Gum Health Matters

If you’ve ever wondered why so many dental professionals worry about the health of your gums, then you’re not alone. Many people don’t grasp the fact that your gum health actually matters, and plays a huge role in the quality of your oral health. With that in mind, let’s take a deeper look at that… Read more »

The Advantages of Composite Dental Fillings

Over the history of dental care, there have been many different ways dentists have repaired cavities. As we’ve advanced in our dental technology, resin composite fillings began to take the place of amalgam fillings as the cavity filling of choice. There are many advantages to composite fillings over amalgam. The first and most obvious advantage… Read more »

Halitosis Causes and Treatments

The holiday season is approaching. This means fun parties, visits from friends and family, and possibly meeting someone new this season. If you are suffering from halitosis, also known as bad breath, then this could be a cause of anxiety. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to offer you… Read more »

The Difference Between Abscesses and Tooth Infections

You may have heard of a tooth abscess, and you probably know that your teeth can become infected, but do you know what the similarities and differences of the two are? In reality, the two share a number of similarities, but they also have a number of significant differences. Similarly, there are a few things… Read more »

How to Have an Environmentally Healthy Dental Routine

If you are passionate about the environment, then our team has some tips that will help you have an environmentally healthy dental routine! For a healthy smile and improved environment, you can do the following things: -Turn off the tap: There is no need for you to run the tap while you brush your teeth…. Read more »

Skipping your Nightly Brushing can Hurt Your Teeth

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. If you don’t brush at night, your mouth… Read more »

Identifying the Primary Cause of Stains on Your Teeth

The enamel layer of your teeth is made up of microscopic mineral crystals. While your tooth enamel is very hard there are still microscopic textures and pores along the surface. Exposure to certain staining foods, drinks and other lifestyle choices, can cause stains to form on these surfaces and slowly penetrate deep into the enamel… Read more »

We Offer Biological Dental Restoration

Welcome to the dental practice of Dr. Blaine Cusack in Countryside, Illinois where we offer biological and holistic dentistry. We are pleased to feature no-mercury, biological dental fillings for your health. Dental fillings, or dental restorations, are designed to withstand the force of chewing, and with proper oral care, can last anywhere from 5-15 years, depending… Read more »