At Scheive Family Dental Care, we believe patient education is an essential part of our job. That's why we do our best to educate our patients about all things oral health to help you achieve and maintain a happy, healthy smile for a lifetime of wellness.



  • 80% of American adults have gum disease.
  • George Washington did not have wooden teeth.
  • You should actually brush BEFORE you eat.
  • Sleep apnea can affect kids, too.
  • TMJ affects more women than men.

Follow our blog to learn about these and many more fascinating facts about what's going on in your mouth.

Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?

September 14th, 2017

A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. The findings are pretty clear. In a portion of the […]

Teaching Your Kids to Brush and Floss

August 27th, 2017

As a parent, you will have numerous opportunities to teach your children valuable skills and each one will yield priceless memories. Your child’s first step, your child’s first word, your child’s first bike ride, your child’s first unassisted brushing and flossing session…Well, maybe that last one won’t be as memorable, but Dr. Scheive wants to remind […]

What’s Lurking in Your Saliva?

August 13th, 2017

Saliva. Just the word can conjure an array of images in your imagination. From salivating at a delicious meal to studying Pavlov’s dogs to watching a baseball player spit, life is full of saliva! And that’s a good thing because saliva is very important for oral and overall health. Problems with saliva can lead to […]

Can Plaque Cause Tooth Loss?

July 27th, 2017

If you’ve ever gone too long between brushing your teeth, you know how slimy and dirty your teeth can feel. Some people lovingly call this layer of grime “teeth sweaters.” But it has a real name: plaque. Plaque is common but it can cause poor oral health if you ignore it. Read below for more […]

Oral Anatomy 101

July 13th, 2017

Welcome to your mouth! You might be surprised at how many different parts work together to make your mouth work for you. A healthy mouth is necessary for a healthy life. Read more below from Dr. Scheive in Glen Ellyn to get an in-depth look at the human mouth and how it works.

Dr. Scheive – Your Invisalign® Authority

July 10th, 2017

Beautiful Smiles, Faster. Clearly. Dr. Scheive has been providing Invisalign since 2009, and in April 2016 she was invited, along with 30 other Midwestern doctors, to take the illustrious Reingage program with Dr. David Galler, one of the most prestigious and renowned Invisalign providers and educators in the country. Dr. Scheive has traveled across the […]

To Be or Not To Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Common Sweeteners

June 6th, 2017

Originally created for people that can’t consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in Glen Ellyn in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Scheive wants you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health, so here are the facts […]


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