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Apr 12

One of the best ways to maintain good oral health is to follow a good oral hygiene routine. This includes daily brushing and flossing at home and scheduling routine dental cleanings. Home oral care isn’t enough to keep your teeth free from plaque and tartar, as there are areas in your mouth where your toothbrush […]

Apr 20

Dental cleaning (medically known as prophylaxis) is an important part of oral health. It helps remove plaque and tartar from your teeth and prevent tooth decay and gum disease. With the team at Eastland Dental Center of Bloomington, Illinois, patients can obtain cleanings with our dental hygienists to ensure they protect their […]

May 25

Sure, you brush your teeth and floss every day, but that is only part of the equation for maintaining your oral health. It would be best if you also had regular dental cleanings. Not only will this remove tartar and build up, but it will also allow your dentist to evaluate the health of your […]

Oct 28

Everyone knows the dentist can protect your oral health, but an issue with your teeth can impact your whole body. Minor problems like difficulty chewing can cause indigestion, while major problems like periodontal disease can cause infections that spread through other parts of your body. If you’re searching for “teeth cleaning services near me,” Drs. Mike and […]

Nov 13

Many patients in the Bloomington, IL area might wonder about the purpose of dental cleanings. They may brush and floss their teeth after every meal and wonder if dental cleanings and routine examinations are truly necessary. They are! With regular visits to the dentist, patients can have their teeth cleaned thoroughly and enjoy the benefits […]

Sep 03

At Eastland Dental Center, Bloomington, IL area patients can enjoy a wide selection of dental services to improve oral health. This includes preventative services including teeth cleanings, oral cancer screenings, and examinations. Why is preventative dental care important? Many patients think of visiting their dentist only when they have an issue such as an injury […]

Aug 16

When patients in the Bloomington, IL area are interested in preventive services at the dentist, the first thing they think of is an examination. But another important part of these visits every six months is the cleaning. Regular teeth cleanings and exams help maintain the health of the smile over the course of time. These […]

Aug 09

Cleaning our teeth is something we all do every day, hopefully twice a day. We have been taught since childhood that brushing and flossing are essential practices for healthy teeth and gums, and this remains true throughout our lives. At Eastland Dental Center, we understand that keeping the oral cavity healthy has a positive impact […]

Aug 09

Many people feel some degree of nervousness about the health of their teeth and gums. Even so, it can be challenging to maintain adequate oral hygiene. Life is busy, and caring for our teeth and gums with daily brushing and flossing often tends to be performed absentmindedly. When your goal is to keep teeth and […]

Aug 09

Everyone is familiar with the expression that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The person who said this first could have been describing the importance of good oral hygiene and routine dental checkups. Brushing at least twice a day and flossing daily is essential to keeping your teeth and gums healthy […]

Aug 09

Drs. Mike and Marisa Milligan of Eastland Dental Center are well aware of the importance of a good teeth cleaning. Bloomington area residents can visit his practice and receive a professional teeth cleaning and examination when necessary to help maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. While brushing and flossing your teeth every day is beneficial, there […]

Aug 09

It is highly recommended that you visit your dentist twice a year for a cleaning and thorough examination. This gives your dentist the opportunity to catch changes in the health of your mouth before they result in serious problems. It also provides the hygienist the chance to clean your teeth properly and evaluate how well […]