August 8, 2018
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Why Summer Is The Best Time To Have Wisdom Teeth Removed

Wisdom teeth are located in the back part of your jaw. Majority of the time, people have four of them, one in each corner. It would […]
July 24, 2018
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What’s The Difference Between A Pediatric Dentist And A Family Dentist?

No matter what kind of dentist you go to see, the end goal is always the same: ensure that the patient has a healthy and beautiful […]
July 17, 2018
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What Causes Gum Disease And Gingivitis?

Gum disease and gingivitis is one of the leading causes of tooth loss for both adults and children. Those who have gum disease may experience swollen […]
July 2, 2018
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All Star Dental Welcomes New Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Maria Javier (or Dr. Maria as most of her patients call her) was born and raised in the Southside of Chicago’s Back of the Yards […]
June 19, 2018
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Reasons to Consider Dental Sealants for Your Child

Ensuring that your child has a full set of functioning teeth well into adulthood starts with the preventative actions you take when they are still young. […]
June 7, 2018

Signs You May Need a Root Canal

Cavities occur when the enamel of your teeth wears away due to plaque and bacteria. With routine dental cleanings, your dentist will be able to detect […]
May 21, 2018
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Life Hacks to Preventing Childhood Cavities

Childhood caries show up most often on your child’s upper front teeth and are an early warning sign of developing cavities. These white spots near the […]
May 17, 2018
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When is the Best Time for Wisdom Teeth Extraction?

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, exist due to evolution. Our early ancestors had much larger mouths, were eating tougher foods, and therefore needed an […]
April 23, 2018

How To Prevent Childhood Tooth Decay

Did you know that 42% of children develop tooth decay between ages 2 and 11? Poor oral hygiene habits, high-sugar diets, and inconsistent professional cleanings are […]