Achieve the Smile You Desire with Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

With better advancements in technology comes better advancements in dentistry. Although procedures used for replacing or repairing a tooth were once incapable of recreating your original dental profile, thanks to cutting edge technology, your old smile can be restored or even improved. The following is a list of dental procedures... Read more »

Keep Your Toothbrush Clean So It Can Keep Your Teeth Clean

If your toothbrush is not stored properly, or cleaned as required, it may not do its job properly and in fact, can even make matters worse for your teeth and gums. Because your toothbrush is often your first line of defense against bacteria, we want to make sure it is... Read more »

Remember Your Smile This Holiday Season

As your daily oral hygiene routine and bi-annual dental cleanings keep your smile healthy and bright all year round, you don't want all that hard work to be derailed during the holiday busyness. To continue keeping your smile confident, you can celebrate the season mindfully by implementing the following strategies: -Eating sugar... Read more »

A Professional Bleaching Treatment Can Remove Deep Stains from Your Teeth

When you consume dark foods and beverages, tiny particles can get trapped in the microscopic pores and textures of the tooth enamel. If these stains are not removed on a regular basis, they will gradually start to penetrate deeper into your teeth. This level of staining in your smile can... Read more »

Periodontal Gum Disease Can Strike At Any Moment

The longer you ignore basic oral health care habits such as brushing and flossing, the greater the risk of developing gum disease. Even if your health is at a premium, the factors for developing the disease can come from all sorts of backgrounds. Periodontal gum disease can strike at any... Read more »

Halloween Treats: The 5 Candies that Can Harm Your Smile

As Halloween quickly approaches, your smile could be in grave danger, especially because of all the sugary treats and candy available. So, it’s important to take good care of your teeth and gums this Halloween holiday, and one way you can do that is by avoiding the Halloween treats that... Read more »

How to Remove Plaque

One of the leading causes of dental health problems is plaque buildup. Left unchecked, it can turn into tartar, which leads to gingivitis. Obviously, it’s important to remove plaque from your teeth. The following tips are the effective ways Dr. Richard Mantoan recommends you employ to remove plaque. Always floss... Read more »

Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

If you would like to improve the beauty of your smile, consider veneers in Flossmoor, Illinois. Dental veneers are thin shells that are custom made of tooth-colored materials. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth to improve their appearance. What issues to dental veneers fix? Drs. Mantoan,... Read more »

Restoring Teeth with Dental Bridges

Without timely treatment, tooth decay can severely damage a tooth to the point where it must be extracted. Once the space has healed Dr. Richard Mantoan might recommend restoring the tooth’s presence in your mouth by installing a bridge. This is an artificial tooth that mimics the appearance of a... Read more »

A Routine Fluoride Treatment Improves the Strength of Your Tooth Enamel

Your tooth enamel gets its strength from dense microscopic mineral crystals. Each day, the natural bacteria in your mouth, as well as the acidic foods and drinks you consume, can degrade the mineral integrity of your tooth enamel. This weakened tooth enamel allows bacteria to exploit the area, forming cavities.... Read more »