Should I Be Concerned if I Have Gums That Bleed?

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Do you equate a healthy, attractive smile with teeth that are dazzling white and cavity free. Absolutely! Yet, while these are undoubtedly major factors, the condition and health of your gums is another part you shouldn’t overlook. Gums play an important role in the health of your smile and are also linked to your overall […]

4 Steps to Make a Success of Your Dental Implant

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Is your smile missing one or more chiclets? Tooth loss is unfortunately more common than many realize. According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOS): 69 percent of adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, failed root canal, or tooth decay. By 74 […]

Gulp! Gulp! Youch!—What Causes Brain-Freeze?

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It’s hot out and you’re sooo thirsty! You get yourself an ice, cold slushie and begin to slurp it back…then it happens: That instant intense pain in your forehead! Ouch! Read on to find out more from our Gurnee IL dentist Dr. Rule! The Brain-Freeze It’s often called brain-freeze, ice cream headache, or a cold-stimulus headache, but the […]

4 Reasons to Baby Your Teeth During Pregnancy

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You’re having a baby! Excitedly, you contacted friends and family to share the life-changing news, but did you also remember to call your dentist? You might wonder, “What does my dentist have to do with our new addition to the family?” More than you might realize. The Oral Systemic Link An important facet of caring […]

Can I Change the Shape of My Teeth?

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Keeping your teeth clean and cavity free is indeed important, but the fact your teeth are healthy doesn’t automatically mean you’ll be ecstatic with their appearance. Genetics may provide you with teeth that are crooked, oddly shaped or that have large gaps between them. Or perhaps the appearance of your teeth has been altered from […]

6 Reasons to Whiten Teeth at your Gurnee Dental Office

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The saying “Smile and the world smiles with you,” highlights the far-reaching value of a dazzling smile. Do your stained, unsightly teeth cause you to miss out on the benefits associated with sharing your smile? Then consider the following 6 reasons to whiten teeth. Dr. Rule offers a smile-rejuvenating option of teeth whitening in his Gurnee dental […]

How Good Is Your Oral Health?

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Have you ever wondered if your dental health was as spot-on as you thought? Take a look at our infographic to see if you’re making your dentist proud: Want to learn more fun and interesting facts? Contact Dr. Rule, top dentist in Gurnee, IL.

Fight the Spread of Oral Cancer

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There are two words we often try to avoid completely: Oral cancer. Take a moment, though, to educate yourself about this disease and how to protect yourself–it could save your life. The Oral Cancer Foundation reports that the rate of occurrence of oral cancers has continually increased over the past five years. It also reveals […]