Skopek Orthodontics

Metal Brace services from Skopek Orthodontics

The Health Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment

Straighter teeth aren’t the only benefit of wearing braces. Orthodontic treatment offered by your North Barrington, IL, orthodontist, Dr. Adult-BracesRobert Skopek of Skopek Orthodontics, provides these important health advantages. Improved Digestion Bite problems can affect your ability to chew food thoroughly. After all, if you swallow food that hasn’t been sufficiently chewed, your digestive system …

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Baseball’s Francisco Lindor Shines as “Mr. Smile”

At the first-ever Players Weekend in August 2017, Major League Baseball players wore jerseys with their nicknames on the back. One player — Cleveland Indians shortstop, Francisco Lindor — picked the perfect moniker to express his cheerful, fun-loving nature: “Mr. Smile.” And Lindor gave fans plenty to smile about when he belted a 2-run homer …

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Ariana Grande Breaks Free – of Her Wisdom Teeth

Via a recent Instagram post, pop diva Ariana Grande became the latest young celebrity to publicly acknowledge a dental milestone: having her wisdom teeth removed. The singer of hits such as “Break Free” and “Problem” posted an after-surgery picture of herself (wearing her signature cat-eye eyeliner), with a caption addressed to her teeth: “Peace out, …

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How Effective is Your Oral Hygiene? Find Out with a Plaque Disclosing Agent

Brushing and flossing every day are important for preventing dental disease. The object is to remove as much bacterial plaque, the thin biofilm most responsible for disease, from your teeth and gums as possible. But how do you know your hygiene efforts are that effective? You can of course do the “tongue test” â?? feel …

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There are Various Ways to Treat Sensitivity – Depending on its Cause

You may be among the one in three Americans who suffer from the pain of tooth sensitivity. Before attempting treatment, though, we must first identify the cause. Your teeth are made of layers of different organic tissue. The pulp at the center of the tooth contains nerves that transmit pain or pressure sensation to the …

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