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Dermal Fillers

What are Dermal fillers? Dermal fillers help to diminish facial lines and restore volume and fullness in the face. As we age, our faces naturally lose subcutaneous fat. The facial muscles are then working closer to the skin surface, so smile lines and crow’s feet become more apparent. What Dermal Fillers are used for: Dermal…

Denture Care

1- You will experience some discomfort with any new denture for a few days. All new dentures need several adjustments to completely and comfortably fit your mouth. 2- You should take the dentures out every night and keep them in a clean container filled with water or denture cleaning solution. Your gums need to rest…

Inlays & Onlays

Inlays and onlays are dental restorations that are more extensive than dental fillings but less so than caps and crowns. They are typically formed in a dental lab and are made of gold, porcelain or resin depending on the patient’s needs and aesthetic goals. An inlay refers to a restoration that is formed to fit…

School Dental Exams

In compliance with Illinois Public Act 093-0946, by May 15th of that school year, students entering kindergarten, second, and sixth grade are required to have a dental exam on file. School dental examinations must be completed prior to the May 15 deadline. Click here to download the State of Illinois Proof of Dental Examination Form.  …

Retainers

About Retainers Orthodontic retainers are custom-made devices, usually made of wires or clear plastic, that hold teeth in position after realigning teeth. They are most often used before or after dental braces to keep teeth in position while assisting the adjustment of the surrounding gums to changes in the bone. Most patients are required to…

Occlusal Guards

An occlusal guard is a horseshoe shaped piece of plastic which is worn over the teeth to protect them against damage caused by clenching or grinding.  It works by creating a physical barrier between your upper and lower teeth so that you bite against the plastic rather than wearing down your teeth.  Most people are…