Crystal Family Dental Care Blog

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August 29, 2017

Family dental technology in Crystal LakeIf you're a parent, you're probably really good at reminding your children to take care of their teeth and gums. But are you caring for your own oral health as well? Your routine dental appointments are important to the health of your teeth, but they are also a critical way for the dentist to look for early signs of disease.

As a dentist committed to providing her patients with outstanding care, Dr. Preet Sandhu is...

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August 16, 2017

Porcelain veneers results in Crystal Lake ILAs someone interested in porcelain veneers, you may be wondering what is involved in the process. You may be happy to find out that the process is really quite simple. Just a few appointments and your new smile will be completed.

Depending on your current dental health status, including whether any dental problems requiring treatment are present, the treatment process...

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July 26, 2017

Teeth whitening appointment in Crystal Lake ILTeeth whitening is a great way to rejuvenate your smile and boost your self-confidence. It is easy, painless and relatively quick. Experienced cosmetic dentist Dr. Preet Sandhu offers customized take-home whitening trays, so you can complete the treatment on your own time, in the comfort of your own home. It takes about two weeks to see results. To learn how to maintain these results...

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June 29, 2017

Good oral hygiene practices will play an important role in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Do you know what you need to do on a daily basis? We’ve created the following quiz to help you test your knowledge of proper dental hygiene practices. We encourage you to take the quiz and find out how well you’re doing.

Regular dental checkups and cleanings are a crucial component to a good oral hygiene regimen. At Crystal Family Dental Care, Dr....

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May 24, 2017

Invisalign treatment processDr. Sandhu and our team will make sure you are prepared for Invisalign® treatment every step of the way. Below, find some of the basic phases of the Invisalign® process.

The consultation: Dr. Sandhu will examine your teeth and bite. Together you will discuss your goals for your teeth and smile. She will then make a determination of your candidacy for Invisalign®.

X-rays and impressions: These images are sent to the...

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May 10, 2017

Invisalign retainers at our Crystal Lake office Invisalign® attachments, which some people call "buttons," are small, tooth-colored mounds of composite resin (the same material as dental fillings). They are placed on certain teeth to aid in the treatment process. The number of attachments depends on the individual case.

These buttons look like little tooth-colored bumps, or rounded ridges, on the center of the tooth. They are often critical to the success and effectiveness of...

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March 07, 2017

Crystal Lake family dentistryFinding the right family dentist can seem like a daunting task. Fortunately, there are ways you can find the perfect local dentist for you and your family. Here are important steps, tips and questions to consider when looking for the right family dentist:

  • Find out how long the practice has been in operation.
  • Ask about the extent of the dentist's training and clinical...
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February 21, 2017

Sleep apnea is a condition that affects nearly 18 million Americans. With sleep apnea, your breathing is interrupted by repeated pauses while you sleep. The symptoms associated with this disorder and the level of severity can vary from patient to patient. However, it's important to seek out a proper diagnosis and treatment to help prevent other serious health issues down the road. Fortunately, Dr. Preet Sandhu with Crystal Family Dental Care can help. Take our new quiz to find out what you know about sleep apnea, and learn what you can do to treat it.


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January 17, 2017

McHenry family dentistKids tend to have an affinity for sugary treats and drinks. However, most parents understand that too much sugar can be bad for a developing smile, and that some sweet things are more deceiving than others. Fruit juice is one of these well-hidden products, and can actually be detrimental to your child's oral health. So how, exactly, can you and your family dentist help...

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January 11, 2017

McHenry family dentistryMany strive to make New Year's Resolutions at the start of a new year. For some, it's going to the gym more often. However, for others, it's keeping and maintaining a healthier smile. Family dentistry is a great way for everyone in your family to obtain their oral healthcare goals. To help get your smile back on track, follow these useful dental tips that everyone in the family...

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