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February is American Heart Month

Every year, 600,000 Americans die from heart disease, becoming the number one killer among women and men. Heart disease is known as the “Silent Killer” because of its practically nonexistent symptoms, and many organizations have invested massive research to preventing heart disease. In honor of American Heart Month, we would like to highlight one movement that has made tremendous strides in the fight against heart disease, saving 330 women’s lives every day—National Wear Red Day.... Continue Reading

How to Start off the New Year

Elgin Dentist

How to Start off the New Year with Something to Smile About The commencement of a new year often sparks the desire to make some changes in our lives, and better ourselves. It can include the resolution to stop smoking, enjoy life more fully, lose a few pounds, and spend more time with family and friends. Some of your resolutions will no doubt require greater effort, and self-determination to achieve than others. Whether the goal... Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Smile White for the Holidays | Holiday Survival Guide

You invested your hard earned dime on our teeth whitening services, and now you want to keep it—especially for the holiday season. However, just because your teeth are whiter doesn’t mean it will never turn back to a dingy, dull color. You’ll need to stay away from stained foods and drinks to avoid the spotting in your smile. Some of those staining foods and drinks include: tea sauces sports drinks wine berries soda candy While... Continue Reading

Your Beautiful Crowns Are Designed Right In The Office

Crowns are restorations that dentists in St. Charles and Elgin choose to bring strength and vitality back to your smile. If you have a worn crown or would like to replace a metallic one that is showing at the gum line, Dr. Dean Lodding can astound you with a beautiful porcelain crown! You can turn to any dentist near St. Charles to get your crowns restored and placed. However, many dentists use dental labs to... Continue Reading

Dentist for Geneva—3 Reasons to Consider Laser Therapy

With Dr. Lodding, patients are seeing firsthand that the motto “no pain, no gain” doesn’t have to apply to visits to their dentist for Geneva. High-tech solutions including laser therapy provide virtually pain-free options that can dramatically transform smiles and improve oral health. Consider how laser therapy can take your smile to the next level: 1. Canker & Cold Sores—When utilizing laser therapy, relief is experienced in only 1-2 days as opposed to the week... Continue Reading

High-Tech with your Dentist in Elgin

<img class="size-medium wp-image-665" title="Dentist Elgin " src="http://www.drdeanlodding next" alt="Dentist Elgin " width="300" height="191" />No relics disguised as technology with your dentist in Elgin We always chuckle a little at the technology of yesterday, especially stacking it up against the comfort and convenience of today. Finding your dentist in Elgin stocked with the technological relics of his trade, however, would be no laughing matter. Just like you have upgraded a few times since the typewriter... Continue Reading

Reducing Your Snoring Issues—Your Dentist near Geneva

Enjoying adequate, quality sleep is an integral part of feeling healthy and rejuvenated. Yet, snoring can impede good health. Thankfully, your dentist near Geneva has the knowledge and experience to help ensure that your nighttime rest is a positive experience. Snoring negatively affects the sleep quality of both the actual snorer and those around him or her. Consistently missing valuable rest is dangerous and is a risk factor for hypertension, heart disease and stroke. At Smile... Continue Reading

Learn More About Our Business, Our Staff, And Our Beliefs

Have you taken time to learn more about our business, our staff, and our beliefs? Before you set up an appointment with us, why not spend some time learning more about us? We're happy to provide a number of YouTube videos that will help you learn more what we're all about. Take some time to watch some of our videos now. Now that you know more about us, take some time to set up an... Continue Reading

Modern Crowns Are Artful Tooth Restorations

When considering necessary restorations, think about Elgin dental work including crowns by Dr. Lodding. Crowns are a type of dental restoration which, when cemented into place, fully cup over the portion of a tooth which lies at and above the gumline. Crowns encase the entire visible aspect of a tooth. A crown, in effect, becomes the new outer surface in your smile. Update any idea you may have about outdated materials for crowns. Modern crowns... Continue Reading

Visit Us For A Comfortable Experience

We know how important it is for our patients to feel comfortable when they visit us. That's why our office has been designed with the comforts and care we know our patients deserve and want. From the moment you walk in the door, you will be treated with the utmost respect. You will begin to develop a professional relationship with our staff. The technology and amenities we have available will not only impress you, but... Continue Reading