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Signs You May Need Root Canal Therapy

21 June 2021
Are you avoiding the dentist because you are afraid you’ll need a root canal? You may want to reconsider. Not only are you setting yourself up for worsening pain, but you may lose your tooth if it’s badly infected. Root canal therapy is one of the most effective and time-tested procedures in dentistry.

Signs Your Dental Crown Needs Replacement

17 May 2021
A dental crown is one of the most effective and time-tested treatments in dentistry. A crown is meant to restore a tooth that is too weak or damaged to be repaired with a dental filling but not compromised enough to be extracted and replaced. Crowns cover all visible surfaces of the affected tooth to help it regain both functionality and aesthetics.

Solving Sensitive Teeth

20 April 2021
Do you avoid ice cream, soup or coffee due to sensitive teeth? Teeth sensitivity is often described as wincing or sharp tooth pain that happens after coming in contact with hot or cold temperatures. While sensitive teeth are common and not always cause for concern, it should still be investigated.

Enhancing Your Smile Shouldn’t Be Stressful

19 March 2021
Improving the appearance of your smile can involve a wide range of treatments in cosmetic dentistry, from simple bonding or teeth whitening to a full smile makeover with porcelain veneers or dental implants. Unfortunately, there are many adults who avoid cosmetic dentistry because they assume it is a stressful or painful process. Regardless of whether you are afraid of the time commitment, the expense or the discomfort, cosmetic dentistry is far from stressful. In fact, we make it a positive and highly rewarding experience at Dream Dentist.

Sleep Apnea Treatment: No CPAP Required

15 February 2019
When you suffer from sleep apnea, it can be impossible to get a good night’s rest for both you and your sleeping partner. Maybe having a sleep study done and wearing a mask over your face at night isn’t an appealing solution for you. This method can also be quite costly. Dream Dentist in O'Fallon, IL has a reliable, wallet-friendly alternative for your sleep apnea woes.

My Child Has Gingivitis—What Should I Do?

17 January 2019
“Gingivitis” is the clinical term for inflamed gums; it’s a very common condition. So common, in fact, that even kids can get it.