Blog Archives

Patient Care – Dr _______, a general, family & cosmetic dentist, offers dentistry with cleanings, teeth whitening and implants.

When a Toothache is Not a Toothache

Most of us in Dubuque have experienced a toothache. At their mildest, toothaches may cause just enough discomfort to get on your nerves and disrupt your concentration, but at their worst, they can be debilitating. Because the pain feels like

Posted in Dental Health, Dental Services, Patient Care

The Science of Tooth Decay

If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Dubuque has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of

Posted in Dental Health, Dental Services, Patient Care

The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Headaches in Dubuque are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Dr. James Fili

Posted in Dental Services, Patient Care

Are Your Teeth Safe From Coffee Stains?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Dubuque Periodontics,

Posted in Dental Health, Patient Care

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all of that effort has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat

Posted in Dental Health, Dental News, Patient Care

Forget Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry

Don’t be Afraid of the Dentist! We at Dubuque Periodontics know that some Dubuque folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as much as 8% of Americans

Posted in Dental Health, Dental Services, Patient Care

Are Your Prescriptions Causing Dry Mouth? Dry Mouth Treatment Available!

If you have started taking a new medication recently, chances are your doctor told you that a side-effect would be dry mouth. This side-effect is common with many prescriptions, and it now affects nearly half of everyone over the age

Posted in Dental Health, Dental News, Patient Care

I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Dubuque are used to hearing root canals compared some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. James Fili would like set the record straight and talk about

Posted in Dental Health, Dental Services, Dental Technology, Patient Care

Red vs. White Wine – Teeth Whitening Assassins!

A Bottle of Red or a Bottle of White? According to Billy Joel, “it all depends on your appetite.” If you are enjoying a juicy steak, a bottle of pinot noir or cabernet might be just the ticket. On the

Posted in Dental Health, Dental News, Patient Care

Smile: It’s Good For You!

Your smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it affects your brain, your health, and your overall experience of life. Even the situation you’re in and the people around

Posted in Dental Health, Dental News, Patient Care
Existing Patients call 563-557-7569
New Patients call 563-538-1003

Office Hours

Monday 8:00 - 4:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday 8:00 - 5:00

Contact Us

  • Do not include sensitive personal, financial, or other confidential information (social security, account number, login, passwords, etc.).