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Don’t Skip Checkups With a Dentist – They Could Save Your Life!

April 22, 2019

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Woman getting an oral cancer screening

The last thing on your mind during a dental checkup is probably cancer. You’re just there to make sure you don’t have cavities and get a cleaning, right? Well, while those things are clearly important, there’s actually a lot more to your checkups. Many people don’t know that they’re automatically screened for oral cancer at these visits, and since April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, it’s a great time to find out. Keep reading below to find out why everyone (even people who don’t smoke) should be getting screened twice a year by their dentist!

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Your Dentist Explains What to Do in the Event of an Emergency

March 15, 2019

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Unfortunately, dental emergencies can happen out of nowhere. Whether it’s an accident during your son or daughter’s sporting event or biting down on a hard object, dental emergencies can be extremely painful. While they can never be planned for, knowing what to do in the event of an emergency will help ease pain and save your smile. Keep reading to learn the best ways to handle some of the most common dental emergencies from your dentist.

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Learn About the Personalized Care You’ll Get From a Dentist In Lake In the Hills

March 7, 2019

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It may seem like dental care is a service that’s more or less the same, no matter where you go. But nothing could be further from the truth! While the field of dentistry has come a long way and now offers exciting new technology and techniques, it’s not uncommon to be treated like a number in one of the many “cookie-cutter” offices out there. That’s why it’s so important to make sure you get the latest technology along with friendly, personalized care when you see a new dentist in Lake in the Hills. At Compassionate Dental Care, we offer both! Keep reading to learn more about what sets us apart and what you can expect from your first visit with us.

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Want to Save Money? See Your Dentist

February 22, 2019

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You brush your teeth every day. Maybe you even floss every day too. You don’t need to visit the dentist every six months, right? Your teeth are clean enough, aren’t they? Besides, going to the dentist costs too much just to get your teeth cleaned. You might think that you have a lot of good reasons for not seeing the dentist twice a year, but the reality is that you take a terrible risk when you don’t. Whatever you think you’re saving by avoiding the dentist, it isn’t worth the ultimate cost of having to repair damage from oral problems. Check out these three reasons to make and keep your routine cleaning and checkup dental appointments.

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Gum Disease Awareness Month with Your Dentist: Foods You Should Eat

February 11, 2019

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You may know that certain foods are healthier than others, but did you know there are specific things that you can eat to protect your gums? During National Gum Disease Awareness Month, learn about some of the best foods to prevent this infection and inflammation of your gums from an expert dentist. With this disease affecting around 50% of the US population, it’s important to do everything that you can to keep your gums healthy.

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An Easy Yet Important Resolution to Make with Your Dentist

January 20, 2019

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During this time of resolutions, have you made any to improve your health? With an increasing number of studies piling up that show a relationship between your oral and overall health, taking care of your teeth and gums is more important than ever. Thankfully, there’s an easy resolution you can make to keep your smile looking and feeling great in 2019. Keep reading to learn why you should make it a goal to visit your dentist on a regular basis in the new year.

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New Year, New Insurance Benefits with Your Dentist

January 10, 2019

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Do you have dental insurance? Did you know that most insurance plans reset at the end of the year? Millions of Americans reach the end of the year without using all of their benefits, wasting hard-earned dental dollars. Without any of these benefits rolling over, you have a fresh set of benefits on January 1st. Thankfully, your dentist has some easy tips on ways you can utilize your benefits to their fullest potential. Keep reading to learn how to get the most out of your dental insurance in 2019.

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Your Dentist Says These Habits Can Stain or Chip Your Teeth!

December 29, 2018

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No one awakens in the morning with the thought, “Hmm, let’s see how I can stain or chip my teeth today.” Still, your dentist warns that you may have some habits that may seem harmless yet are detrimental to the wellness of your teeth. As you read on, you’ll learn about them so you can make the correct adjustments and prevent any mishaps.

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Flu Season Tips to Keep Your Smile Safe

December 14, 2018

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What do you do to feel better when you come down with a cold or flu? Most of us have a favorite over the counter medicine or a comforting drink we like to sip on when we’re feeling under the weather. Unfortunately, some of the remedies you may be using to ease your symptoms can have a negative effect on your teeth. Here are a few flu season tips from a Lake in the Hills dentist to help you protect your smile when you’re coping with your winter bug.

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Advice from a Dentist: Protect Your Teeth This Cold and Flu Season

November 8, 2018

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woman with fluYou wash your hands regularly, keep your home clean, and are careful about how much contact you have with people who are sniffling and sneezing. Despite your best efforts, however, you may find yourself lounging on the sofa with a box of tissues at your side and some cold and flu medicine in your system. If you fall victim to a seasonal illness this year, it is important that take steps to ensure that your downtime doesn’t damage your smile. Here are a few friendly preventive oral care tips from your dentist.

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