Why is flossing so important?

It is important to floss your teeth every day to keep your mouth healthy. While you know that brushing your teeth at least twice a day is important, but what about flossing? It’s just as important and that doesn’t mean only a couple days a year right before your next dental appointment. Here are a … Read more

Three Ways to Enhance the Appearance of Your Teeth

As a dentist, there are different options we can offer you to get the beautiful, sparkly smile that you’ve been looking for. Cosmetic dentistry has proven to be an important aspect to the dental profession in helping to make your mouth gorgeous. Some dental procedures that can help improve the appearance of your smile include … Read more

Dentistry for Kids

Hello and welcome to the latest blog post installment! The topic today is on pediatric/children’s dentistry. I cannot begin to explain the variety of questions I receive on this topic. Most are very well informed questions, and some, frankly, are quite off the wall. Yet, at the end of the day, they all come from … Read more

Charcoal Teeth Whitening

Charcoal Teeth Whitening     I, like many of you, have seen the advertisements floating around on Google and Facebook promoting this new craze in teeth whitening. The number of videos circulating with people smearing black smudge all over their teeth and then revealing a dazzling pearly white smile seem to be everywhere. So, what … Read more

Dental Implants

Elgin Dental Care

       What are dental implants and are they a good choice for me? Bryan R Blazer Karr and Blazer Dental Your Dentists in Elgin, IL and the Fox Valley   Dental implants are just one of many tooth replacement options available to a patient that may be missing one tooth, many teeth, or … Read more

The Gum and Body Connection

Everyone remembers learning the song as a child teaching us how the body comes together. “The leg bone is connected to the knee bone, etc.” Yet, you may be asking yourself, what on earth does this have to do with dentistry? It has quite a bit to do with dentistry and more specifically, gum disease. … Read more