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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

What is oral cancer? You may be asking yourself this, as the awareness levels surrounding it are relatively low. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so now is the perfect time to spread the word. Cancer of the mouth and upper throat collectively kills nearly one person every hour of every day. About 60 percent […]

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The Nitty Gritty Behind Dental Implants

Dental implants in Mount Prospect are becoming increasingly popular. The term itself is talked about a lot, but it’s possible that many people don’t understand what dental implants are and how they work. Tooth Replacement Also known as the modern dentist’s best option for replacing a missing tooth, dental implants have the highest success rate […]

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Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month!

If you want to teach your child a positive habit, start them young! The American Dental Association recognizes February as National Children’s Dental Health Month, so our Mount Prospect dentists want to shed some light on the importance of children’s oral hygiene.   Why Does Kids’ Oral Health Matter? Poor dietary and oral health habits […]

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Benefits of Veneers in Mount Prospect

If you hide your smile due to discoloration or misalignment of your teeth, then you should consider the benefits of veneers. Dr. Kakos can get rid of your smile insecurities and transform your teeth with veneers in Mount Prospect! See how this dental cosmetic procedure could help turn your frown upside down: Change the Shape […]

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3 Important New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

A new year means a new start for your dental health! Keep your smile bright and healthy with these 3 dental New Year’s resolutions: Commit to a Dental Appointment According to the American Dental Association (ADA), about 1/3 of people in the U.S. do not see a dentist yearly. If you haven’t seen a dentist […]

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Julie Needs a Kidney. Please Consider Being a Donor.

Julie is a kind teenager from the Chicago area. She is also a patient at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, where she received a heart transplant at only the age of 2. Medicines that prevent rejection of the heart unfortunately also damage kidneys over time, and Julie’s kidneys are functioning poorly. Dialysis is not recommended because her heart […]

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