Educational Videos — North Aurora, IL


Care & Maintenance

This video shows you what to expect after a root canal procedure, as well as how to ensure proper healing.

After your braces have been placed, it is important to follow these care instructions to keep your teeth healthy and your braces functioning correctly during treatment.

This video shows you what to expect after placement of temporary veneers, as well as how to care foraand protect them from damage.

This video shows you what to expect after placement of permanent veneers, as well as how to care for and protect them from damage.

This video shows you what to expect after placement of temporary veneers, as well as how to care foraand protect them from damage.

This video shows you what to expect after a temporary crown placement, as well as how to care for and protect it from damage.

This video shows you what to expect after a temporary bridge placement, as well as how to care for and protect it from damage.

This video shows you what to expect after a permanent crown placement, as well as how to care for and protect it from damage.

This video shows you what to expect after getting a bridge, as well as how to care for and protect it from damage.

Taking care of your implant-supported bridge is important. This video demonstrates how to properly care for your bridge and the supporting implants to ensure its longevity.

Taking care of your bridge is important. This video demonstrates how to properly care for your bridge to ensure its longevity.

This video shows you how to properly care for your dental implant to ensure its success and longevity.

Taking care of your screw-retained dentures is important. This video demonstrates how to properly care for your denture and the supporting implants to ensure its longevity.

Taking care of your nightguard or oral appliance is important. This video demonstrates how to properly clean your oral appliance, so it doesn't become damaged or dirty.

Taking care of your dentures is important. This video demonstrates how to properly clean and handle removable or partial dentures, so they don't become damaged or dirty.

This video shows you how to properly brush your teeth to remove plaque and food particles and promote a healthy mouth and smile.

This video shows you proper technique for flossing to remove plaque and food particles under the gum line and in between teeth where a toothbrush can't always reach.

This video shows you the differences between a manual and an electric toothbrush for removing plaque and preventing tooth decay.

Dental Conditions

This video shows you how plaque and calculus adhere to teeth and cause gum disease.

This video provides an overview of gingivitis, its causes and symptoms, and how it can progress to advanced gum disease if not properly treated.

This video shows you the symptoms and health consequences of untreated gum infection.

This video shows you how a gummy smile can have a variety of causes and how it's important to work with your doctor to determine the best course of treatment for your unique situation.

This video shows you how if either the active or passive phase of tooth development is not fully complete it can have a negative impact on the appearance, position and function of the teeth.

This video shows you how tooth grinding, and wear can result in shortened and shifted teeth affecting their appearance, position and function.

This video shows you the cause of both internal and external root resorption, its symptoms, and consequences if left untreated.

This video shows you the causes, symptoms and consequences of excessive teeth grinding.

This video provides an overview of the three main types of tooth wear and the effect that they have on the appearance and health of your teeth.

This video shows you the causes, symptoms and consequences of dental erosion.

This video shows you the causes, symptoms and consequences of non-carious cervical lesions.

This video shows you the importance of consulting your doctor if you have tooth pain, as it is often a warning sign that something may be wrong and could result in complications.

This video shows you how plaque and bacteria build up on your teeth can progress and ultimately cause decay that places the tooth at risk if left untreated.

This video shows you how an empty space left behind from a lost tooth can alter the placement of the surrounding teeth and the function of your mouth.

This video provides an overview of the effects that missing teeth have on the jawbone and the gradual loss of bone that results.

This video shows you the serious oral health consequences of an untreated cracked tooth.

This video provides an overview of how an endodontic abscess forms and progresses, complications that can arise from it, and the importance of consulting with your doctor to properly diagnose and treat it.

Procedures

This video shows you how excessive calculus and bacterial deposits are removed from beneath the gumline to stop the spread of gingivitis.

This video shows you how excessive calculus and bacterial deposits are removed from beneath the gumline to stop the spread of periodontitis.

This video shows you the differences between scaling and root planing and a routine dental cleaning to prevent and treat periodontal disease.

This video shows you the differences between crown lengthening and orthodontic intrusion, and how each can be used as part of treatment to address what's often called a "gummy smile."

This video shows you how crown lengthening can be used to improve the appearance of short teeth, commonly referred to as a "gummy smile."

This video shows you how a composite filling can be used to restore a damaged front tooth to its natural strength and appearance.

This video shows you how veneers are used to improve the appearance of a smile, using traditional dental impressions to create custom-made restorations.

This video shows you how root canal therapy can save a tooth with damaged or infected nerves and restore its natural function.

This video shows you how a crown restores a damaged tooth, using traditional dental impressions to create a custom-made restoration.

This video shows you how a bridge replaces a missing tooth, using traditional dental impressions to create a custom-made restoration.

This video shows you how a removeable overdenture can replace missing teeth using dental implants with special fittings that snap the denture in place within the mouth.

This video shows you how a removable bar-retained overdenture replaces missing teeth using dental implants attached to a fixed bar to limit denture movement and promote optimal mouth function.

This video shows you how fixed-hybrid dentures, or screw-retained dentures, replace teeth and provide improved overall function for eating and speech.

This video shows you how an implant-supported bridge replaces missing front teeth using traditional dental impressions to design your custom-made restoration.

This video shows you the differences between a bridge and a dental implant to replace a missing tooth while reviewing the benefits and potential drawbacks of each.

This video shows you how an occlusal appliance protects teeth from wear caused by nighttime teeth grinding and jaw clenching.

This video shows you how clear aligners can be used to incrementally adjust the position of teeth to improve alignment and the appearance of your smile.