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laminate veneer – thin material, generally tooth-colored, used to cover the front of a healthy tooth to restore the appearance from discoloration, damage, misalignment, or other such cosmetic issue

laughing gas – common term used for nitrous oxide, an odorless gas that produces a mild sedative effect when inhaled

lesion – tissue injury, generally due to trauma, infection, or illness

ligation – process of attaching archwire to braces in orthodontic treatment

ligature – thin wire used to hold archwire in the bracket in orthodontic treatment

lingual – refers to area or surface on or around the tongue, opposite of facial

lip bumper – archwire attached to a piece of molded plastic, holds back molars of lower jaw to provide more space for the other teeth

local anesthesia – medication used to block nerve impulses to provide partial or complete elimination of pain during treatment

 

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Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | To Floss or Not to Floss?

Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | To Floss or Not to Floss?

October 29, 2019

By now, you have likely seen news reports questioning whether flossing is necessary for your oral health. We want to […]

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Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease 

Rolling Meadows IL Dentist | Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease 

September 5, 2019

Over 45% of U.S. adults have moderate to severe periodontal disease. Periodontal disease ranges from a mild inflammation of the […]

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Dentist in Rolling Meadows | Only Floss The Teeth You Want To Keep 

August 19, 2019

Every time you stop in to visit your dentist, you are asked, “Do you floss regularly?” This is because flossing […]

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