Why You Should Use Soft-Bristled Toothbrushes

Your dentists, Dr. Lohner and Dr. Jimmer, recommend using soft-bristled toothbrushes over any other type of toothbrush. Do you ever wonder why? If so, our dental team will be happy to help you. Soft-bristled toothbrushes can benefit you, your teeth, your gums, and your smile in many ways. To elaborate, we will be happy to… Read more »

Cheesy Smiles: How Cheese Helps Your Teeth

Have you heard that the foods you eat can impact the welfare of your teeth? It’s true! We’ve got a bit of great news to share with you today: one of the world’s most adored foods is on the list of foods okay to consume! Keep reading to find out extra about this dental superfood… Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Enhanced Oral Health Care Treatments

Improving your oral health is something that you can work on and strive towards every day. Even the best of smiles still requires daily attention. No matter how well you take care of your smile, there may still be elements of your care that could use improvement, so feel free to use the following oral… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Replace an Extracted Tooth

A treatment based extraction might be necessary to address a badly decayed or severely traumatized tooth. This is last resort option used by dentists like Dr. John Lohner to help alleviate pain and prevent a worsening infection from causing medical complications. Aftercare often calls for the use of prescription medications for pain or antibiotics to… Read more »

Grins For Guatemala

If we take a moment to stop and reflect on our lives, we may be amazed and humbled at the many things that we take for granted every day. Shelter, food and clean water are all things that are regular parts of our lives. Another thing that we enjoy in this country is medical and… Read more »

Using Your Diet to Whiten Your Teeth

If you take a walk down the aisles of your local grocery, drug, or retail store, you will find plenty of products designed to give you whiter teeth. There are gels, rinses, strips, and toothpastes, all of which promise to leave you with gleaming teeth. Not every retail product may be a good match for… Read more »

A Word on Oral Piercings

An oral piercing is a term for any perforation of the tongue, lips or cheek for jewelry purposes. These have become trendy in many social circles. If you are wondering whether you should get an oral piercing, you should be aware of all the facts. Here are some possible risks: -Infection: Jewelry can be the… Read more »

What to Expect With a Tooth Extraction

Dr. John Lohner and the staff at Lexington Heights Dental are dedicated to making sure that your smile remains strong, healthy and beautiful. However, there are occasions which require a tooth to be extracted. Some cases in which a tooth may need to come out may include extreme damage from trauma or disease, a mouth… Read more »

Talking With Your Dentist About Your Medical Issues

You might think that your dentist is only concerned about your mouth and teeth. While dentists do treat your teeth, mouth and gums, you may be surprised how closely your oral health is linked with your overall health. While you might tell your dentist about issues with your mouth, letting him know about any medications… Read more »

What Are the Advantages of Dentures?

Are you aware of the advantages of dentures? Not only can they give you back the functionality of your teeth, but they can also improve your self-esteem. Dentures come in an assortment of styles, including partial dentures, which are used to fill in gaps left behind by a few missing teeth, or complete dentures, which… Read more »