Holding Up the Holing Up of the Hole in Your Tooth

Holding Up the Holing Up of the Hole in Your Tooth

Many of our patients have wondered why dental crowns can take two weeks to install. To aid your knowledge about dental crowns and why fitting them can take a while, we’ve put together this blog post of information for you. Dental crowns are used as a supplement to your existing teeth. They cover, defend and harden your existing chompers from... read more »

What Do You Do If Your Wisdom Tooth Is Impacted?

Our dentists are pleased to provide wisdom teeth removal for our patients in Chicago, Illinois. As your last four teeth to come through (out of 32 permanent teeth) they sometimes have difficulty erupting just because there isn't sufficient room to let them come through. Should this occur, you are experiencing an impaction. Sometimes these impacted wisdom teeth display signs of... read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

If you are unaware of what baby bottle tooth decay is, it is an oral health condition in children caused by the breakdown of their teeth, often caused by sugary sweets found in baby bottles. Fortunately, with effective oral health care, you can protect your child’s smile from the risk of baby bottle tooth decay. Always make sure to never... read more »

Are You Looking for the Flawless Smile?

Are you looking for the flawless smile? Cleaning your teeth should be a task that everyone undertakes in order to preserve a happy smile with optimum oral health. Likewise, if you do not clean your orthodontic treatments, including your braces, they will not be able to function or serve you correctly. Listed below are some amazing questions and answers regarding... read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Maintain Strong Braces

The metal braces that your orthodontist, Dr. Nidal Obeid, installed onto your teeth are designed to realign your teeth for a more functional mouth and appealing smile. To do this, your orthodontist will need to apply progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring your teeth into each socket. Maintaining good oral hygiene is crucial. The complications that can... read more »

Tooth Decay: Are Your Kids at Risk?

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do if you’re interested in keeping your child’s teeth healthy and strong. You may know also know that brushing and flossing your little one’s teeth is important. The truth is, if you don’t care for their teeth well, your child could face a number of problems, including tooth... read more »

Common Questions about Dental Checkups

Regular dental visits are important no matter what your age. About 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental cleanings and exams and proper oral hygiene can prevent most oral disease. Below are some frequently asked questions about going to the dentist. Why are dental checkups important? Visiting Family Dental of Lincoln regularly is... read more »

Tooth Trivia to Help You Smile

At Family Dental of Lincoln Nidal Obeid and our team want our patients in Chicago, Illinois, to know just how important their smile is. Your healthy smile is made up of various parts working together, your teeth, gums, cheeks, tongue, throat, and even saliva production all come together to deliver your confident smile. To help you appreciate your teeth this... read more »

Why Our Dental Office Takes Digital X-Rays of Your Smile

Thanks to modern technological advances, Dr. Nidal Obeid and our team at Family Dental of Lincoln in Chicago, Illinois, employ digital radiography, also known as digital X-rays, to see exactly what is happening in your mouth. Our goal is to find and treat problems early on when they require the least invasive treatment option to remedy. We take digital X-rays... read more »

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