Jump-start Your Tooth Brushing Today

Most people have a habit of brushing their teeth at least twice a day, which is awesome. But any habit, no matter how good, can easily become a thoughtless routine. And while any tooth brushing you do is beneficial, the better you do, the better your oral health. Here are some suggestions to help put new life into how you... read more »

Time for a Dental Restoration?

At Oak Dental Associates in Oak Lawn, Illinois, we offer traditional dental fillings made from strong, durable materials including gold, porcelain, or composite fillings for patients who require a dental restoration. Dental fillings are created to withstand the ongoing pressures of biting and chewing, and with good oral care and maintenance, they can last 5-15 years, depending on their composition.... read more »

Completing Your Smile With Dental Implants

People feel self-conscious about their smiles for a variety of reasons, including missing teeth. Tooth loss can occur at any age for many reasons, including disease and injury. If you have lost one or more of your teeth, dental implants from Oak Dental Associates might the be solution you’ve been looking for. Dental implants are a remarkable development in restoration... read more »

Athletic Mouth Guards

Do you or your child play sports? It is important that you wear a mouth guard to protect your teeth and the surrounding tissues from harm. Wearing a mouth guard during sports can greatly reduce the risk of injury to the lips, tongue, and soft tissues of the mouth. A mouth guard can also help the wearer avoid chipped or... read more »

Healthy Foods for a Healthy Smile

With the new year, many people are striving for a healthier lifestyle and diet. This can often be hard when you don’t know where to start and how to avoid your favorite foods. However, having a healthy diet is essential to not only your oral health, but your overall health as well. According to the American Dental Association, if your... read more »