Pulling Teeth and Healing Gums

Getting a tooth pulled isn’t fun, but the pain will soon give way to a much more enjoyable and comfortable mouth to enjoy. We use our mouths so often, yet we tend to take it for granted. It isn’t until we lose the ability for it to function properly, that we begin to cherish how… Read more »

A Severely Fractured Tooth Might Need to Be Extracted Before Being Replaced

Your tooth enamel is technically harder than bone. Despite its durability, there are rare instances when a hard fall or blow to the face can actually crack or shatter a tooth. This is often a traumatic experience that requires timely first aid and treatment. In many cases, the damage is so severe that Dr. needs… Read more »

Porcelain Dental Veneers Resist Deep Stains and Give You a White and Winning Smile

If you consume dark foods and beverages on a regular basis, there is a chance you struggle with chronic tooth stains. While minor surface stains can often be removed by whitening toothpaste or strips, moderate to deeply stained tooth enamel often needs professional whitening treatment. Another alternative to successful whitening treatments is to have your… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Be Used to Effectively Replaced One or More Knocked Out Teeth

One of the common threats posed by playing in contact sports is to have one or more teeth knocked out from a blow to the face. While a quality mouth guard can prevent this from happening, many athletes mistakenly forgo using one. As a result, it is estimated by the American Dental Association that nearly… Read more »

When to Floss Your Little Ones Teeth

If you’re interested in caring for your child’s teeth, there are a few thing things you should probably know. For instance, you should start to brush your child’s teeth as soon as it erupts. Incidentally, you should also remember to wipe your baby’s gums before their first tooth even appears. Still, do you know when… Read more »

Make Sure to Pack These Items in Your Travel Dental Kit

At Family Dental of Roscoe in Chicago, Illinois, we know summer is a time when many of us like to travel. Whether your family is exploring our beautiful state or flying to new destinations, preparation is key to keeping your smiles healthy. To protect your family’s oral health, our dentist, Dr. Dennis Rivera and our… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Now Be Used in a Variety of Ways

Over 20 years ago, dental implants emerged into the oral healthcare landscape as a highly effective way to restore a tooth that had been lost due to tooth decay or tooth extraction. In the years that have followed, dental implant technology and techniques have continued to evolve to include other applications. Now, dental implants can… Read more »

Get Your Smile Ready for Summer Fun

At Novera Dental, Drs. Rivera, Hosseini, and Nourahmadi in Chicago, Illinois, are excited to help you get your smile ready for your summer days with our dental checkup and cleaning. According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), patients who receive regular dental cleanings every six months benefit from improved oral health. Our dental checkups are… Read more »

Fluoride Supplements for Daily Prevention of Tooth Decay and Sensitivity

If you could look at your teeth on a microscopic level, you would find that the enamel layer of each of your teeth is made up of dense mineral structures. As you go through the course of an average day the acidic nature of certain foods and beverages, as well as the bacteria in your… Read more »

All About Enamel

Did you know that tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your entire body? We use it every day without thinking whenever we bite or chew. But enamel, strong as it is, isn’t impervious to damage. Here is what you should know about tooth enamel. Enamel is the thin outer layer of your teeth. It… Read more »