When Is Removing Silver Fillings A Good Idea?

  • January 20, 2020

Cavities happen. Even with careful oral hygiene and regular cleanings, tooth decay can destroy part of a tooth leaving behind a hole – or cavity – that needs to be filled. Most fillings done before the 2010s used a silver amalgam material, which is still available for use on


Options For Treating Gum Disease Without Surgery

  • August 27, 2019

Have a feeling there is something wrong with your gums? The first gum disease symptoms you may notice are blood in the sink after brushing and inflammation along the gum line caused by gingivitis, a buildup of bacterial plaque. If left untreated, gingivitis can progress to periodontitis, a much


Keeping Kids, Parents Comfortable at the Dentist

  • June 26, 2018

We love kids, and we love seeing kids’ smiles! Dental care for kids is a big part of what we do for families and around Shorewood, IL. We have designed our office to be a place where you can find the best dentist for the entire family by making everyone feel comfortable. As a parent, you


Healthy Smiles Are Free of Gum Disease

  • June 11, 2018

In a perfect world, everyone would have healthy gums. They would be firm, pink, and they would never bleed when you brush or floss your teeth. That’s what healthy gums look like. In the real world, nearly half of all adults 30 years and older have some form of advanced gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Millions


Get to Know the Signs of Gum Disease

  • March 26, 2018

To have a healthy smile, you need a healthy mouth. To have a healthy mouth, you must do more than just take care of your teeth. You have to take care of your gums, too. By learning the signs of gum disease, you will be more prepared to do something to fight it. We want you to know how


Celebrate World Oral Health Day With A Healthy Smile

  • March 11, 2018

March 20 is World Oral Health Day, which gives you the perfect opportunity to evaluate your own oral health habits. Are you doing what it takes to maintain a healthy smile? What parts of your oral health routine could use a little improvement? As your family dentist near Joliet Illinois, we can help you


Dental Cleanings Are Easier With Sedation Dentistry

  • October 11, 2017

You know that you should make regular visits to the dentist, but some things are easier said than done. If your struggle with dental anxiety or have a problem finding a dentist offering sedation options, you may have made dental appointments only to cancel them at the last minute. Possibly even just