Diabetes & Your Teeth

It may seem strange to hear your dentist in Wicker Park talk about a disease that doesn’t seem to affect your oral health. But the truth is, many diseases, including diabetes, can negatively affect your teeth. In fact, diabetes can increase the likelihood of gum disease, dry mouth, and other oral health problems. For this […]

The Top 3 Reasons Not to Be Afraid of Your Dentist

Spookiness is in the air this month as we move closer to all things Halloween. But there’s one place you should never be shivering and quivering to visit, and that’s seeing your dentist in Wicker Park.

Sure, going to the dentist isn’t always rainbows and unicorns, but it’s certainly not the “FrightFest” our brains […]

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 […]

Top Questions About Dental Care

At our dental office in Wicker Park, we believe in not only caring for our patients’ smiles but also educating them on all things related to dentistry. We’re often asked questions by either our patients or their families, and we always welcome them! Today we’d like to answer some of the questions we hear most […]

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 […]

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 […]

It’s National Dental Hygiene Month at Your Wicker Park Dental Office

The month of October seems to kick off the beginning of the holiday season, and at our dental office in Wicker Park, we have one more reason to celebrate! Every October the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) sponsors National Dental Hygiene Month to recognize the hard work and dedication of dental hygienists all around America. […]

Bad Breath Remedies

At our dental office in Wicker Park, we understand how having bad breath can affect our patients’ lives. We’re commonly asked what causes bad breath in the first place, and more importantly, how to make it go away. In this week’s blog we cover a few helpful bad breath remedies that can help freshen breath […]

Eat Whole Grains for a Healthy Smile

September is recognized as Whole Grains Month and is a 30-day celebration for all things grainy. These whole grains are beneficial for heart health, overall health, and may even boost oral health too. In this blog, our Wicker Park dental office covers some quick facts about whole grains and how it relates to good oral […]

The Do’s & Don’ts to Getting a White Smile

As we near Labor Day, many people will begin packing away their white clothes until next year. After all, wearing white after Labor Day is typically considered a fashion faux pas. However, at our dental office in Wicker Park, we believe that a white smile never goes out style, and you should be proud to […]

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Monica Urda, DDS
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Chicago, IL 60622
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