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Crowns Vs. Bridges: What’s the Difference and Which Is Best for You? Nov 16th, 2021

Whether an old filling falls out unexpectedly, or you have one or more missing teeth, you’ll need to discuss and consider options to restore your smile. You need prompt dental treatment any time teeth are fractured or missing due to decay or injury.  Pro Dental Care dentists Rick Brar, DMD,...

Waking Up with Headaches? You Might Need a Mouth Guard Oct 1st, 2019

Headaches can occur for many reasons, including stress, poor posture, or a genetic predisposition. However, teeth grinding and clenching, also known as bruxism, is also a common cause of headaches — and most people don’t even notice that they grind their teeth, especially when they’re sleeping. The good news is,...

What Are the Benefits of PRP in Oral Surgery? Sep 1st, 2019

Recovery from oral surgery is often painful and lengthy. And, if you don’t follow post-operative directions, you can get an infection. That's why Pro Dental Care offers platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for oral surgeries. How it works PRP is a form of regenerative medicine. It uses your blood platelets to promote...

Chronic Bad Breath? It Could Be a Sign of Periodontal Disease Aug 9th, 2019

If you’ve ever had bad breath (and most of us have), you know how embarrassing it can be. Often, bad breath is temporary, caused by simple things such as eating something that’s especially pungent — onions or canned tuna, for example. Maybe you forgot to brush, or you had a...

What Is a Laser Root Canal? Jul 1st, 2019

The phrase “about as fun as a root canal” has become the wry punchline of many a standup comedian when referring to something that’s anything but fun. While many people fear the pain that’s always been associated with root canals, an innovation in the procedure is causing less pain and...

Why Wait? How We Make Quality Custom Crowns in a Day Jun 1st, 2019

Dental crowns are an effective way to fix a damaged tooth and improve your smile. But the typical process of getting a dental crown can be time-consuming. When you’re a busy person, you don’t have weeks to wait with a half-repaired tooth. Fortunately, there’s an alternative to this process. You...

CPAP Alternative: Learn About our Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance Solution May 3rd, 2019

Snoring is bad enough; plus, it can cause issues for both those who snore, and the people who sleep next to them. However, sleep apnea is a much more serious sleep disorder and can have very dangerous results. It is actually an interruption in breathing. This can cause heart problems...

5 Reasons Dental Implants are Superior to Other Teeth Replacement Options Apr 16th, 2019

Missing teeth can affect your health, your self-confidence, and ultimately the quality of your personal and professional life. To remedy these concerns, here at Pro Dental Care, our talented cosmetic and implant dentists recommend custom dental implants. With offices in South Elgin and Sleepy Hollow, Illinois, it’s easy to schedule...