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 […]

Why Do I Grind My Teeth?

Did you ever wake up in the morning and notice that your face and jaw are sore? Do you get up in the mornings with unexplainable headaches? Our dental office in Wicker Park wants to know if you’ve ever considered that your pain and discomfort could be caused by teeth grinding or bruxism. Read on […]

Change Your Diet. Improve Your Smile. Celebrate National Nutrition Month!

In honor of National Nutrition Month, we thought now is the perfect time to talk a little about the changes you can make to your diet that can help to improve not only your oral health but your overall health too. At our dental office in Wicker Park, we always recommend that patients work with […]

4 Ways to Help Bad Breath

Halitosis, or more commonly referred to as bad breath, can happen to anyone. It can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. But what’s more concerning for the team at our dental office in Wicker Park is that bad breath can be a sign of something more serious. Let’s take a look at what causes bad breath and […]

How to Ease Toothache Pain

Can you believe that there’s actually a day dedicated to toothaches? It’s true! February 9th is recognized as National Toothache Day, and in honor of this ‘holiday,’ the team at our dental office in Wicker Park is here to celebrate by giving you advice on how to ease toothache pain.

What Causes a Toothache? […]

What Happens if You Don’t Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth are often a topic of concern for many patients, and we get asked a lot of questions about these sometimes pesky teeth. How do you know if you need to have your wisdom teeth removed? What happens if you don’t extract wisdom teeth? Does the procedure hurt? We understand that wisdom teeth can […]

5 Resolutions You Should Make for a Healthier Mouth

As we prepare to enter the new year, people all over the world are making resolutions to get healthier. Whether that means going to the gym more often or eating healthier, the team at our Wicker Park dental office wants to get involved by helping you set realistic resolutions. Here are five things you can […]

Another Option Besides a Tooth Extraction

So you’ve been told you need to have a tooth extracted. Going through this treatment may even sound appealing if you’ve been suffering from tooth pain. But the team at our dental office in Wicker Park wants you to know that you may have another option available.

Consider a Root Canal

A tooth extraction […]

5 Surprising Things That Destroy Teeth

By now we all know that things such as sugar and smoking can really damage teeth and oral health. But there are several other things out there that are also bad for your smile… some that may even surprise you. Join our dental office in Wicker Park as we cover some of the most surprising […]

Quit Smoking for Better Oral Health

The American Cancer Society sponsors an event every November to raise awareness for all the health problems associated with smoking and provide tips and tools on how to quit the habit. This year, the Great American Smokeout will fall on November 15, and our dental office in Wicker Park wants to do our part to […]

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Monica Urda, DDS
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Chicago, IL 60622
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