Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

Composite Dental Fillings Blend In Flawlessly

You probably have an image of a cavity as a hole that develops in your tooth due to improper diet and less-than-stellar oral hygiene. While these things are all true, you may not realize that tooth decay is actually a bacterial infection. The germs that cause cavities are essentially rotting your tooth structure as they… Read more »

New Dental Implant Research Highlighted by Highland Park Cosmetic Dentist

Dental implants are considered a way to restore missing teeth. However, they do have a cosmetic element, as the biocompatible titanium posts include porcelain prosthetic teeth that look and feel natural. Dental implants have a high success rate because an experienced dentist won’t perform the surgery if you are not a viable candidate. However, when… Read more »

Prehistoric Dental Fillings: Creative but Not Very Cosmetic

Awhile back, news of the discovery of a 6,500-year-old human jawbone with a beeswax filling was released to the media. Originally reported by the journal PLOS ONE, researchers Federico Bernardini and Claudio Tuniz of Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics were at the helm of the discovery. Schaumburg cosmetic dentist, Dr. Brent A. Engelberg,… Read more »

Wilmette Dentist Offers Invisible Braces

Did you have braces when you were an adolescent or teenager? You certainly weren’t alone when you did. The standards of orthodontic care and technology available during your coming-of-age may vary from generation to generation, but many recipients of traditional orthodontic treatments in recent decades were forced to deal with a cumbersome mouth of uncomfortable… Read more »