How to Leave Your Favorite Dentist a Google+ Review

Picture this: You just had the most amazing dental visit at Ogden Dental! The service was excellent, the staff was friendly, the dentist was incredibly talented, and the list goes on and on. You’re definitely feeling the love, and while you highly recommend your dentist to others in conversation, have you ever considered leaving your dentist a Google+...

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How Comprehensive Dentistry in Naperville Benefits You!

Has your approach to dentistry been to visit the dentist only when you have a dental issue demanding immediate attention? A toothache, broken tooth, or bleeding, swollen gums are certainly emergency situations and should have immediate attention. Single-tooth dentistry does solve the immediate problem for that one tooth. But, that kind of dental treatment doesn’t...

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TMJ Awareness Month: What You Need to be Aware Of

 Do you experience throbbing tension headaches? What about unexplained soreness in your neck and shoulders? Have normal activities like chewing or speaking become painful? You may be experiencing the painful effects of TMJ disorder, an excruciating ailment that affects millions of Americans, especially women between the ages of 20 and 40. TMJ disorder, also...

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Motivate Your Kids to Brush with the Brush DJ App

Need a motivational tool to get your kids brushing their teeth regularly and correctly? Look no further! The Brush DJ App was created for just this purpose. You can download Brush DJ for free on the Apple App Store or on Google Play. Creating good oral hygiene habits doesn’t just happen. It takes time and attention, and most parents will no doubt welcome a tool...

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How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink in general – point to the need for...

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Flossing: Important or Not? [Infographic]

   There has recently been some controversy over the importance of flossing – is flossing really necessary to maintain healthy teeth? Despite conflicting reports, dentists defend keeping flossing a priority. Don’t toss your floss into the trash just yet – there are several sound reasons to keep flossing a part of your daily oral care...

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Childhood Obesity – Weighing the Risks and Solutions

 We all want the best for the kids in our lives. We work hard every day to provide for them and plan for their futures. But according to the latest statistics, 1 in 5 of our children is facing a serious risk to their health due to childhood obesity. September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month to help bring attention to this serious matter. This issue has...

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Recharge Your Smile with Dental Bonding [Infographic]

 How do you feel when you look at your smile in the mirror? Do you love it? Or do you notice flaws, such as chips, excessive wear, or gaps? You may be surprised to learn minor cosmetic flaws in your smile can be corrected without expensive, painful, or invasive treatments! Dental bonding is a conservative, efficient, affordable solution that corrects chipped,...

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Find Relief for Frequent Headaches and Jaw Pain [Infographic]

  Do you experience pain in your neck, shoulders, or ears? How about clicking, grating, or popping when you chew? Perhaps you suffer regularly from jaw pain or headaches? TMD may be the culprit! But you may wonder, “What is TMD, and how can I find relief?”Pain associated with your jaw and the muscles that control it is referred to as TMD...

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Top 10 Dental Emergencies and What To Do About Them

  One of your worst fears is realized: You fell face first onto the concrete, and you felt that front tooth break. Panic mode ensues. What the heck are you going to do now? Don’t panic, we’ve got some answers for you. There are all types of dental emergencies and most of the time, the answer is going to see a dentist as soon as you possibly can....

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8 Reasons to Choose Clear Aligners Over Metal Braces

  Have you been putting off getting your smile straightened because you’d rather not be seen with metal brackets and wires all over your teeth? Traditional braces can take years to successfully straighten your smile – all the while you are dealing with eating restrictions, the endless struggle of brushing and flossing around all those wires, and the...

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Help Us Help You: Your Opinion Matters!

We are very grateful for your continued trust in Ogden and Lakota Dental. It’s always our goal to give you the best possible care we can offer! It’s our aim to give our Shorewood, IL dentist patients top‐notch technology, calming comforts, and skilled expertise during every visit. Your hygiene visits and dental treatments should be anything BUT routine!Your...

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