Blog

  • Recovering from Oral Surgery
    If you need oral surgery, the doctor and our team will use our expertise and training to ensure that you have the best possible surgical outcome. And we want to Read more
  • Common Wisdom Teeth Problems
    Have you ever wondered why people have wisdom teeth? These are a third set of molars that come in behind the rest of all your other teeth, usually during early Read more
  • Is there a connection between oral health and school performance?
    As a parent, you want the best for your children, and that includes doing their best in school. You can support them by taking an interest in their activities, being Read more
  • Going Green for the New Year
    Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read more
  • Healthy Resolutions for Healthy Teeth
    Every January 1st, you have your resolutions ready. No more nail biting. Lose ten pounds. Stop smoking. None of us are happy about those annoying bad habits we’ve picked up Read more
  • Chewing Gum: Fact and Fiction
    Remember all the things your parents would tell you when you were growing up to scare you away from doing something? Like how lying might make your nose grow, misbehaving Read more
  • Taking Charge of Your Dental Health
    Now that you’re a teenager, you have a lot more responsibility and independence. Choosing high school classes and electives. Getting a driver’s license. Landing your first job. And those new Read more
  • ‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!
    It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read more
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis or Pre-Medication
    At Palos Dental Center, we know the human mouth contains a lot of bacteria. A bacterium can travel through your body with routine activities that are a normal part of Read more
  • A Little Fluoride Goes a Long Way in Protecting Your Family's Teeth
    A popular Sixties-era hair cream touted their product with the tagline, "A little dab'll do ya!" In other words, it didn't take much to make your hair look awesome. Something Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Palos Dental Center we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter Read more
  • Do You Have A Cavity?
    Sometimes cavities are hard to avoid. Our team at Palos Dental Center wants you to know you aren’t alone when it comes to getting cavities. They can appear in both Read more
  • We're Improving Our Effectiveness in Treating Tooth Decay
    For several decades, dentists have been saving teeth from tooth decay following a few basic guidelines: 1) Identify decay as soon as possible; 2) Thoroughly remove decayed tooth structure; Read more
  • What is hand-foot-and-mouth disease?
    Hand-foot-and-mouth disease, or HFMD, is a type of contagious viral illness that causes a rash in the mouth and on the hands and feet of infants and young children, and, Read more
  • Here's Good Advice for Your College Student To Protect Their Dental Health
    As summer wanes, thousands of high school grads will begin the new adventure called college. For many of these "freshmen," it will also be their first taste of true Read more
  • Cold Comfort
    The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and Read more