Say Goodbye To Pain & Discomfort With A Root Canal

  • January 11, 2018

What words or phrases do you tend to associate with a root canal? Are any of them positive? There’s a good chance you’ve heard some negative things about root canals, including that they’re painful or cause infections. Fortunately, that’s not the case at all, and a pain-free root canal is possible!. Our staff here at Shorewood


Relax, Remain Pain-Free During Your Root Canal

  • September 26, 2017

We’ve said it before, and we are sure that we’ll say it many more times. You CAN have a pain-free treatment. This is possible by offering sedation options including laughing gas for a root canal. We also understand why you may not


Three Key Root Canal Benefits

  • 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. Believe it or not though, there


Don’t Believe the Root Canal Myths!

  • January 21, 2017

The phrase “root canal” makes a lot of people shudder. That reaction is based on old, outdated information that was never all that accurate to begin with. At Shorewood Family Dental Care, we know that a procedure for a root canal is safe and hurts no more


Understanding Root Canals: The What And Why

  • December 5, 2015

Anyone with dental care experience has heard of root canals. Even if you’ve never had one performed on yourself you’re probably familiar with this most horrible of dental care procedures. But do you know what a root canal actually is? Has anyone in your family had a root canal? If so you probably know that


Reasons To Get A Dental Crown

  • November 17, 2015

Most people have heard of dental crowns – they’re one of the most common restorations in the industry. There are several reasons to get a dental crown, but it usually comes back to one thing: protecting a tooth and giving it a lifelike restoration. At Shorewood Family Dental Care we use our crowns to protect, preserve, restore, and beautify your teeth. They can do some wonderful things for your smile


Busting Root Canal Myths

  • September 5, 2015

Even the title of this article might have scared you. Root canals: they’re one of the most dreaded dental procedures in the world! Countless patients to our Shorewood dentist office have been terrified of the idea of needing a root canal, but


Yes, A Root Canal Is Safe!

  • June 14, 2015

What scares you the most about going to the dentist? If you ask most folks in the Joliet, IL area, they’ll probably say the same as they would anywhere else: root canal! It is a common concern in patients when they ask us, what is a root canal and is a root canal safe? It’s okay,