A family enjoying a picnic lunch at a park

August was National Picnic Month!

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The summer is winding up, but your outdoor adventures continue! As your dentist for Grayslake, Dr. Rule and our team want to remind you that while August was National Picnic Month, September is still a great time to hit the park or beach with your family and loved ones for an outdoor meal. Fill up […]

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The Causes of Dry Mouth

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In our Gurnee dental office, Dr. Rule and our team of talented hygienists make the dental health of Grayslake area patients our number one concern. Keeping your teeth and gums in tiptop shape promises a lifetime of ideal health. However, there are times when even the healthiest of mouths are not the most comfortable of […]

Decoding Dental Terminology – Part II

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TERM DEFINITION Abutment The teeth on either side of a missing tooth. Amalgam The most common material used for fillings, also called silver fillings; a mixture of mercury (approx 50%), silver, tin, copper and zinc. Bite An impression made by the doctor that shows how the patient’s upper and lower jaws come together in centric.  […]