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At Gallery Park Dental in Glenview, Illinois, our dentists, Dr. Drew Gripentrog and Dr. Jason Rogers, strive to promote, develop, maintain, and ensure the highest quality of care for our patients in a comfortable and professional atmosphere.

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Deck the Halls - And Call Your Dentist to Make the Most of Your Dental Benefits!

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With the holidays upon us, the last thing you are probably thinking about is your dentist. Perhaps you should be, and your dentist in Glenview explains why.Maximizing Your 2017 Dental BenefitsDid you know that your dental benefits may be running out at the end of December? It's true!Most dental plans run on a calendar year, which means that they start in January and end in December. If this is the case for your plan, it means that your benefits are about to end and you might lose any benefit dollars you haven't used yet.Your plan may also have a deductible that renews in January. It will save you money to ...

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Could Your Child Benefit from Dental Sealants?

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Keeping your child's teeth clean and healthy is challenging, especially when you're combating lack of brushing skills, lack of cooperation, and a love of sweet candies and treats! But it may not be their fault as teeth that are far back their mouth and have deep grooves can be hard to keep clean. The good news is that you are not alone, as your pediatric dentist in Glenview is your partner in helping you maintain your child's oral health, and they might benefit from dental sealants.What is a Dental Sealant?Remember those larger molars in the back that we mentioned that could be hard to reach and keep clean? Sealants apply ...

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4 Ways Teeth Whitening Improves Your Life

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Has your smile lost a bit of its sparkle and shine? Discoloration is a natural occurrence, and it happens to our teeth over time, because of our lifestyle or the foods we eat, and as we age. The good news is that you can combat stains or discoloration with teeth whitening, which is a quick and effective treatment that will update your smile. Here are a few of the ways teeth whitening can improve your life.More Money in Your WalletTeeth whitening is one of the most affordable dental treatments, yet it also delivers a big impact. Patients can typically choose between an in-office procedure for immediate results or customized take-home ...

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Can Mouth Ulcers Be Prevented?

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Mouth ulcers, also known as canker sores, are painful lesions that typically form in your cheeks or soft tissues. They can make eating difficult for at least a week, sometimes longer, and if you suffer from them, you're probably wondering if there's any relief? Your Glenview dentist has some insights.What Causes Mouth Ulcers?The causes of mouth ulcers vary with every patient; however, a few common factors include:Stress or anxietyPregnancy or other hormonal changesCertain medicationsGeneticsCitrus fruits or other highly acidic foodsIll-fitting denturesBraces or other orthodontic appliancesSometimes it's a combination of these factors that can cause an outbreak.How Are Mouth Ulcers Treated?Most canker sores are painful over the first few days, and ...

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Age Well with Good Oral Health Habits

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It might surprise most people to know that gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults—not old age! Aging can still be tough on our oral health, though, so it’s a good idea to have routines in place that will help keep your mouth healthy for the rest of your life.Staying current with dental examinations and cleanings is one way to stay on top of your oral health. If you are in the Glenview area and haven’t been to the dentist in a while, it’s time to call Gallery Park Dental to make an appointment!Healthy Habits—At Every AgeAlthough there are some special considerations as your body gets ...

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Which Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment Is Right for You?

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For most people, the first thing they notice about another person is their smile. But what if you weren’t born with perfect teeth? What if you are uncomfortable about showing your smile? This could mean a less-than-stellar first impression.The good news is that cosmetic dentistry is available to give people the smile they wish they had been born with. At Gallery Park Dental, we offer a wide variety of cosmetic dentistry services in Glenview. From teeth whitening to smile makeovers, we can help our patients get a smile they can’t wait to show the world.Teeth WhiteningTeeth whitening has grown in popularity in recent years because it is safe and affordable. ...

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I Need a Root Canal. What Can I Expect?

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For years, root canals have been on the list of most feared experiences by many Americans; however, due to advances in techniques and anesthetic, many root canals can performed with little to no pain. The root canal procedure is the removal and disinfection of the nerve of the tooth. Untreated cavities or trauma can lead to a process where the nerve of the tooth becomes severely inflamed or infected. This often times, but not always, causes pain and swelling.Is the Root Canal Procedure Painful?With advances in techniques and anesthetics the root canal procedure has become significantly more tolerable to most patients. In the majority of cases, the patient will not ...

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