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Smart Candy Choices from Your Elk Grove Village Dentist

10/28/2021 ~ Schumer Family Dental Care

This Halloween, you and your family will undoubtedly find yourselves eating a large number of holiday treats. One of the best parts of Halloween is trick-or-treating with your kids, and rifling through the goodies at the end of the night. However, even if the season calls for it, sweets like bubble gum, lollipops, taffy, gummies, […]

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Does Your Child Have “Shark Teeth?”

09/30/2021 ~ Schumer Family Dental Care

Your Elk Grove Village Dentist on “Shark Teeth” in Children There is a dental condition where children’s new adult teeth may grow in behind their baby teeth, rather than replace them after the baby teeth fall out. This condition is referred to as “shark teeth” because sharks have many rows of teeth in their mouths. […]

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The Relationship Between Fluoride and Your Oral Health

05/01/2021 ~ Schumer Family Dental Care

What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral found in some foods, and typically, our drinking water. It is often added to toothpaste, as well. This is because fluoride is known for benefiting our oral health by strengthening our teeth. Fluoride helps protect teeth against bacteria and resulting decay by fortifying and restoring the outer layers […]

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5 Tips For Protecting Your Braces and Teeth

04/15/2021 ~ Schumer Family Dental Care

The Value of Braces Braces are a fantastic, reliable way to straighten your teeth. However, braces come with their own set of rules and special care tips everyone should follow. Being mindful of your braces will not only help you to get the most out of the treatment plan, but protect your teeth, as well. […]

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Why Do We have Wisdom Teeth Removed?

03/30/2021 ~ Schumer Family Dental Care

Wisdom teeth are the molars which sit furthest back in the mouth. They do not usually begin to emerge until at least age seventeen, and sometimes do not appear until as late as age twenty-five. Wisdom teeth were once utilized for chewing and consuming hard to eat foods. They were tools our great ancestors used […]

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