How Can You Keep Your Smile in Good Health During the Holidays?

A beautiful smile makes spending the holidays with loved ones and friends much more enjoyable. To keep your smile in good shape, we urge you to not neglect your oral health care habits. When oral hygiene begins to slip, it can affect both your oral health and the aesthetic appeal... Read more »

Take Care of Your Mouth While You Are Sick

Winter is here, and unfortunately, this means cold and flu season is also on its way. While being sick is no fun, it is still important to take care of your mouth. Here are some ways to take care of your oral hygiene while you’re feeling under the weather. First,... Read more »

The Ins & Outs of Brushing Your Teeth

You know that brushing your teeth is incredibly important for your oral health, but you may still have questions about the correct way to brush your teeth and how to choose the right tools. That is where our dentist and team can help. What Is the Correct Way to Brush... Read more »

Preventing Dry Socket After an Extraction

As the years have gone by, the science of dental medicine has evolved in ways that the original practitioners could never have predicted. Today’s dentists can do things that would have been a distant dream to their forbearers. Dentists can save teeth that would not have been salvageable before, but... Read more »

Mouth Guards Can Protect Smiles

Do you or your child participate in sports? Drs. Ciaglia and Murphy may recommend a sports mouth guard in New Lenox, Illinois, especially if you or your child participates in contact sports. A mouth guard is piece of plastic that is molded to fit around your upper teeth. When worn... Read more »

Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a very popular method for replacing missing teeth. Implants closely resemble natural teeth and are attached to titanium posts that are placed directly into the jawbone. As a result, they are very sturdy and promote growth in the jaw. They can be brushed and flossed just like... Read more »

Dental Bridges or Dental Implants?

There are many reasons to replace missing teeth. A full smile can give you renewed self confidence and self esteem, and help you to speak and chew your food more effectively. In addition, the empty spots in your smile serve as breeding grounds for bacteria and places for plaque to... Read more »

Take Good Care of Your Smile

While visiting New Lenox Dental Group regularly for professional cleanings is vital, it is imperative that you pair this care with care of your own at home. Drs. Ciaglia and Murphy recommend that you brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day. Brush your teeth with a... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: CEREC Crowns and Fillings

Are you aware that a dental crown can be diagnosed, created, and installed all in the period of a single afternoon? This process is achievable with the amazing technology used with CEREC dental crowns. A CEREC crown does not require a delivery, which can take weeks to receive, but rather... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Improve the Teeth in Your Smile

If you feel self-conscious about your teeth, you are not alone. Having a beautiful smile is something most people dream of, and now, thanks to dental veneers, that dream has become a reality. Here at New Lenox Dental Group in New Lenox, Illinois, our team is proud to help you... Read more »