A Chipped Tooth Could Lead to Severe Tooth Decay

At first, a chipped tooth might prove to be little more than a textural nuisance in your mouth. Yet even if it doesn’t appear when you smile the damaged area of tooth enamel could lead to more than just cosmetic complications.   Over time plaque buildup and stray food particles can start to accumulate in the aberrant texture of the... read more »

A Toothache Might Require a Root Canal

Dental fillings are often used to repair a chip, minor dental fracture, or a modest size cavity. They are typically bonded or cemented to the surrounding tooth enamel with the intention that they will last for many years. As time goes on it’s possible for the natural bacteria living in your mouth to weaken the connection between the dental filling... read more »

Root Canal: Saving a Diseased Tooth

Dr. John Ifantis and our Ifantis Dental Care team in Morton Grove, Illinois, are here to help you achieve and maintain a healthy smile by working with you on your oral care needs. Do you have an infected or inflamed tooth causing you pain? If so, you may benefit from a root canal treatment. What does a root canal do?... read more »