Great Dentistry Is A Team Effort [video]

  • June 27, 2017

Dental care isn’t about any single person. Every member of our team at Shorewood Family Dental Care works together to give our patients the best treatment and the best experience possible when they visit us. Dr. Britly Barton explains the value of having a team that works together in the video below. As a family and general dentistry office,


Get Ready For Your Close-Up With Dental Veneers

  • June 24, 2017

Your hair looks great. Your outfit is perfect. Now … how’s your smile? Are you ready to have it posted on social media? Are you ready to share it with your former classmates at your upcoming class reunion? Are you ready to pose for pictures at the weddings you will be attending this summer? Today, almost everyone is carrying a camera with them at all times.


Get To Know: Gum Disease Risk Factors [infographic]

  • June 22, 2017

Health experts estimate that as many as 4 in 5 people have some form of gum disease. The Centers For Disease Control reported recently that nearly half of American adults over 30 could have an advanced form of gum disease. At our dentist office in Shorewood, IL, we offer gum disease treatments if you have this


‘Everywhere You Look, People Are Smiling’ [video]

  • June 19, 2017

Dan Clausen has a bit of a drive to reach our dentist office in Shorewood, IL, but he still recommends us to his friends. He appreciates our focus on making patients feel comfortable along with our friendly and attentive team. “Everywhere you look, people are smiling,” Dan said. He recently completed some treatment to fix the alignment of his teeth. Our


Three Reasons IV Sedation Is Good For Dental Care

  • June 17, 2017

Sedation dentistry isn’t new. Believe it or not, it’s been used in some form or another by dentists for more than 150 years. It’s something we are happy to offer at our dentist office in Shorewood, IL, because we know it can make dental care more comfortable for our patients. In fact, we offer three different kinds of dental sedation — nitrous oxide, oral


There’s Restorative Dentistry For That

  • May 27, 2017

Restorative dentistry has been around for centuries, but it has never been as effective as it is today. If you have been dealing with a problem with your smile, theres a good chance that we can help you fix it with one of our restorative services. Its important to keep in mind that fixing your teeth is about more than fixing your smile. Its


Be Proactive With Preventive Dentistry At Our Practice [video]

  • May 24, 2017

Family dentistry and preventive dentistry go hand in hand at our dentist office in Shorewood, IL. We prefer to take a proactive approach to oral health at Shorewood Family Dental Care. As Dr. Robert Funk explains in the video below, our practice is rooted in preventing problems for our patients. Many people have commented that our dental cleanings and exams are different than


Three Benefits Of Having A Root Canal

  • May 21, 2017

How would you fill in this sentence? I would rather _____________ than get a root canal. Youve probably heard some variation of this at one time or another. Somehow root canals have become synonymous with something painful or something awful in our culture. And frankly, we dont think thats fair. Root canal treatments have done a lot of good for patients at


Spot The Signs Of A TMJ Disorder [infographic]

  • May 18, 2017

How many mornings will you wake up with another headache or migraine before you do something to address the cause of this recurring problem? How many meals will you try to eat in spite of your jaw pain? If you can relate to those questions, you may be struggling with a TMJ disorder. That’s a perfect


We Want All Our Patients To Feel Confident About Their Smiles [video]

  • May 15, 2017

Not long ago, Jerry felt self-conscious about his smile. He was bothered by what he called a “large gap” between his front teeth. With the help of the team at our dentist office in Shorewood, IL, Jerry wore braces for a short time, and today he’s happy with his smile. He also appreciated the way our team worked together to help him create that new smile.