is caused by certain medical disorders and is often a side effect
of medications such as antihistamines, decongestants, pain killers and
diuretics. Some of the comm...
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