Celebrate Healthy Teeth and Gums With Healthy Foods and Drinks

Upcoming holidays are around the corner, and you’re probably already thinking of all the foodie goodness coming your way. November is Good Nutrition Month, so you might want to consider adding healthy options to your meals to maintain good oral and general health and wellbeing. The goal of our dental practice is to help you keep your teeth healthy, strong... read more »

Dental Sealants

Do adults need dental sealants?

At Sheffield Square Dental, we always recommend any preventive services that our patients may need. Most offices do not provide this treatment as it typically is not covered by insurance after a certain age. We feel like this is not letting our patients know all of their options! Sealants are great for anyone at any age who has deep groves... read more »

veneer before and after

Porcleain Veneers to Correct Smile

At Sheffield Square Dental, Dr. Tokowitz sees several patients who come in for cosmetic dentistry. One of our cases from this years shows you a simple fix that helped our patient get the smile of her dreams before her wedding! Visit #1: The consultation. We discuss your options, how many teeth we would need to give you the outcome you... read more »

Why Do I Need an Onlay Instead of a Filling?

We get this question from a lot of our patients! There are patients that come in for an exam with Dr. Tokowitz who have huge silver fillings that were done over 10 years ago. In most cases, these fillings are cracked, and the margins where the filling meets the tooth have a small gap in-between where bacteria and decay are... read more »

October is National Dental Hygiene Month: Brushing, Flossing and More!

Happy October, everyone! It’s one of the spookiest seasons of the year, and one of the scariest things we can think of is having problems with our teeth and gums. Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, we want to promote a healthy mouth for everyone by acknowledging the importance of your daily hygiene efforts. Healthy teeth and gums are... read more »

Dental Implants in Chicago

It is no secret to modern dentistry that implants are the best tooth replacement option. At Sheffield Square Dental, we take the guess work out of dental implant placement with the latest and greatest technology. Prior to 3-D scans and implant guides, usually an oral surgeon would place implants based on two dimensional x-rays and do free hand placement. Most... read more »

It’s National Gum Care Month!

September brings the month of National Gum Care, a time to raise awareness for healthy gums everywhere. No matter your age, you should always be striving for great oral care, and this doesn’t just mean your teeth. Your gums are just as important when it comes to maintaining a great smile. As new research develops, we see a rise in... read more »

How Do Dental Checkups Impact Your Oral Health?

We learn at a young age that brushing and flossing are vital to keeping your smile healthy. We need to continue these daily habits in our ongoing quest to maintain healthy smiles for strong teeth and gums. Seeing your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups at least twice a year is another habit you should incorporate. Together with our... read more »

A Dental Crown Can Beautifully Restore Your Tooth

If you have recently learned that you have a badly broken, damaged, or infected tooth, our dentist may recommend having a dental crown placed. A crown or tooth-shaped “cap” is a fixed prosthetic cemented onto a tooth to restore its appearance, form and function as well as strengthen the tooth. Dental crowns cover a tooth’s entire surface, and when treatment... read more »

What Happens When I Forget to Floss?

Our team strongly encourages everyone to floss daily, but do you ever wonder why? Well, flossing is vital for top-notch oral health and smiles. It can help you and your oral health in more ways than you might realize. This means that if you forget to floss, your smile can also suffer. Forgetting to floss can: – Leave your smile... read more »