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April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on April 16th, 2018 by Dr. Rajul Patel

Have you heard of oral cancer? The awareness of oral cancer is relatively low despite nearly 50,000 people being annually diagnosed in the United States. Broken into even more startling terms, approximately 132 new people are diagnosed with oral cancer every day and one person every hour of every day dies from oral cancer. These […]

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Debunking Dental Health Myths

Posted on March 26th, 2018 by Dr. Rajul Patel

Don’t underestimate the connection between oral health and overall health. Your mouth’s health can greatly impact how the rest of your body feels. Think of your mouth as a window to the rest of your health. Our dentists near the Chicago Loop and Blooomingdale wanted to debunk some common myths about oral health so you […]

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Gum Disease & How to Treat It

Posted on March 14th, 2018 by Dr. Rajul Patel

Chronic gum disease, also known as periodontitis, affects nearly 50 percent of adults over the age of 30 in the United States. Our dedicated dentists near downtown Chicago and Bloomingdale want to ensure that none of our patients are part of that statistic. Here’s some key points about gum disease and what you can do […]

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Coffee & Tea: How Bad Are They for Your Teeth?

Posted on February 27th, 2018 by Dr. Rajul Patel

We get it—it’s impossible to go through your day without stopping at your local coffee shop for that routine caffeine fix. Or maybe you have an afternoon cup of hot tea that helps power you through the rest of your busy afternoon at work. As dentists in downtown Chicago and Bloomingdale, we know the appeal […]

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Oral Health For Kids

Posted on February 15th, 2018 by Dr. Rajul Patel

Baby teeth are often dismissed as unimportant since kids lose them to make room for adult teeth. It’s incredibly important that baby teeth are taken care of just as adult teeth are. Good oral hygiene early in life sets the stage for oral health down the road. Getting kids in the habit of brushing & […]

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New Year, Healthier Mouth

Posted on January 29th, 2018 by Dr. Rajul Patel

Are you having trouble coming up with a new year’s resolution? Instead of creating a huge list of impossible feats, why not choose to do a few things that are not only more attainable but also help you stay healthy? 2018 is the year to improve your oral health! Here are a few things you […]

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Getting Over The Flu

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 by Dr. Rajul Patel

It’s peak flu season in Illinois, and Pure Dental Spa wants to remind our patients to pay attention to your oral health when you’re sick! Caring for your mouth when you’re sick is especially important because the flu virus is transmitted easily through your mouth. Below are some of the ways to keep your oral […]

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Holiday Oral Hygiene

Posted on December 20th, 2017 by Dr. Rajul Patel

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For many people across Chicago, the holidays are a time for getting together with friends and family, giving gifts, and eating lots of delicious food! A lot of the food that comes with the holidays may taste great, but it can do some serious damage to your […]

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Dental Insurance Benefits

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by Dr. Rajul Patel

It’s that time of year! Once again, you are due for an end-of-year dental appointment with Pure Dental Spa! Why is now the perfect time to squeeze in a reservation with us? Dental insurance, flex and healthcare spending accounts typically don’t roll over to the next calendar year. If you don’t use your benefits, you’ll […]

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Maintenance for Braces

Posted on October 24th, 2017 by Dr. Rajul Patel

If you’ve made the decision to get braces, congratulations! But now it’s essential to be meticulous with the care and cleaning of your braces to ensure that your treatment progresses smoothly. Taking good care of your braces can also help prevent damage to the braces themselves and the teeth underneath while making them more comfortable […]

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