When To Get a Mouthguard

If you ever watch professional sports, you’ve seen athletes playing with their mouthguards. These guys and girls obviously need a mouthguard - but do you know when to get one for yourself? Well, it depends on what you’re doing, and the risk presented to your teeth. Let’s take a few moments to look at when to get a mouthguard and... read more »

Poor Oral Health Can Cause Many Problems

Did you know the health of your mouth can affect your entire body? Well, it’s true. Poor oral health can cause many problems. If you don’t brush twice a day, floss daily, rinse daily, and visit your dentist every six months, there is a good chance you could suffer major health issues, like: -Oral and facial pain: This discomfort is... read more »

Dental Anxiety Could Be Hurting Your Oral Health

Did you know, dental anxiety could be hurting your oral health? Well, it’s true! Dental anxiety could be keeping you from the dentist, which means cavities or gum disease could be invading your teeth and putting your oral health at risk. That is why, our team here at Trine Dental Group in Orland Park, Illinois, is happy to talk to... read more »

Your First Cavity

The whole point of visiting Dr. Christopher Pavletic at Trine Dental Group in Orland Park, Illinois, is to ensure that your teeth are in the best shape possible. Sadly, we can’t all keep our teeth in perfect health, and most people will end up with a cavity at some point in their life. So if you have your first cavity,... read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Oral Health in Tip-Top Condition

Do you ever wonder how to clean your child’s smile? If so, our Trine Dental Group dental team is happy to help you! It’s important to help your child have a strong and successful oral health—just like you. So, to help you clean your child’s teeth on a regular basis, we encourage you to do the following things: Step 1:... read more »

For a Healthy Mouth, Follow These Tips

A healthy smile begins with a healthy mouth, and caring for those precious pearly whites and gums lay the foundation for good oral health. Your smile is prone to enamel decay, tooth sensitivity, cavities, and tooth loss thanks to the buildup of acid in the mouth. Bacterial acid forms into plaque and calculus on your teeth and around the gum line... read more »

The Oral Health Tips Cancer Victims Need to Maintain a Strong Smile

Whether you believe it or not, having a pristine oral health can make cancer treatment more convenient and less troublesome. If you have a strong and healthy smile, there is a high chance that you won’t need to worry about the dental troubles that could occur during cancer treatment. So, to help you have the best oral health possible, our... read more »

Nightly Brushing: Is it Really Important?

Usually, it’s fairly easy to brush your teeth as a part of your morning routine, but did you know that many people forget to brush their teeth right before they go to bed. As you can probably guess, this can lead to a number of negative consequences. The consequences associated with forgetting to brush your teeth before bed can be... read more »