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Who Do I See For My Wisdom Teeth?

If you are in your late teens or early twenties and you are beginning to feel an aching pain in the back of your mouth from your wisdom teeth erupting, you may be wondering where to go to get the problem fixed. A good place to start would be Fox Valley Dental. Your dentist can…

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You Career

Did you know that having a dazzling smile is an important element of furthering your career? Your smile is the first thing people notice about you and potential employers report that a person who smiles naturally during interviews is a more likable and memorable candidate. Just as potential employers are more likely to hire someone…

The History of Dental Implants

There is a modern conceit that all forms of medicine that involve surgery or replacement of missing bodily elements, like teeth, are products of advanced medical science. While on the surface this makes a certain amount of sense, it’s important to remember that many of the medical issues we face, especially as pertains to the…

Continuing Dental Education

The medical industry moves forward at an incredible pace, and the dental industry within it is no exception. Every day there are new advances that make treatment faster, more effective, and safer or simply introduce new techniques that allow treatment of conditions that existing options didn’t cover. From new diagnostic techniques to preventive care, you…

Quality Dental Care through Communication and Advanced Technology

The best way to get quality dental care is to communicate with your dentist. Unfortunately, this can be difficult when your dentist has his hands in your mouth. Additionally, communicating how you’re feeling or what you suspect might be wrong can be difficult because you aren’t a dentist. But just because you aren’t a dentist…

Preventative Dentistry

The best thing you can do for your teeth is to protect them from an early age. This starts with preventative dentistry. Preventative dentistry can save you time, money, and pain – all good things. In fact, patients who do not properly care for their mouth and end up in need of a whole mouth…

An Overview of Evidence-Based Dentistry

What is Evidence-Based Dentistry? Throughout all branches of medicine, there has been a push for evidence-based medicine. This push has extended to the field of dentistry as well. While many people may have heard of evidence-based medicine and evidence-based dentistry, they may not fully understand what this means. Evidence-based dentistry is the practice of dentistry…

Technology Advances in Dentistry

The evolution of dental technology has allowed the dentistry profession to progress to a level at which smiles can be improved for nearly anyone, including both adults and children and those with damaged teeth. From digital x-rays to new types of braces and dental appliances, dental work these days has come a very long way…