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Do antibiotics help tooth pain?

It used to be when you got a toothache, an antibiotic was instantly prescribed by the dentist. However, a new recommendation has been released by the ADA. They say, in most cases, antibiotics should not be given for tooth pain. The reason being is that antibiotic resistance is on the rise. Treat The Source The…

Dental Care Should Not Be Delayed

As our nation begins to lift stay at home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dental care should not be delayed any further. For some patients, they’ve put off their preventative hygiene care for 3 months now. For others, they’ve been in pain dealing with a toothache because they weren’t sure if it was safe…

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

The sounds, smells, small rooms and white coats at the dental office can fuel anxiety. One in five Americans report suffering from dental anxiety. Not sleeping the night before your dental appointment? Feelings of nervousness or anxiety rising inside while you are waiting in the reception area? Crying or getting physically ill at the thought…

November: Diabetes Awareness Month

Did You Know? People with diabetes are three to four times more likely to develop periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums, ligaments and bone that support your teeth and hold them in the jaw. More than 20 million adults and children are affected by diabetes in the United States.  It…

Dangers Of Dry Mouth

Have you ever woken up to your mouth feeling dry or sticky? Are you constantly sipping on water to combat the dryness in your mouth? Does your breath smell unpleasant? You are not alone; new statistics show 1 in 4 adults suffer from xerostomia. Xerostomia, dry mouth, is the result of the body not producing…

Your Schaumburg Dentist

Our practice places a premium on excellent service, quality care and patient convenience. Based in Schaumburg, IL, and serving the community for over 50 years, The Dental Store is a family owned and operated dental practice specializing in preventative, restorative and cosmetic dental care for the entire family. Some of Our Services: Cleanings Occlusal Guards…