A Dental Restoration Might Be Required to Treat a Large Cavity

Brushing twice a day and flossing once a day are important. If you do not follow your basic oral hygiene routine, you could experience several consequences. One of the most common problems is tooth decay. If decay is not treated a cavity could develop that is too large to be... Read more »

Toothpaste History and How It’s Changed Throughout the Years

Although you have been brushing your teeth for years, and probably with different types and flavors of toothpaste, you may not know how toothpaste came to be and how it’s evolved over the years. Today’s blog showcases the toothpaste’s origins, so please read. Ancient toothpaste dates to about the year... Read more »

Safeguarding Your Dentures While Cleaning

If you have lost most of your natural teeth, dentures can give back your smile. However, dentures need to be taken care of. If you are not careful, you can break them or cause other damages to them. Here are some things that can help you protect them, especially when... Read more »

Determining the Need for Dentures

Do you need false teeth? If you brush your teeth two times daily and floss at least once a day, the answer is likely no. If you're older than 60 and have lost several pearly whites, the answer could be yes. Identifying the need for dentures can be hard, but... Read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Can Save Your Smile and Your Life

At Lincoln Park Dental Associates, we believe in preventative measures that help protect your smile and your oral health. One of the ways we do this is by providing oral cancer screenings for our patients in Chicago, Illinois, as part of their routine dental exam. Early detection is vital as mouth... Read more »

What Can Periodontal Disease Therapy Do for You?

Our skilled dentist, Dr. Theodore Gehrig, offers periodontal disease therapy for our patients battling gum disease. Also called periodontal disease, this condition afflicting the gum tissue in the mouth is highly treatable in the early stages. In fact, in the early stages, it can often turn around completely. One of... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Lincoln Park Dental Associates, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »