Dental Anesthesia: What is Laughing Gas?

The typical dental check-up doesn't usually require anesthesia, but not every visit runs smoothly for all people. A more intense procedure may necessitate sedation, not only to help dull the pain but to calm a nervous patient.   Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is the safest method of... Read more »

Your Children and Oral Hygiene Basics

Children don’t come with training manuals. Thankfully, our team here at Sheffield Square Dental Care in Chicago, Illinois, is happy to help you guide your children’s oral health and hygiene habits. As soon as your child gets their first tooth, you’ll want to get a baby toothbrush and clean it... Read more »

Dental Bonding 101

Do you have a chipped, fractured, discolored, or decaying tooth? One of the best cosmetic treatments you can get is a dental bonding to repair it! This easy procedure repairs your damaged tooth by simply placing tooth-colored composite resin in the needed area. It’s not only of the simplest, it’s... Read more »

Get a Picture Day Smile!

An important characteristic of a great school picture is a stunning grin. You are more likely to give the photographer a big smile when you know your teeth are looking great. To help you have a top-notch smile for picture day, Dr. Eliot Tokowitz and our dental professionals have some... Read more »

Fluoride Supplements and Treatments

Your teeth need fluoride regularly. This is because fluoride strengthens and nourishes the teeth and helps them fight dental issues, like tooth decay and enamel erosion. Without fluoride, your smile can be vulnerable and weak. At this point, it’s best to use fluoride supplements and treatments. Fluoride supplements are generally... Read more »

Whiten Your Smile with Philips® Zoom Whitespeed®

With yellowed, dull, or stained teeth, it’s difficult to be confident with your smile. Did you know you can fix your smile with Philips® Zoom WhiteSpeed®? This easy to use and innovative treatment can whiten your teeth up to 8 shades here at our office in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Eliot... Read more »

Letting Nitrous Oxide Ease Your Mind

Do you have anxiety when visiting the dentist or get nervous at even the thought of sitting in a dentist’s chair? Worry no more with nitrous oxide! More commonly known as “laughing gas,” this is a favorable option in dentist offices to make patients feel more comfortable and at ease... Read more »

Restoration with a Root Canal

Root canals are a vital treatment if the root or pulp has become infected from either a cavity or injury. Many myths circle around the idea of root canals being very painful, that you should just get a full tooth replacement, or they can cause you to get sick. These... Read more »

Dental Emergency?

Do you have a cracked, knocked out, or broken tooth? Depending on the type of damage, you need to come into our dental office immediately for emergency dental care. Many causes of mouth injuries are the result of eating too hard of foods, falling, related to a sports injury, or... Read more »

Fighting Against Dental Erosion

When you are in the fight against dental erosion, it is important to limit the number of harmful acids that come into contact with your teeth and gums. For more information about acidity and its effects on dental erosion, consider the following facts. To compete against dental erosion: - Limit... Read more »