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Top 3 Reasons Why People Avoid the Dentist

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Did you know? Along with spiders, snakes, and public speaking, there are a number of studies proving dental anxiety being the top 10 most common fears? For 75 % of Americans dental anxiety is very common. However, modern dental technology has advanced to make dental visits much more comfortable. So let’s consider the top 3 reasons […]

Safe or Sorry: Dental Care for Your Teeth

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Do you live by the saying “It’s better to be safe than sorry”? What about when it comes to your dental health?   Why Your Teeth Ask You to Act Now While your ever-working teeth are amazingly durable, they are by no means indestructible. To get the best long-term use out of your smile, preventative […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Think Before You Drink: Soda Pop and Oral Health

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There was a time when drinking soda was enjoyed only once in a while, at special occasions. Nowadays, though, it has become a daily fixture in American life and is readily available in a variety of flavors and sizes. How long can you last before needing your next soda fix? What effect could your soda […]

3 Tips to Maintain Good Oral Health on Vacation

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“We’re going on vacation!” These words elicit thoughts of relaxation, good times, and getting away from the daily stresses of life. Whether you’re escaping the snowy cold of winter to visit a sun-drenched climate or making the most of the months when the kids are on summer holidays, a vacation offers the opportunity for happy […]

Like Your Libertyville Dentist to Help Fight Breast Cancer

Like Your Libertyville Dentist to Help Fight Breast Cancer

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This October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here at Rule Dentistry, your Libertyville area dentist is encouraging everyone to take at least a brief moment out of their busy schedules to show their support for breast cancer research. Studies reveal that maintaining sound oral health can help reduce the likelihood of developing chronic health issues such […]