The Effects of Plaque on Your Teeth

Brushing and flossing are something that you should do every day if you’re interested in having a healthy mouth. If you do not have a consistent oral hygiene regimen, you should expect to experience plaque buildup that can eventually damage your teeth. Still, do you know what plaque is or... Read more »

How a Root Canal Can Restore Your Healthy Smile

At DM Family Dentistry in Chicago, Illinois, we are pleased to offer root canal treatment for our patients suffering from the following: A persistent toothache that is increasingly painful A tooth that hurts when hot or cold food or drinks touch it and long after Your tooth hurts when you... Read more »

Why You Should Have a Professional Treat Your Gingivitis

You know that it’s extremely important for you to brush and floss your teeth if you’d like to enjoy sound oral health. However, have you ever been told that you don’t need to worry about bleeding gums while you floss? Sadly, this isn’t true. You see, bleeding gums could be... Read more »

What Are Mistakes That Happen While Brushing?

You know that if you’re interested in protecting your oral health, you need to brush and floss your teeth regularly. But would you be surprised to learn that there are a number of things that many Americans could actually do better when it comes to brushing? Did you know that... Read more »

Tips and Tricks to Preventing Gum Disease

Are you at a higher risk for gum disease and don’t know it? Are your daily habits putting your teeth and gums at risk? It’s hard to know what daily habits you may be currently partaking in that could be killing your gum tissue, but always remember that brushing and... Read more »

Do You Require a Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment?

Professional teeth whitening treatments are used to brighten teeth safely, effectively, and under the guidance of advanced dental practitioners. With over-the-counter products, you may suffer from inferior products that not only fail to work, but many can be abrasive to your teeth and gums and can cause an irreversible loss of... Read more »

Remembering Your Smile Health This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, Dr. Doris Madrigal and our team encourage our patients in Chicago, Illinois, to remember their smile health. We have some smile-friendly menu choices for you and your loved ones. Most people are familiar with heart-healthy foods. but there are foods that are good for your teeth and gums... Read more »

A Cracked Tooth Doesn’t Have to Diminish Your Smile

Welcome to DM Family Dentistry, where Dr. Doris Madrigal and our team are grateful to be able to help our patients in Chicago, Illinois, with all of your oral health needs. With Thanksgiving around the corner and feasting on the menu, tooth pain is not something you want to deal... Read more »

Protect Your Smile from the Sugar Invasion this Halloween

Do you ever feel like it’s time for a dental cleaning? If so, you are not alone. Did you know that dental cleanings are vital to your oral health? Our team here at DM Family Dentistry is happy to explain to you the importance of oral checkups and how they... Read more »

3 Tips for Effective Tooth Brushing

To help you have the best tooth-brushing technique in Chicago, Illinois, our DM Family Dentistry team has a few recommendations for you! Those recommendations are: -Twice a day, brush your teeth. Preferably, use a toothbrush with soft bristles, as these irritate your gums the least. Medium and hard bristles may... Read more »