Oral Hygiene – What How And Why

Oral hygiene Gurnee ILOral Hygiene … Okay we all know what oral means and the definition of hygiene is “conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness”. Therefore it means taking care of your mouth and teeth. All dentists and Orthodontists like those at Honey Orthodontics recommend being attentive to your teeth and your overall oral health.

Oral hygiene and good oral health knows no age limits. From infants to seniors oral hygiene is important to your whole health picture. Read more on Oral Hygiene – What How And Why…

Dental Abscess – How And Why

Dental Abscess Gurnee ILA dental abscess, or tooth abscess, is an accumulation of pus that forms inside the teeth or gums. The abscess typically originates from a bacterial infection, often one that has accumulated in the soft pulp of the tooth.

Bacteria exist in plaque, a by-product of food, saliva and bacteria in the mouth which sticks to the teeth and damages them, as well as the gums. If the plaque is not removed by regular and proper tooth brushing and flossing the bacteria may spread within the soft tissue inside the tooth or gums, eventually resulting in an abscess. Read more on Dental Abscess – How And Why…

Teeth Are Not A Tool – Ask Jimmy Fallon

Protect your teeth Gurnee ILCare for your teeth! Have you ever been frustrated opening a bottle, container, prying open a lid, or ripping open a package with your hands? Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC-TV’s popular “Tonight Show” tried prying open a tube of scar tissue repair gel with disastrous results.

For the 40 year old comedian, what happened next wasn’t funny: when trying to open the gel, Fallon chipped his front tooth, on top of another medical problem, a serious finger injury he suffered a few weeks resulting in trying to open the scar cream. Moral of the Story… Always use the right tool for the job… and your teeth are never the right tool! . Read more on Teeth Are Not A Tool – Ask Jimmy Fallon…

Snowman Seek & Find Contest


Our latest online patient contest has begun! A group of snowmen has been hidden throughout the Honey Orthodontics website. We welcome our patients to navigate to each page and keep track of the number of snowmen they find.

You could win a $50 Target gift card! Visit our contest page for more information and to enter the contest, but hurry – contest ends March 23rd. Good Luck!