How to Get White Teeth: Treatment Options


Pearly white teeth give you the confidence to show off your best smile. Unfortunately, eating and drinking stain the outer layer of your teeth (enamel) over time. Professional teeth whitening is the most popular treatment to return your teeth to their natural white color. Teeth whitening options are available at Hinsdale Dental with in-office Philips … Continued

5 Toothpaste Ingredients to Avoid


If you follow standard oral hygiene recommendations, then you are brushing your teeth twice per day with a good quality fluoride-based toothpaste. While many kinds of toothpaste on the market are healthy for your teeth, there are several harmful ingredients in toothpaste that can do more harm than good for your pearly whites. Protect your … Continued

Why are Teeth Sensitive After a Filling?


While dental fillings are a common, safe and effective tooth restorative treatment, some patients may experience tooth sensitivity or discomfort after the procedure. In most cases, tooth sensitivity dissipates within a few days, but what can cause it to linger? Causes of Tooth Sensitivity After a Filling Most often, patients experience post-filling tooth sensitivity once … Continued

8 Causes of Toothaches


A toothache is pain that won’t dissipate and indicates that you have an underlying oral health issue that needs to be addressed immediately by a dentist. Delaying treatment can result in more invasive treatment or tooth loss. While the most common trigger of a toothache is a dental cavity due to tooth decay, a toothache … Continued