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Good Dental Hygiene Gives You Better Overall Health

What do you think of when you hear the term dental or oral hygiene? Brushing and flossing tend to come to mind, since that is what the terms imply. What you Read More

Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Millions of people, around Evergreen Park, and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it Read More

What’s an intraoral camera?

One of the greatest features our team at Michet Dental Offices PC offers is the ability to see first-hand how we can help our patients. While X-rays help us detect Read More

Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths

At Michet Dental Offices PC, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. Read More

Does Your Child Need Endodontic Treatment?

Baby teeth come with a built-in expiration date. That charming first smile is meant to make way for a healthy, beautiful adult smile. Unfortunately, before they are ready to make Read More

I haven’t been to the dentist in years; what should I expect?

Time flies when we are not at the dentist! Before you know it, years may have gone by. Let’s take a moment to explain what takes place when a patient Read More

There's More We Can Do About Tooth Decay Besides "Drill and Fill"

Until recently, the standard treatment for tooth decay remained essentially the same for nearly a century: Remove any decayed structure, then prepare and fill the cavity. But that singular Read More

Valentine's Day History

Valentine’s Day is best known as a celebration of love in all its forms. Pink hearts, red roses, and cute greeting cards adorn every surface you see. What many people Read More

3 Emerging Technologies That Improve Dental Implants

Historically speaking, implants are a recent blip on the centuries-long march of dental progress. But few innovations in dentistry can match the impact of implants in its short history Read More

February is Heart Month

The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read More

Carbs and Cavities

The Good News Carbohydrates are one of the body’s essential macronutrients (along with protein and fat). We use carbs to convert the food we eat into energy. How does this work? Read More

Your Dentist May Be Able To Provide You With a Sleep Apnea Solution

Morning tiredness, brain fog and snoring are just some of the indicators of a medical condition known as sleep apnea. And, it's worse than waking up on the wrong Read More

What is Remineralization?

“What is the strongest substance in the body?” If this question comes up on trivia night, be prepared to impress your team when you confidently answer, “Tooth enamel!” Tooth enamel? The Read More

Kevin Bacon's Mango-Slicing Trick and Other Ways to Rid Food Between Your Teeth

During the COVID-19 quarantines, stir-crazy celebrities have been creating some “unique” home videos—like Madonna singing about fried fish to the tune of “Vogue” in her bathroom or Cardi B Read More

Five Easy Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease can be painful and lead to missing teeth if you don’t treat it properly. However, there are plenty of things you can do to lower your risk of Read More

Tooth Protection and Winter Sports

Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read More

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