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  • How to Handle an Unexpected Dental Emergency
    Regardless of the type of dental emergency you experience, it is important that you visit The Whole Tooth for emergency dental care as soon as possible. A chipped or cracked Read more
  • HPV and Oral Cancer
    HPV, or human papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the country. There are over 100 strains of HPV, and, while most of these infections leave our systems Read more
  • November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • Is there really a link between my mouth and heart?
    Yes, indeed! While brushing, flossing, and regular visits to The Whole Tooth are all key to maintaining a healthy smile and mouth, the doctor and our team want you to Read more
  • Dental Infections
    the doctor and our team at The Whole Tooth will tell you that dental infections can be very serious; sometimes, they develop into a life-threatening situation. Cavities are caused by Read more
  • October is National Dental Hygiene Month: A simple oral health routine for your busy lifestyle
    Adults are no strangers to feeling like there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. Your alarm clock rings and within minutes you ping pong around Read more
  • Invisalign® Q&A
    It’s estimated that up to four million people at any one time are wearing braces in the United States and Canada. But the doctor and our team at The Whole Read more
  • Protect Your Enamel from Dental Erosion
    We know that the foods we eat and drink can have a definite impact on our smiles. Staining is an unhappy side effect of many of our menu favorites. That’s Read more
  • The Science of Sugar
    Some languages have many different words for love. Some have many different words for snow. One language even has different words for a tasty layered sandwich. Is that a hoagie Read more
  • September is National Gum Care Month!
    Can you believe it's already September? At The Whole Tooth, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people don’t recognize the Read more
  • Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • Caring for Your Invisalign® Aligners
    You’ve selected the Invisalign system because of the many benefits Invisalign offers: comfort, convenience, appearance, and even potentially shorter treatment time! And to add to the good news, caring for Read more
  • What are the benefits of Invisalign®?
    A popular option for straightening teeth at The Whole Tooth, Invisalign can be a great method for improving your smile, and can help patients with crowded teeth, crossbites, overbites, underbites, Read more
  • Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® Make You Smile
    Many adults and teens in our Chicago, Illinois office would love to have their teeth straightened but are unwilling to go through the long and often embarrassing process of wearing Read more
  • Post-Procedure Care
    As with any surgery, post-procedure care is of utmost importance after getting periodontal surgery. Bleeding, pain, swelling, and other sensations are common and should be expected to a degree. This Read more