It takes months of stain molecule buildup to discolor your tooth enamel. Luckily, it only takes one 45-minute teeth whitening session to lift those stubborn stains and brighten your smile. Here’s what professional whitening can do for you.
My tooth hurts! How do I know if my toothache requires a trip to the emergency dentist? Learn more about tooth pain and when it signals a more serious problem that warrants professional care by an emergency dentist.
Being a teenager is tough enough, so why make it worse with metal wires and brackets sabotaging your smile? Invisalign® makes it easy to straighten and perfect your pearly whites — and people will hardly notice you doing it.
A cracked tooth may seem like a minor problem, but even a hairline break can cause serious issues without treatment. If you think you’ve cracked a tooth, here’s what you need to know to avoid bigger problems.
Just as sugary foods and sweet drinks can set the stage for dental decay and erode your oral health, wholesome, nutrient-rich foods can strengthen your teeth and protect you. Here’s how you can make your mouth happy.
Are you confused by your treatment options when you need dental work? It’s easy to become overwhelmed when conversations stray from routine cleanings and daily brushing and flossing. Read on to learn about crowns and the role they play in oral care.
Are you embarrassed by your discolored and stained teeth? Do you wish you could have clean, white teeth and a gorgeous smile? Learn about how teeth whitening can give you bright, beautiful teeth for those summer selfies!
Did you put off scheduling your next dentist visit? While you might not think it’s a big deal, missing regular dental appointments can wreak havoc on your oral health. Keep reading to learn why it’s important to visit your dentist regularly.
Dentures are one of the most effective and popular options for smile restoration. But with so many options, it can be hard to choose the best one. Here, we share our best information about partial dentures, so you can make an informed decision.
Even a mild toothache can make life miserable, but it can be hard to decide whether you should call the dentist now or try to outlast the pain. We explain the causes of tooth pain and the symptoms that indicate it’s time to see your dentist.
While a root canal sounds like a thing of nightmares, it is actually a simple, straightforward procedure — and much better than risking the pain and potential damage of delaying it. Read on to learn what to expect and why you don't want to wait.
Too many people cover up their smiles. Are you one of them? If so, you need to learn more about the best choice for whitening your teeth ― the Zoom!® teeth whitening system. Learn more about this popular cosmetic treatment.
Are you tired of hiding your teeth behind a closed-lipped smile? Cosmetic treatments like veneers can help you achieve the smile of your dreams. Continue reading to explore four benefits of dental veneers.
There are lots of reasons you might not want to have traditional braces, but what do you do if you want straighter teeth or you need braces to correct a problem? Click here to learn about why Invisalign® is a great choice.
Did you know that orthodontic treatment does more than just straighten your teeth? Orthodontic treatment can correct a bad bite. Read on to learn why a proper bite is so important and how to tell if you have malocclusion.
You’re oh so ready for beautiful teeth. You know that Invisalign® works faster than traditional braces and fixes your teeth nearly invisibly, but you also know that it can’t all happen overnight. How long will you need Invisalign? It depends.
If you’re bothered by the discoloration of your teeth, ZOOM! whitening may be just what the doctor ordered. In about an hour, the superior professional teeth whitening system can reveal a brighter smile you can feel confident about.
If your teenager needs their teeth straightened, but they can’t stand the thought of bulky, uncomfortable metal braces, the Invisalign® system ― which uses clear, removable aligners ― might be just the solution. Read on to learn more.
Having a perfectly aligned set of teeth not only makes a good first impression, but it may also be vital to your dental health. Learn more about how cosmetic dentistry can prevent a wide range of dental diseases.
How do you know when tooth pain is a cause for concern? Whether the pain is mild or severe, you might be confused about when it’s time to make an appointment. There are some vital clues in uncovering the source of pain that answer your question.
Aside from the obvious culprits, there are some edibles you might be surprised to learn contribute to cavities, chipped teeth, and other oral health problems. Here’s a list of 10 foods and habits to avoid so you can have a healthier mouth.
Crowns and bridges may solve similar dental problems, but they're very different dental appliances. Knowing the difference between a crown and a bridge will help you decide which is the best solution for your dental problems.
When it comes to your health — even your dental health — there are times when you need medical care sooner rather than later. Here’s a look at the types of situations where emergency dentistry can play an invaluable role.
The last thing any parent wants is to get a call from their child’s coach saying they need to see a dentist right away. Thankfully, you can prevent this from happening when you update your child’s mouthguard.
No one wants to lose a tooth, and a root canal can help ensure that you won’t. The minimally invasive treatment, performed while the treatment area is completely numb, can help keep an infected tooth intact while preventing complications.
Is oral health really that important? Did you know that when you have gum disease, your risk of other health-related conditions increases? Keep reading to learn how ignoring this common oral health problem can impact your overall health.
In a little over an hour while you relax in our dental office, you can walk out with a brighter smile thanks to the ZOOM! whitening system. If you desire a whiter, brighter smile, Zoom! may be exactly what you’re looking for.
Misaligned teeth aren’t only a cosmetically unappealing. Straight teeth contribute to a healthy mouth and prevent serious dental conditions. Learn how tooth alignment affects your overall mouth health.
Do you love the way your smile sparkles after you've had your teeth whitened? Do you wish it would stay that way? Keep your smile bright after your whitening treatment by following these easy tips and tricks.
Are you worried about how braces might affect your smile? You’re not alone. If you have problems with crooked teeth and need treatment, Invisalign® aligners might be the key. They can straighten your teeth and nobody will know you’re wearing them.
Do you want to hide your teeth in photos, because they’re stained or chipped, or because you have large fillings? See how veneers can improve the look of your teeth and help you feel confident about your smile!
Your oral health is a vital indicator of your overall health. Bacteria that grows in your mouth can cause a wide variety of problems, some as serious as pneumonia. Protecting your oral health can be as easy as regular checkups with your dentist.
When it comes to dental implants, there’s a lot to be excited about. They look, feel, and function most like natural teeth. Discover the many advantages of dental implants and how they can help give you the flawless smile you’ve always wanted.
Dental emergencies are never fun, and they rarely happen at convenient times. They can also be costly. You can avoid unnecessary trips to the dentist by taking certain precautions and using good oral hygiene practices.
Dental veneers are a cost effective way to get the smile you really want. If you have crooked, damaged, or stained teeth, it can be socially awkward and even embarrassing. Porcelain dental veneers are a great way to change your smile.
Adults and teens are excited about the Invisalign option for straightening their teeth. Find out why, and learn how you can finally smile with confidence when you choose undetectable Invisalign as the best teeth straightening option.
Dental veneers aren’t just for Hollywood stars anymore. These ultra-thin porcelain caps add amazing brightness to your smile, and veneers can cover and support minor to moderate tooth damage. They can even fix gaps and other appearance issues.
There are many cosmetic dental options to fix your smile, but how do you decide which one is right for you? Boosting your confidence and maintaining your dental health are important now and for the future. Find out the best options for your smile.
Taking care good care of your mouth, teeth, and gums does more than prevent bad breath and reduce the risk of tooth decay. A healthy mouth wards off disease and chronic conditions, making it vital to your overall health.
Bad breath is embarrassing for someone who has it, of course, but it’s also awkward for friends and family members who don’t want to be around it — or be the one to point it out. Getting to the underlying causes of bad breath can tackle the problem.
Dental emergencies happen. When they do, Healthy Smile Dental is ready to help with a same-day appointment. Knowing what to do and what not to do in a dental emergency can make the difference between losing and saving a tooth.
Healthy Smile Dental provides comprehensive general and cosmetic dental services to patients of all ages. Our friendly and experienced staff will help you with all of your dental needs. Healthy Smile Dental is proud to be the dental office of choice for patients in Woodridge and Bolingbrook.
Prevention & Diagnosis
Oral Cancer Screenings
Routine Dental Cleanings
Fluoride Treatment & Sealants
Crowns, Onlays & Inlays
Complete & Partial Dentures
Root Canal Therapy
Emergency Repairs and Treatment
Cosmetic Dental Procedures
Tooth Colored Fillings
Veneers & Bonding
Porcelain Crowns, Inlays & Onlays
Porcelain Fixed Bridges
ZOOM! In-Office Whitening
Scaling and Root Planing (Deep Cleaning)
Routine Dental Check-ups should be scheduled at least twice a year to maintain a healthy mouth, diagnose dental decay and dental infections as early as possible.
Crowns, bridges and root canal therapy are all used to help you keep your natural teeth. We will work with you to monitor your oral hygiene and dental health to protect the restorations from decay.
Dental emergencies can happen at any time. Often, you cannot ignore the pain. Call our office for help. We treat emergencies promptly.