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Bad Breath: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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About 25% of the population struggles with bad breath. The foul smell can happen due to several factors, but poor dental health is a primary cause. Fortunately, preventive and treatment options for bad breath in adults and children are available. 

Find out about the causes, symptoms, and treatment for bad breath.

7 Benefits of Dental Cleaning

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Good oral hygiene is essential for promoting dental health. Taking care of your teeth will ensure you have a beautiful smile for life. On the other hand, poor oral hygiene may result in gum disease and tooth cavities. Additionally, dentists have linked poor oral hygiene to heart disease, diabetes, respiratory diseases, and an increased risk of dementia.

Even if you brush your teeth and floss regularly, regular dental cleaning can ensure your teeth remain in great shape. When cleaning your teeth, your dentist can identify dental issues and treat them before they cause further health problems. Read on to learn about seven benefits of dental cleaning. 

Gum Color Changes: What They Mean and How They’re Addressed

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Beautiful Woman Flossing Healthy White Teeth — Crest Hill, IL — Crest Hill Family Dental

If your gums change color, you could have a dental or health issue. While dark gums may be normal in some cases, sudden color changes are not.

Usually, an overall oral checkup is part of a routine dental exam. So, if you see your dentist regularly, chances are he or she will notice the color changes before you do. However, if you have concerns about your gum color, read on to learn what different color changes mean and how the dentist can help.

Normal Gum Colors

Crest Hill
Family Dental

2410 W Caton Farm Rd, Suite C
Crest Hill, IL 60403
Phone: (815) 439-1111
Fax: (815) 439-9709

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Tuesday 10 AM - 7 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 7 PM
Friday 10 AM - 4 PM
Second Saturday of each month 10 AM - 4 PM

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