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Dental Emergency During Holiday Season

No visit to the emergency room is convenient. Emergencies during holidays are worse because most dentists are likely to be on holiday too. A report by the American Dental Association (ADA) shows 69.5% of dental emergency visits happen outside business hours. The...

Get The Perfect Holiday Smile

American Dental Association (ADA) has found that 1 in 4 people avoid smiling owing to their oral imperfections. Even more surprisingly, these negative emotions are likely to increase over the holidays. We're approaching a season of events from family gatherings to...

Use Your Dental Benefits Before End Of Year

So what should you do since the year is almost up, and you still have some of your dental benefits left? Did you know that your benefits don’t roll over? Once it’s the end of the calendar year, your annual benefits disappear for good (whether you’ve used them or not)....

Three Reasons Invisalign is Right For You

For a long time, braces were the preferred method of preventing or reversing crooked teeth. Although they still work, they present various challenges to dental patients. These include pain during installation, temporary speech defects and discomfort when eating solid...

Benefits of Fluoride Treatments

Fluoride is one of the most active ingredients in toothpaste. Every day, your teeth lose some minerals through a process known as demineralization. As your Peoria dentist will tell you, too much demineralization leads to tooth decay. Fluoride helps reverse such...

Do I Need a Night Guard?

Do you regularly wake up with headaches, a sore jaw or toothache? You might need to visit Dental Ben’s, Peoria’s premier cosmetic dentist, for a detailed evaluation. Such discomforts could mean you suffer from bruxism, or teeth grinding. This happens when you grind,...

What is Root Canal Therapy?

Contrary to popular belief, root canal therapy is not painful. Teeth consist of crowns which are visible above the gum, and roots which attach them to the jawbone. Inside the tooth is the pulp, which is a mass of connective tissue. If you start feeling pain when...

Dental Ben’s Now Offers BENefits

Nothing can compare the beautiful smiles our loyal clients receive at Dental Ben’s. And, we’ve found a way to make those smiles even brighter! As you know, Dr. Cooperman is on a never-ending quest to maintain his position as number 1 Peoria dentist. He has firmly...