The Basics: Sleep Apnea

If you feel like you haven't been getting enough sleep you might be dealing with a disorder known as sleep apnea. If you suffer from sleep apnea you will experience disrupted sleep and may even wake up during the night because of interrupted breathing patterns. Sleep apnea needs to be... Read more »

An Overview of Complete and Partial Dentures

It’s possible to enjoy a full and beautiful smile at every age, whether or not you have natural teeth. Our team at Oak Park Dental is committed to making beautiful smiles possible with denture placement. We are pleased to offer two different types of dentures to meet your smile needs... Read more »

Sugar Spoils Your Dental Health

You probably get lectured about this at least once a year around Halloween. The idea isn't anything new. Too much sugar is a bad thing, especially when it comes to dental health. But what you may not realize is that we are not just talking about candy. Have you ever... Read more »

Got Questions About Dental Veneers? Here Are Your Answers

If you have questions about dental veneers, you’re not alone. Many people also have questions about dental veneers, which leads to commonly asked questions. To help you know more about the treatment and to help you find the answers you need, our dentists, Drs. Castle, McGee and Ferro are happy... Read more »

What a Dental Implant Can Do for Your Smile

What are dental implants? A dental implant may be recommended for an individual who has lost a tooth. A dental implant is made up of a titanium implant post, an abutment and a dental restoration. The dental implant post is surgically placed into the jaw. As the jawbone heals, it... Read more »

Oral Health Care Advantages: Sedation Dentistry

  Oral health care often depends on receiving the necessary pretreatments to allow procedures to be done as planned. This includes receiving any sedation that may be required to help calm and relax patients and allow them to receive dental work without the fear of pain. Numerous different types of... Read more »

Smile Tips for Athletes

As an athlete, you need to take good care of your smile. This is very important because, little did you know, your teeth and gums can be in grave danger while you practice and play, especially if you play high-contact sports. So, it’s important to keep your smile in tip-top... Read more »

Why Your Dentist Might Recommend Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a great treatment if you’re interested in improving the appearance of an unattractive tooth. It involves your dentists, Drs. Harry Castle, McGee, Ferro, Lamb, Tran, Duhon, and Dr. Swedlow, covering your tooth with dental resin. Then, he will shape the resin and then harden it. This can... Read more »

Gum Disease: Signs & Risk Factors to Watch For

Gum disease attacks the gums and bone structures that support and surround the teeth. If left untreated, this disease can cause the loss of healthy jawbone structure and even tooth loss. Signs of Gum Disease Gum disease can be reversed and treated more easily if it is caught in its... Read more »

Take the Pain Out of Your Canker Sore With These Easy Remedies

If you are dealing with a canker sore and feel as though it is never going to fade away, but causing significant pain and discomfort forever, Dr. Harry Castle suggests you try a few simple remedies treatments to bring relief while your canker sore heals. At-Home Remedies   Apply ice... Read more »