I have fluoride toothpaste and fluoridated water; do I need a fluoride treatment?
- posted: May 30, 2023
Fluoride is a naturally found ion with a history of greatly reducing the incidence of tooth decay in children. However, over the past decade, people have increasingly consumed bottled water, Read More
Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer
- posted: May 23, 2023
Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read More
Crushing the Ice-Chewing Habit
- posted: May 16, 2023
It's a habit many people have and not only can it be annoying to the people around you, it can be detrimental to your dental health. Chewing ice is so Read More
Celebrate Your Mom’s Smile with These Mother’s Day Gifts
- posted: May 09, 2023
Mother’s Day is around the corner, and if you’re looking for some different gifting ideas for one of the most important people in your life, we have some suggestions for Read More
The Best DH in Baseball
- posted: May 02, 2023
Oh, wait—did you think we meant Designated Hitter? Oh, no, we’re not getting into that debate! What we want to talk about is the best Dental Habits you can practice Read More
How long will a root canal last?
- posted: Apr. 25, 2023
According to the American Association of Endodontists, root canals have a success rate of over 95% and in most cases they last a lifetime. There are a few factors that ensure Read More
Every Day is Earth Day
- posted: Apr. 18, 2023
During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a Read More
Educational and Entertaining Enamel Experiments
- posted: Apr. 11, 2023
Let’s talk about the science of our teeth for a moment. Our enamel has a very high mineral content, making it extremely strong. In fact, enamel just happens to be Read More
This April, Let’s Celebrate National Facial Protection Month!
- posted: Apr. 04, 2023
Poor April. While other months celebrate romance, or giving thanks, or costumes and candy, April has—April Fool’s Day and a tax deadline. We might be forgiven for thinking these two Read More
Why Is My Child Getting Cavities?
- posted: Mar. 28, 2023
We want our children to have every advantage, including oral health. That’s why you encourage your child to brush twice a day. You keep the sugary treats to a minimum. Read More
We are committed to your oral health!
- posted: Mar. 21, 2023
Dental visits are often negatively associated with discomfort in many people’s minds. But at Paul M. Blidy, DDS, the doctor and our team have created an atmosphere focused on dispelling Read More
St. Patrick's Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!
- posted: Mar. 14, 2023
“St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must Read More
Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths
- posted: Mar. 07, 2023
At Paul M. Blidy, DDS, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. Read More
How HPV and Oral Cancer are Related
- posted: Feb. 28, 2023
Did you know that Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and oral cancer are linked? This information may prevent you or a loved one from suffering from oral cancer if a diagnosis Read More
- posted: Feb. 21, 2023
As with any surgery, post-procedure care is of utmost importance after getting periodontal surgery. Bleeding, pain, swelling, and other sensations are common and should be expected to a degree. This Read More
The Transformation of Valentine's Day
- posted: Feb. 14, 2023
Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read More
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Dentist - Mundelein
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Mundelein, IL 60060
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