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  • How Many Dental X-Rays Do Your Kids Need?
    Mar. 11, 2014

    How Many Dental X-Rays Do Your Kids Need?

    Children’s Oral Health

    X-rays have always been a valuable tool for finding problems in teeth and the bones surrounding teeth. However, all X-rays use ionizing radiation that can potentially cause damage. Though it is spread out in tiny doses, the effect of radiation from years of X-rays is cumulative. The risks associated with this radiation are greater for... More »

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  • Don't Gag! Going to the Dentist isn't that Bad!
    Oct. 3, 2013

    Don't Gag! Going to the Dentist isn't that Bad!

    General oral health

    Do you find your gag reflex on high alert when you go to the dentist? It's embarrassing and uncomfortable, but you're not alone. About one in five of us experience the gag reflex during a dental exam. Many people are nervous when they go to the dentist. That's normal. During your treatment, your dentist may... More »

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  • Event Recap – Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
    Sep. 26, 2013

    Event Recap – Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, – in collaboration with Elgin Community College and Greater Elgin Family Care Center – generously sponsored by Henry Schein, held a free, hands-on, two-day education session and community service event on Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9. On August 8, Glen Ellyn pediatric dentist Dr. Lance Lambert guided... More »

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  • Beam Me Up: Lasers in Your Dentist's Office
    Jul. 30, 2013

    Beam Me Up: Lasers in Your Dentist's Office

    General oral health

    Once considered a fantasy technology seen only on television shows like Star Trek, lasers are now being used in ways even science fiction writers couldn't have imagined, including a wide variety of dental applications. Here are just a few of the ways lasers are changing how dentists work. Bacteria Reduction Some dental offices use lasers... More »

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