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BE INFORMED: GUM DISEASE & PERIODONTAL DISEASE

Arlington Heights dentists Dr. Brent Engelberg and Dr. Jennifer Mullarkey offer comprehensive dental care, including periodontal therapy for treating the various symptoms of gum disease and restoring your dental health. What Is Gum Disease? Gum disease has two stages and…

HOW ARE MY HEADACHES LINKED TO DENTAL PROBLEMS?

If you get migraines or frequent headaches one cause may reside in the function of your bite and jaw joints. What Is TMJ? You have two temporomandibular joints (TMJs) that connect the sides of your jaw to your skull. They…

STAY IN THE KNOW: TOOTH EXTRACTIONS

Natural teeth are ideal for biting, chewing and maintaining mouth and jawbone structure, which is why Dr. Brent Engelberg’s first priority is to help restore, save and repair your natural teeth. However, sometimes a tooth extraction is unavoidable. When you…

IS CHARCOAL TOOTHPASTE A FAD?

Charcoal toothpaste is one of the current trending topics in cosmetic dental treatments. You’ve likely seen it on television ads, the use of activated charcoal in face masks, as supplements and even as toothpaste! It’s all due to its detoxification…

How Can I Fix My Discolored Teeth?

What Causes Discolored Teeth? There is a range of reasons for discoloration and staining of the teeth and Dr. Engelberg will perform a thorough exam to assess your dental health, discuss your cosmetic goals and determine the most effective treatment…

What to Know: Dental Phobia and Sedation Options

What is Dental phobia? If you fear to visit the dentist office, you are not alone. Between 9% and 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of dental anxiety or fear. Indeed, it is a universal phenomenon. Dental…

What To Know About Dental Crowns

What Is A Dental Crown? A dental crown is one of the most common dental procedures performed in our Arlington Heights dentist office for a wide variety of reasons. A dental crown can serve both restorative and cosmetic purposes, providing…

Stay Informed: Tooth Extraction

Why Would I Need My Tooth Extracted? A damaged tooth from either trauma or decay Overcrowding Sometimes dentists pull teeth to prepare the mouth for orthodontia. The goal of orthodontia is to properly align the teeth, which may not be possible if…

How Does Sleep Apnea Affect My Oral Health?

What Is Sleep Apnea? It is estimated that about a half a million adults suffer from snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), making them two of the most common sleep disorders. In addition to keeping someone from getting a good…