East Peoria Dental Group Blog

Coronavirus

Everyone is concerned about the spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the CoronaVirus. We too are on a heightened level of concern and are taking every precaution possible to minimize its spread and assure that everyone who enters our doors is safe. As with any blood borne or airborne pathogen, our office has been practicing

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Tips And Recommendations For Proper Oral Hygiene

Bacterial plaque control methods are those procedures aimed at the elimination of deposits that accumulate on dental surfaces. The elimination and control of bacterial plaque is essential to achieve dental and periodontal health. This can be achieved by mechanical and chemical techniques. Mechanical procedures are performed using tools that drag the dental surface plate. Chemists are intended to interfere with all chemical reactions of growth and bacterial metabolism.

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Importance Of Preventing Tooth Loss

The data indicate that most people go to the dental doctor only when they feel any discomfort that affects the performance of their daily activities.
This situation is alarming, especially for dentists, who have to implement more complex treatments that require many medical appointments. In addition, we must say that sometimes it is also practically impossible to provide patients with conservative treatment, since dental disease is already very advanced. Under this logic, it is very important that people begin to develop a culture of prevention that not only improves their quality of life, but also allows for impeccable oral health.

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The Difference Between A Tooth Whitening And A Descaling

At the end of an intervention at the dentist, we often have white teeth and very bright. It is for this reason that it is difficult to know the difference between the technique of teeth whitening and descaling. The peculiarity of teeth whitening is its exclusively aesthetic vocation. As for descaling, it is an operation that consists of removing the tartar that has accumulated on the teeth.

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Dr. Hudson explains dental implants

Dr. Hudson featured on Associated Oral Surgeon’s Website

Dr. Hudson was recently featured on our local Peoria oral surgeon’s office website. He wrote an article explaining what potential dental implant patients should be looking for in their dentist when it comes to restoring dental implants. Please check out www.aosillinois.com to learn more!

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What are dental implants?

If you have damaged, broken, or missing teeth, and are looking for the perfect solution to give you a beautiful smile, then dental implants may be right for you. At East Peoria Dental we offer many different restorative procedures, but one of the most common is dental implants. Implants are a permanent solution, and are

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Is Invisalign faster than braces?

Invisalign is a great alternative to braces that uses clear, BPA free aligners that are worn for a specific period of time to straighten crooked or uneven teeth. The clear aligners are smooth and comfortable, and they can be removed for cleaning and eating easily. Typically, the aligners are worn anywhere between 20-22 hours a

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How often should you go to the dentist?

In order to keep up with your oral health, attending regularly scheduled dental cleanings is important. Dental cleanings help keep our teeth and gums free of bacteria and disease. Regular dental cleanings remove the sticky layer of bacteria and plaque that builds up over time on our teeth and gums. To help at home, brushing

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How long is a dentist appointment?

Many patients attend regular dental visits twice a year to get their teeth cleaned and evaluated. This ensures their teeth and gums are kept healthy and feeling great. Maintaining our oral health is extremely important to help avoid more serious issues such as gum disease. On average, our dental cleaning process takes around 30-45 minutes,

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