What You Need To Know About Wisdom Tooth Removal

  • November 19, 2019

Humans’ cooking skills have evolved, but we’re still dealing with the wisdom teeth that were once essential for our ancestors’ diets of root, leaves, nuts and not-so-tender meat. These are our third set of molars that typically erupt sometime between ages 17 and 21. What Are Wisdom Teeth? We are born with all


Don’t Be Foolish About Your Wisdom Teeth

  • April 1, 2018

This isn’t an April Fool’s joke. You should care about your wisdom teeth and your teen’s wisdom teeth. Statistically, most people are better off getting a wisdom tooth pulled. Wisdom teeth are considered a vestigial body part. Like other vestigial parts, they no longer serve a necessary function. However, wisdom tooth problems can arise


My Child’s Tooth Is Loose! Should I Pull It? [VIDEO]

  • November 21, 2017

Losing your baby teeth is both an exciting and somewhat nerve-racking experience for children. If your childs loose tooth is worrying you the American Dental Association dentist in the video below discusses two options for when your child has a loose tooth. What it really comes down to is the comfort of your child. Dental hygiene and oral health


Tooth Removal & Replacement Could Save Your Smile

  • July 11, 2017

Most of the time, it’s better to keep your teeth. Yet, if you know when tooth removal is needed, it’s better to replace them as soon as possible. If you need teeth removed and replaced? It’s more convenient to find a dentist office that can handle both procedures for you. If you live in or near Shorewood, IL,


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 your looking for a dentist for restorative work and we can help.


Why Removing A Tooth Sometimes Make Sense

  • October 22, 2016

Partners, Dr. Robert Funk and Dr. Henry Vicioso, Dr. Gina Bruck have been focusing for quite some time now on bringing perfect smiles to folks living in the Shorewood, Illinois area. But one thing this team has encountered over and


When Is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

  • March 17, 2016

No one wants to think about having a tooth pulled. It’s an unpleasant experience that all of us dread – it isn’t even something we want to do at our Shorewood dentist office! Extracting teeth is always the very last choice we’ll make – we always want to


What Happens When You Lose A Tooth?

  • February 29, 2016

It’s a scary thought, losing a tooth. Many of us even have nightmares about it that leave us waking up in a cold sweat! It’s no wonder, too: your teeth are a fundamental part of your life! You don’t even really think about your teeth until something goes wrong with them, but once it does you’re constantly wonder how do I go about replacing lost teeth!


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