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Sealants: What are they and how do they help?

Molars are made up of canyons, caves, pits, and seemingly endless caverns that are a breeding ground for decay. The protective solution is a sealant. When done correctly, a sealant Read More

I haven’t been to the dentist in years; what should I expect?

Time flies when we are not at the dentist! Before you know it, years may have gone by. Let’s take a moment to explain what takes place when a patient Read More

Beneficial Beverage or Damaging Drink?

Talking about a healthy diet usually means talking about food. After all, our teeth and gums need protein, vitamins, and minerals to stay strong and free from cavities and gum Read More

Just What Is Plaque?

From the time you were small, you’ve been warned about the dangers of plaque. Why? Because: It’s an unappealing film that sticks to your teeth It causes cavities It causes gum disease And really, Read More

Tooth Protection and Winter Sports

Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read More

Resolving to Eat Better in the New Year

It’s a new year, and a resolution found on many lists is learning to be more mindful about healthy food choices. You might have set some of these goals yourself. Read More

What kind of toothbrush and toothpaste should my child use?

the doctor and our team know that as a parent, you want your child to be as healthy as possible. By now, you probably know that your son or daughter’s Read More

Crowns and Bridges Can Help Your Smile

Discover the benefits of getting dental crowns and bridges for your smile. Accidents happen! Yes, even to your smile. Whether you are dealing with extensive decay, or a cracked or broken Read More

What To Expect When Getting Veneers

Are you looking to improve the appearance of your front teeth? Dental veneers are widely used to improve the appearance of front teeth and are a much more conservative option Read More

Could Your Smile Benefit From Veneers?

Your smile deserves a makeover. Here’s how dental veneers may be able to help. Are you self-conscious of your smile? Do you hide your smile during social gatherings or when Read More

What To Do if You Lose an Adult Tooth

Losing a tooth can be traumatic. The most common causes of tooth loss are decay, infection, and trauma. If you lost a tooth due to decay or infection, it cannot Read More

The Importance of Preventive Care

Preventive dentistry can save you time and money while preserving a healthy smile. Maintaining good hygiene should be a no-brainer but sometimes we need a little refresher course to know exactly Read More

Discover What Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do for Your Smile

Are you tired of hiding your smile? Schedule time to visit Dr. Gina Piccioni and Dr. John Hartmann of River Forest Dental Studio for your cosmetic dentistry needs in River Forest, Read More

Early Signs of Gum Disease

Healthy teeth are clean and strong, while healthy gums are pink and firm. Oral hygiene is the key to keeping your whole mouth in good condition, and if your gums Read More

Restore Your Smile With Dental Crowns

Find out if a porcelain crown is what you need to revive a damaged tooth. Accidents happen, even to your smile! When problems arise such as a broken or damaged Read More

5 Signs Its Time To Visit the Dentist

Are you ambivalent about visiting your dentist? In River Forest, IL, Dr. Gina Piccioni, and Dr. John Hartmann, and their professional team make dental visits comfortable and beneficial. So, don't Read More

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