Official Update: May 15, 2020

  • May 15, 2020

To Our Valued Patients: We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. As of Monday, May 18, we will be open and resuming back to our normal business hours. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our


Official Update: March 31, 2020

  • March 31, 2020

** UPDATE: MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2020 ** Until at least May 1st, our hours will be limited for emergencies only. If you have a dental emergency, please call us at 815-725-5991 and leave your Name, Number and a Detailed Message. One of our doctors will


What To Do If You Discover A Missing Or Loose Crown

  • March 25, 2020

Crowns on teeth are a common treatment option for damaged or decayed tooth enamel. The crowns are prosthetic restorations that are cemented on teeth, essentially replacing the visible portion of a tooth above the gum line. Although the crowns


Official Statement Release: March 16, 2020

  • March 16, 2020

To our Valued Patients, At this time when the news is dominated by Coronavirus, I wanted to personally reach out to you and let you know we are vigilantly implementing enhanced sanitation standards to ensure your health and safety. We have been closely monitoring communications and recommendations with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization


Spotlight Our Awesome Dental Assistants

  • March 1, 2020

This year, Dental Assistants Recognition Week (also known as DARW) is March 1-7. It’s the perfect time for Shorewood Family Dental Care to celebrate and spotlight the professionals that are full of talent and so


Benefits of Using a Water Flosser for Flossing

  • February 23, 2020

Product Feature of the Month: Waterpik Water Flosser. You likely already know that flossing is important to your overall oral health. In addition to brushing twice a day, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends flossing once per day. Flossing helps remove plaque that can


7 Types of Dentists You Should Know About

  • February 17, 2020

For medical care, you probably have a general practitioner you see for regular check-ups or when you’re not feeling well. Have allergies? He or she will recommend an allergist. Worried about a skin condition? You’ll probably be referred to a dermatologist. The same is