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Peter Monaghan, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Peter Monaghan is a Dentist practicing in Evanston, IL. Dr. Monaghan specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Peter Monaghan, DDS
  • Evanston, IL
  • Accepting new patients

Can braces cause injury?

Usually there is no or minor damage during fitting. However, they may have to adjust the teeth for the brackets to fit your teeth well. This is also minor as well. Most importantly READ MORE
Usually there is no or minor damage during fitting. However, they may have to adjust the teeth for the brackets to fit your teeth well. This is also minor as well. Most importantly you must brush, floss exceptionally and keep your teeth well. I told you this twice. Remember that!

My daughter's braces are too tight. Is there anything I can do?

This is normal. The teeth will relax and then they will tighten again. This is how braces work. You must have supreme care of your teeth. Every day, every night.

Is a baking soda rinse safe for my teeth?

Yes. However toothpaste is best. Colgate total is the best on the market today.

Do teeth get affected during pregnancy?

You must brush and floss twice a day exquisitely or you will have some topical damage or more if you don't do it frequently.

I'm terrified about having my wisdom teeth pulled! Can I request general anesthesia?

Yes you can. The oral surgeon will give you the anesthesia. They are well versed in doing that.

My dentist told me I need a bridge. What is the process of getting a bridge?

The two teeth on either sides will be used to hold the bridge. However, getting dental implants will be a better way. Then you will not ruin other teeth.

One of my incisors is longer than the other. I'm ready to fix this, but how?

The dentist will adjust the tooth to make it look better. If the enamel is the only tissue that is adjusted, it will be quick and will look well.

Help! I'm away on vacation and a filling fell out of my tooth.

Go to a drug store and ask the sales person to get you a kit which you can mix the pastes together and push it into the cavity. Then smooth it out with your finger and grind it READ MORE
Go to a drug store and ask the sales person to get you a kit which you can mix the pastes together and push it into the cavity. Then smooth it out with your finger and grind it lightly with your teeth until it feels comfortable. If not, visit a dentist to fill it.