How to Stop Your Cravings for Sweets (Just in Time for the Holidays)

We know it’s October, and we don’t really want to talk about it, but the holidays will soon be here. We already know one of the biggest fall favorites is Halloween, coming at the end of this month. Your dentist in Wicker Park knows that this is the time of year when it seems like […]

Make The Connection to Your Oral and Overall Health

As research continues and more scientific advancements happen each year, there is mounting evidence that your oral and overall health are connected. Your dentist in Wicker Park is here to tell you this is 100 percent true. This gives a whole new reasoning to why it’s super important to brush, floss, and see your dental […]

I Lost A Filling! What Do I Do Now?

If there’s one thing your dentist in Wicker Park will tell you after losing a filling, it’s don’t panic. We know that having a dental restoration come loose or fall out can be annoying, and even a bit painful. If you’ve lost a filling, you’re probably trying to figure out what you should do now.

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Vaping and Oral Health

Vaping seems to be almost everywhere nowadays — on TV commercials, print advertisements, and radio spots. Sometimes the ads even claim that vaping is a healthier, safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. But how much of that is true? At our dental office in Wicker Park, we looked into vaping and just how ‘safe’ this […]

Oral Health for Seniors

August 21st is Senior Citizens Day, and there’s no better way for our dental office in Wicker Park to celebrate than by sharing some oral health information for the favorite senior citizens we have in our lives and their families.

The truth is, our oral health needs will vary as we celebrate more birthdays, […]

Summer Foods That Your Smile Will Love

As you’re enjoying the sun this summer and the foods that tend to go along with long summer days and nights, the team at our Wicker Park dental office wants to share a few snack ideas with you that your smile will love.

Top 4 Summer Foods for Your Smile

When choosing what to […]

“What Do I Do If I Have a Dental Emergency?”

Like any type of emergency, a dental emergency can be serious, and you should act quickly. But not all dental emergencies require the same type of treatment. Knowing what to do if you have a dental emergency is key to successful treatment and easing any pain you have. At our dental office in Wicker Park, […]

Your Guide to Becoming a Dental X-Rays Know-it-All

When you visit our Wicker Park dental office for a checkup, there’s a good chance we may need to take some x-rays of your teeth – especially if it’s your first time seeing us. Both you and your dentist will benefit from the valuable imaging that the x-rays have the power to collect. Since dental […]

Calcium and Teeth: 3 Things You Need to Know

We believe in doing everything we can to help you have a healthy smile at our Wicker Park dental office, and that includes helping you decide what nutrients are good for your teeth. Today, we thought we’d focus on calcium because it’s beneficial for strong bones and teeth.

#1: Calcium can help protect your teeth. […]

All About Oral Cancer

This month is Oral Cancer Awareness Month — a month-long dedication to increasing the public’s knowledge of this serious and scary disease. At our dental office in Wicker Park, we’re all about doing whatever we can to help keep our neighbors healthy, so we’re spreading the word about just how serious oral cancer is, how […]

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Monica Urda, DDS
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Chicago, IL 60622
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