The Facts About Pregnancy and Your Teeth

Would you be surprised to hear that there are a number of thing you should do when you’re pregnant if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy and strong? Naturally, you should still brush and floss your teeth for two minutes at a time and you should floss daily. Similarly, did you know that you should visit your dentist during... read more »

Why You Should Floss

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about keeping your teeth clean? If you thought about brushing or flossing your pearly whites, you’re not alone. However, would you be surprised to hear that not flossing could actually have a negative impact on the health of your teeth and on your overall health? Similarly, would it surprise... read more »

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 relationship to see if we... 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 Blaine P. Cusack, DDS in Countryside, Illinois, is happy to offer you advice... read more »