Stephanie Skopek

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Thanksgiving in North America

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read More

Weighing the Facts about DIY Scaling

The dental section of your local drugstore or favorite online site offers more dental tools for home care than ever before. Little angled mirrors. Tongue scrapers. Gum stimulators. Interproximal brushes. Read More

Is there really a link between my mouth and heart?

Yes, indeed! While brushing, flossing, and regular visits to Stephanie Skopek are all key to maintaining a healthy smile and mouth, the doctor and our team want you to know Read More

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read More

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read More

When should I floss during the day?

A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at Stephanie Skopek maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit to our Barrington, Read More

What’s an intraoral camera?

One of the greatest features our team at Stephanie Skopek offers is the ability to see first-hand how we can help our patients. While X-rays help us detect any problems Read More

Year-End Insurance Reminder

the doctor, as well as our team at Stephanie Skopek, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the year Read More

A Family Dentist That Serves All Ages

When you have a large family, ensuring that each member gets proper dental care each year can be complicated and time-consuming. The best thing to do is choose one dentist Read More

How Your Dentist Can Treat TMJ Issues

Are you dealing with a TMJ disorder? Find out how to alleviate your discomfort. Everything from dental misalignments to trauma to stress can lead someone to struggle with an uncomfortable and Read More

Fluoride

Fluorine, in the form of a fluoride ion is a naturally occurring element (number 9 in the periodic table) on Earth that is released from rocks, soil, water and air. Read More

Acid Attacks

Do you brush your teeth before or after your morning coffee/tea? BEFORE!  Surprised? Coffee and tea are acidic beverages which can destabilize the protective enamel coating on your teeth so if you Read More

Activated Charcoal - Why you should ditch this trend in 2022

What You Don’t Know About Activated Charcoal… and Why You Should Ditch the Trend in 2022 Charcoal is manufactured from coal, wood, and other substances. It becomes ‘activated’ when you combine this Read More

Your Child's First Visit to the Dentist

Most parents don’t realize that your child’s first visit to the dentist should be within 6 months of their first tooth coming in or at one year of age at Read More

Stained Grooves

Before a permanent tooth erupts into the mouth, it starts out as a number of lobes that join together leaving a series of grooves and pits on what becomes the Read More

Preventing Dental Decay with Sealants

Before a permanent tooth erupts into the mouth, it starts out as a number of lobes that join together leaving a series of grooves and pits on what becomes the Read More

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