What Can Brushing Do for My Smile?

As we’re sure you’ve been told, brushing your teeth twice a day is extremely important for your oral health. But why? Fortunately, Dr. Peter Domagala and our dental team know exactly why. Brushing can be beneficial for your teeth and gums, and we would be more than happy to tell... Read more »

Periodontal Disease, and Its Various Symptoms

Have you even heard of periodontal disease? You may have but by a different name: gum disease. Gum disease is a dangerous, yet extremely common oral infection that affects many people all around the world. Gum disease can have serious consequences if left untreated, including permanent tooth loss. Although gum... Read more »

Understanding Bone Grafting

Here at Institute of Dental Implants and Periodontics in Gurnee, Illinois, we understand not everyone is familiar with bone grafting and what it entails. That is why we are happy to talk to you about bone grafting and how it is important to restore your oral health. A procedure that... Read more »

What Are Dental Implants?

Do you feel self-conscious about your smile? Do you have missing teeth, and wish you can restore them? If so, dental implants may be right for you. Here at Institute of Dental Implants and Periodontics in Gurnee, Illinois, we take pride in helping our patients achieve their ideal smile, which... Read more »

How to Know if You Have Gum Recession

You probably know that gum disease is a fairly serious problem. However, have you heard that gum recession is actually one common sign of gum disease? Sadly, gum recession can cause extreme sensitivity and can be embarrassing. Luckily, there are a few signs you can watch for and a few... Read more »

Smile with Dental Implants

Are you missing one or more teeth? Do you wish to have a beautiful, fully functional smile once again? Ask our dentists about dental implants in Gurnee, Illinois. Dental implants restore not only the tooth, but the tooth root. Implants are made up of three parts: a titanium screw, a... Read more »

A Bone Graft Might Be Required to Rebuild Sufficient Structure for a Dental Restoration

When a tooth is lost to severe tooth decay, dental avulsion or required treatment by extraction, it can also result in compromised or lost bone structure. When this happens, there might not be sufficient bone structure remaining in the underlying socket to anchor a future restoration with a dental implant.... Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Restore the Strength of a Previously Knocked-Out Tooth

A severe oral accident that causes one of your teeth to be knocked out of the socket might traumatize the tooth and the socket too badly for a root canal to be a viable course of treatment. To prevent further complications and infection, Dr. Peter Domagala might advocate a total... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry and Your Smile

Here at Institute of Dental Implants and Periodontics, we know the importance of a healthy and confident smile. That’s why we offer services in cosmetic dentistry.   What is Cosmetic Dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry refers to any procedure that repositions, restores or replaces teeth to improve the appearance of your smile.... Read more »

Periodontal Treatments to Restore Your Healthy Smile

As dental plaque infiltrates below the gum line, the bacteria releases toxins which irritate your gum tissue. Your body then responds to this invasion with inflammation, and then the tissue in the mouth and the bones supporting your teeth begin to break down. As your gums pull back from the... Read more »