Behind the Smile


1705, 2019

Four Benefits of Invisalign You Haven’t Heard Before

By |May 17th, 2019|

When people talk about why they’ve chosen to get Invisalign, usually the main reason they chose this option over metal braces is to be more inconspicuous. Teenagers and adults love the fact that they can straighten their smile without drawing a lot of unwanted attention in the process. However, there are a lot of other benefits of Invisalign that people don’t [...]

405, 2019

What Stress is Really Doing to Your Teeth

By |May 4th, 2019|

According to, 44% of Americans feel more stressed than they did five years ago, and about 20% of us experience extreme stress. There are lots of bad habits that can develop as we take on more stress: mindless eating, drinking, trouble sleeping, and something that’s extra concerning to dentists — teeth grinding. The daily grind Teeth grinding, which is [...]

2404, 2019

Some Common Questions About Porcelain Veneers

By |April 24th, 2019|

We’ve been fitting patients with gorgeous porcelain veneers for several years now, but every time we see someone’s smile transform before our eyes, we are kind of shocked. The before and afters are drastic, and it only takes three visits to go through the entire process. Even though it’s just three easy steps, people are sometimes (understandably) cautious about the [...]

1604, 2019

The KöR Teeth Whitening System for Tetracycline Staining

By |April 16th, 2019|

The KöR Teeth Whitening System is absolutely second to none. We make custom trays for you and give you gel to take home. You wear it every night while you sleep for two weeks. The results are incredible. If you have a lot of staining or your teeth are really dark (especially due to Tetracycline), the KöR Teeth Whitening System [...]

404, 2019

What Does Same Day Dentistry ACTUALLY Mean?

By |April 4th, 2019|

You’ve probably seen us post about same day dentistry before, and maybe you’ve wondered what that actually means. Surely, it can’t possibly mean EVERYTHING gets done on the same day, in the same appointment, right? That’s exactly what it means. Same day dentistry actually means your entire service happens in one day, in a single appointment. We Love Same Day [...]

104, 2019

Zoom® Teeth Whitening for Wedding Season!

By |April 1st, 2019|

Spring has sprung and wedding season is just around the corner! There are so many 2019 brides who are fully in wedding planning mode right now, daydreaming about their walk down the aisle and the moment their partner says “I do” to forever. Something that many brides (and grooms!) overlook in all of the wedding planning excitement is their smile! [...]

2803, 2019

What You Need to Know About Dental Implants in Chicago

By |March 28th, 2019|

Do you have a missing tooth or teeth? Dental implants are one of the most reliable and accessible options; they have a 98% success rate and even if you do have complications for some reason, they’re typically minor and can be corrected quite easily. Sugar Fix has been doing dental implants in Chicago for years, and we think there’s no [...]

1803, 2019

Do You Need to be Worried About White Spots On Teeth?

By |March 18th, 2019|

This is a topic we wrote about on the blog back in 2015, and it’s been one of our most popular posts to date! It’s clear that people are wondering about whether white spots on teeth are dangerous or whether they’re harmless. Of course, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment with your dentist if there’s anything that’s [...]

1403, 2019

Everything You Think About Oral Cancer is Wrong

By |March 14th, 2019|

Today is National “Everything You Think is Wrong” day, which is kind of silly, but it inspired us to think about things we know there are lots of misconceptions about. One of the topics that we feel has the most mystery around it is oral cancer. According to, about About 53,000 people will get oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer [...]

203, 2019

Smile Makeover Season is Right Around the Corner!

By |March 2nd, 2019|

It might be a little hard to believe right now, but warmer weather is on the horizon! Spring is the time of year where many of us focus on de-cluttering and beautifying. We’re going to guess that many of you are due for a spring cleaning! No, we’re not talking about a Marie Kondo home tidying sesh… we’re talking about [...]

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