Why a Philips Sonicare? -JCasaccio

At Drs. Beck and Rogers’ office you hear us speaking, nagging and pleading (I personally call it motivational speaking) to look into investing in a Sonicare toothbrush. Trust me, we have many other thing we would like to talk about i.e. ourselves, Juan Pablo, etc. Sonicare is a leader when it comes to oral health […]

How much toothpaste for little kids?

Approximately 25% of children have had cavities before entering kindergarten.  The American Dental Association now says go ahead and give your baby a tiny smear of fluoride toothpaste about the size of a grain of rice once their first tooth comes in. Then when they are 3 to 6 years old they should graduate to […]

Chicago’s Midwinter Meeting

  Look for these colorful life size teeth on Michigan Avenue this summer!

World Oral Health Day 2014

World Oral Health Day is March 20th this year!  Take a moment to appreciate a healthy happy smile… www.worldoralhealthday.org

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Questions about your child’s teeth?

Check out the ADA’s website on dentistry and kids!  www.mouthhealthykids.org/en  

A healthy mouth lowers patient’s risk for HPV infection and related oral cancer.

According to a study from the University of Texas Health Science Center a person’s choice to maintain a healthy mouth can lessen their risk for HPV related infections. HPV infections can lead to oral cancer. Doctors diagnose a increasing number of HPV related cancers each year. A good home care routine, and an overall healthy […]

Wisdom Tooth Removal Options

A new study in the Journal of the American Dental Association discusses the option of removing just the crown of an impacted third molar in older patients, or in situations where the tooth lies nearby the nerve canal.  The study found that removing just the crown can be a valid surgical alternative in any patient […]

Smoking Cessation Program for Teens

SmokefreeTXT is a new program started by the National Cancer Institute to offer encouragement and advice to teens trying to quit smoking.  Anyone can access the program by texting the word QUIT to 47848 from their phones.  One can also sign up by going online to www.teen.smokefree.gov/smokefreeTXT.aspx where they can answer a few questions and […]

Osteoporosis Medication Concerns

Many areas of the literature lately have alerted patients and physicians to the risk for severe jaw infections associated with an individual having teeth extracted while on medications for osteoporosis. In the most recent summary of recommendations from the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs the highest reliable estimate for these infections in all patients taking […]

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