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15 November 2021
Get the smile you want with SureSmile® Clear Aligners

Get $250 back for your SureSmile® Aligners To make your journey to a better smile more accessible and afforable, we participate in SureSmile®'s rebate program.   Before the end of 2021, you can receive a $250 rebate for your SureSmile® clear aligners! This is paid directly back to you in the form of a SureSmile® Reward Visa® Prepaid […]

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21 October 2021
Professional teeth whitening vs. over the counter kits

Professional teeth whitening may seem like an unnecessary expense. These days, over the counter kits have advanced in technology and they may seem like a great way to get a white smile fast and without breaking the bank. There are lots of over the counter options available now, from gel strips to whitening rinses to […]

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29 September 2021
3 Reasons why we believe you shouldn't be afraid of a root canal

Root canals are a treatment we offer at the Meyer Dental Group which repairs and helps to save a badly infected or decayed tooth. We perform root canal when a tooth’s nerve has been damaged or is infected. Both the pulp and the nerve are removed, the cavity is cleaned and filled and sometimes we […]

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30 August 2021
What are the signs of oral cancer screening?

Gum tissue abnormalities, like swollen gums, can be a sign of many different issues. Something that a lot of people don’t know is that abnormalities, like swelling, could be a sign of a much more serious condition: oral cancer. You could be experiencing irritation from a piece of popcorn that’s stuck in your gum pocket. […]

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26 July 2021
Are dentures right for me? You might consider our Fountain of Youth Dentures...

I've actually found the Fountain of Youth. Finding the right set of dentures can be a challenging process. You may have had previously poor experiences with ill-fitting, uncomfortable and unstable dentures that become more of a hindrance to your life than a benefit. To add an extra layer of frustration, the cost of dentures in Chicago can be incredibly […]

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23 June 2021
What are the warning signs of sleep apnea?

Hubby keeps you awake at night? Sleep Apnea Mount Prospect What are the warning signs of sleep apnea? Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a sleep breathing disorder caused by airway obstruction, when a person stops breathing while they sleep. The tissues in the throat collapse, narrowing the airway, despite one's efforts to breathe. Apnea is defined […]

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18 May 2021
Get the smile you want with Invisalign® treatment!

Have you looked in the mirror for many years and wished you had straight teeth and a better smile? Are you envious when you see people on television with perfect teeth? Do you feel self-conscious when you smile and you’re finally ready to do something about it? There are many dentists and orthodontists in your […]

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18 April 2021
We believe… you should protect what you have while doing what you love

Sports guards are mandatory in many high contact sports. Most mouth injuries occur when children between the age of 7 and 14 are playing casual sports or doing activities like riding a bike or a skateboard. Broken or lost teeth are the most common type of mouth injuries. Though jaw bone fractures and dislocations can […]

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15 March 2021
We believe… our custom fitted orthotics will really help to heal your jaw

our custom fitted orthotics will really help to heal your jaw Has your treatment for pain so far been in vain? While many pains can be identified easily and treated, there are a number of seemingly unrelated pains and symptoms which are caused by a disorder of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This joint, or more […]

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22 February 2021
We believe…our snoring devices can improve your sleep – and your relationship!

People often joke about snoring, but it’s no fun for the snorers and even less fun for anyone who has to sleep within earshot of them. Snoring excessively can impact the quality of your sleep and eventually cause deterioration in your health if left to continue. Snoring, in fact, is a wake-up call to alert […]

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28 January 2021
We believe…there are comfortable alternatives for CPAP users

Have you been using CPAP on a regular basis to help with a sleeping problem? Do you find it uncomfortable and are wondering whether there are any other effective alternatives? While CPAP is a very effective apparatus for anyone who has had trouble sleeping regularly, especially for someone who has been diagnosed with a more […]

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24 December 2020
We believe…physical pain can impact negatively on those near and dear to you

Chronic pain can be unbearable and it is not always easy to diagnose. Many people come to us at the Meyer Dental Group with symptoms of TMJ disorder – a malfunction of the temporomandibular joint – the main jaw joint. They have found that their pains and other symptoms experienced may not have been accurately […]

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20 November 2020
We believe… TMJ disorder can cause unwanted neck pain

There are all sorts of reasons why you get muscle pain. It could happen when lifting something or overexertion during work or sports but some pains just don’t seem to go away. It may be hard to work out why they keep going on and on. Typically muscle pain can be related to a nerve […]

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14 October 2020
We believe…TMJ related ear pain has a dental solution

Is something ringing in your ears? Sometimes there are circumstances when your own doctor can’t quite work out what is wrong. If you have been experiencing a ringing in your ears accompanied by ear pain and haven’t been able to have it diagnosed or treated satisfactorily yet, it may have a dental solution. If the […]

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9 September 2020
We believe…we may have an answer to unexplained jaw pain, clicking, and popping

Jaw pain can be tolerated for a short while but if it continues to bother you or is accompanied by other pains or annoying jaw clicking and popping sensations, it may be time to find out what is really causing the symptoms you experience. There may be a perfectly obvious answer to all those uncomfortable […]

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15 August 2020
We believe…unexplained headaches and migraines could be related to your jaw and teeth

Most headaches tend to be temporary and can be treated with a mild painkiller such as Aspirin. If a headache or migraine doesn’t go away and it is not related to an ongoing health concern like a cold or the flu, it should be a concern. Your own doctor may be able to diagnose why […]

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30 July 2020
We believe… that a full mouth reconstruction will put a smile back on your face

Is a full mouth reconstruction what your jaw needs? If you have severe problems that have developed with regard to your jaw joints – more correctly called the temporomandibular joints or TMJs, we may advise that you have a full mouth reconstruction. This is only suggested when your jaw, neck, face or back pain is […]

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22 June 2020
We believe… dental veneers can help improve your self esteem

Dental veneers can help bring back your self esteem and boost your confidence. If you think your smile needs a boost because your teeth don’t look quite right, we believe we have the right solution for you and that is fitting dental veneers. You may have damaged your teeth at some time or you may […]

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18 May 2020
4 Things you should know about dental sedation

If you are hesitant about visiting the dentist, you are not alone! At Meyer Dental Group, we see many patients who require additional support to reduce anxiety and pain during an appointment or procedure. Here are four things to know about sedation dentistry in Des Plaines, IL: 1. It Can Improve Pain Management and Help […]

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14 April 2020
What can a dental crown do for you?

A dental crown is a “cap” that is fixed into place over a tooth that has lost its full use. It restores not only its appearance but its size, shape and strength too. The crown fully encases the visible part of a tooth up to the gum line. It offers protection to a weak tooth; […]

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11 March 2020
We believe… good oral health can help you live longer

Dental hygiene is the practice of maintaining your mouth in a clean and healthy condition by using correct, regular brushing and flossing techniques. By doing this, you can prevent dangerous unsightly plaque from forming on your teeth. Plaque is a sticky layer of bacteria that develops on the teeth’s hard surfaces that can progress to […]

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10 February 2020
3 affordable ways to improve your smile

3 affordable ways to improve your smile Have you looked at your teeth lately and thought they looked duller, darker or deeply stained? Are there a few visible chips and cracks? Do you have more than a few metal fillings that you wish blended in with your teeth a little better? These are all very […]

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9 January 2020
Are you suffering with facial pain?

People who suffer from facial pain might not be clear on what is causing it as there are several possible sources. It is important to recognize and treat causes of facial pain that are related to tooth decay, injury to the head, neck or jaw, or misaligned bites and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain. Another source […]

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8 December 2019
Seniors with Missing Teeth: Solutions and How it Impacts Their Overall Health

As we get older, our bodies aren’t as strong as they used to be. It isn’t uncommon to receive diagnoses of osteoporosis, heart disease, arthritis, or even experience tooth loss. Some people assume that a missing tooth or two is common, something that we’ll all have to deal with eventually. A few people even believe […]

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23 November 2019
Are dental implants right for me?

The best solution for missing teeth: Dental Implants. Let's find out if dental implants are the right solution for you! There are numerous reasons why a smile may have a missing tooth or teeth. Tooth loss can occur as a result of an accident, gum disease, overcrowding, or genetics. When your smile is missing teeth, you […]

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