Crystal Family Dental Care Blog

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December 10, 2018

Close up of a dental implant in a woman's smileDental implants are considered one of the most durable, lasting ways to replace missing teeth. While permanence cannot be guaranteed, you can generally expect dental implants to last a long time, with the potential to last a lifetime. They don't need to be replaced unless a problem occurs and the implant loosens or dislodges. Implants would need to be removed and/or replaced if an infection occurred or...

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November 27, 2018

Porcelain veneers create a beautiful, healthy-looking smile over the course of just a few appointments at our office. Wondering what you can do to keep your veneers sparkling and beautiful for the long-term? One approach is to be conscientious about how the foods you eat will affect your veneers. Please learn more below and call our Crystal Lake dental practice if you have any questions: 815-893-6345.

Foods to Enjoy Cautiously with Veneers

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October 09, 2018

Plain chocolate for trick or treaters with bracesHalloween is upon us! If you are getting ready to send your little ones out trick-or-treating, you may be concerned about how all that candy will affect their teeth. It's true that candy – and sugar in general – causes cavities. But that doesn't mean your kids can't enjoy this spook-tacular holiday. Read below for our family dentist's tips.

How Bad is Candy for Kids' Teeth?

Candy isn't generally...

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August 23, 2018

Dental implants are a great way to replace one or more missing teeth. These titanium posts are embedded in the bone beneath your gums, where they form a strong bond with that bone. Once healed, dental implants support the tooth restoration. Tooth crowns, dentures and dental bridges are all options for placing atop the dental implants.

The only way to know if you are a good candidate is to visit Dr. Preet Sandhu for a consultation. After examining your teeth and discussing your goals with you, she...

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July 24, 2018

Crystal Lake, Illinois restorative dentistry patientDamaged, broken teeth may be causing you a lot of embarrassment, and possibly a lot of pain too. It is never too late to rehabilitate your teeth and your smile. At the practice of Dr. Preet Sandhu in Crystal Lake, Illinois, our restorative dental services rebuild the strength, beauty and health of your teeth and gums.

After examining your teeth and discussing what changes you would like to see, Dr. Sandhu can recommend...

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July 24, 2018

Woman with a dental emergency in Crystal Lake Illinois Dental emergencies can be really startling. You aren't expecting it, and the feeling that you need to have the emergency addressed right away can be overwhelming. At the dental practice of Dr. Preet Sandhu, we work to schedule urgent dental appointments as soon as possible, and we can often make time in the daily practice schedule for emergencies...

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April 30, 2018

Sensitive teeth treatment in Crystal Lake and Lake in the HillsNo one especially likes the feeling of extreme hot or cold in their mouth. But there are people whose sensitive teeth are so uncomfortable that they struggle to drink coffee or tea or enjoy a scoop of ice cream, without experiencing pain in their teeth and gums. For these people, routine dental healthcare including brushing and flossing can become difficult, which is especially worrisome as teeth decay buildup can exacerbate sensitive teeth problems....

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February 12, 2018

Crystal Lake resident getting general dental careMany of our Crystal Lake-area patients come to us for preventative needs – general check-ups and examinations, for example. This is a great idea. However, there are also patients who come to us for very specific problems that have very specific solutions.

The good news is that general dentistry has the tools to solve these problems. We offer a number of treatments that address these concerns, with the goal...

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January 02, 2018

Dental implant patients in Crystal Lake ILIn Crystal Lake, Illinois, Dr. Preet Sandhu is committed to helping her patients achieve optimal oral health. If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants may be a great option. Below, we've outlined some of the main things to know about dental implants: who is a candidate, what the procedure is like and the costs.

Determining if You are a Candidate

To know for sure if you are a candidate, a consultation with...

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December 04, 2017

Wondering how you can improve your dental health and your smile in 2018? We invite you to arrange a consultation with Dr. Preetinder Sandhu to find out. After assessing your current oral health and discussing your goals with you, Dr. Sandhu can make recommendations for your care. We are personally driven by achieving great results for our guests, and we hope you will join us in the New Year to revitalize your smile. To arrange your consultation in Crystal Lake, Illinois, please call our office at 815-893-6345.

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