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Why Do I Need a Dental Crown Instead of a Filling?

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The last time you had tooth decay, your dentist recommended a dental filling and your tooth was back to normal health in no time. This time, however, your dentist has recommended a crown for your tooth, and you’re not sure why a dental filling is not sufficient.

Here’s what you should know about dental crowns in Glenview and how they benefit your dental health.

How a Crown Differs From a Filling

While a filling can restore a tooth with damage from decay, sometimes the decay is too deep, or too large for the filling to be effective. A tooth may also be cracked or fractured, and in these cases, a crown is needed ...

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What Are My Alternatives to Dental Implants?

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If you have been told that you do not have enough bone for dental implants, or if you prefer to avoid surgical procedures because of health issues, full and partial dentures remain a popular choice in our Glenview, IL dental office and can give you your smile back.

Full and partial dentures look far more natural than they did in years past because of advancements in technology and materials. Denture teeth now come in a variety of natural-looking shades and shapes to match your coloring, facial structure, gender, and age. Gone are the days of bulky, generic looking teeth.

Full Dentures for a Complete Smile

If you are missing all (edentulous) or ...

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How Do I Know If Dental Implants Are Right for Me?

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With so many cosmetic and restorative dental treatment options available in today’s world, it can be difficult to know which treatments are right for your situation. The best way to understand which procedures and options will benefit you the most is to have a consultation with our Glenview, IL office. Our team can help you determine how to achieve your dream smile with the fewest appointments possible.

One of the most popular treatment options for our patients is dental implants. Dental implants can be an excellent alternative to natural teeth and can help you regain confidence in your smile. Dental implants, however, are not necessarily the right treatment for everyone. ...

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Specials We Offer At Our Glenview, IL Dental Office

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At Gallery Park Dental, we strive to offer a broad range of preventative, cosmetic, and restorative procedures to our patients. In addition to these services which we offer on a permanent basis, we also have seasonal and limited-time specials available to both first-time and existing patients. 

Current Dental Specials

New Patient Special: If you are overdue on your dental exam and cleaning, come visit us today! We are currently accepting new patients, and the initial consultation with one of our Glenview, IL dentists is free of charge. We want you to feel completely confident before beginning any type of new treatment plan, so take advantage of this exclusive offer by calling ...

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Benefits of Invisalign vs. Traditional Orthodontics

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When you think of orthodontic treatment, you might think it’s all about the aesthetics of having a better-looking smile. But the truth is, having crooked or misaligned teeth can also make cleaning them more difficult. Because it is tougher to reach the nooks and crannies of crooked teeth, not straightening them can increase your risk of developing gum disease.

If a mouth full of metal wires and brackets doesn’t sound appealing, Invisalign invisible braces might be an option to discuss with your Glenview, IL dentist. Gallery Park Dental offers Invisalign clear braces.

Here are the benefits of Invisalign invisible braces versus traditional orthodontics.

#1—They Look Better

The clear plastic aligners that come with Invisalign ...

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Want to See Us More Often? How We Address the Issues That Might Be Keeping You Away

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According to a survey from Delta Dental, it appears that many patients want to see their dentist more often. In fact, dentists ranked higher than any other type of doctor including the dermatologist and general practitioners.

So what's keeping patients from visiting the dentist every six months? Many patients report that it's fear or anxiety about their dental appointments.

If you fall into this category, here is what your team at Gallery Park Dental can do to help you feel more at ease when you visit our office.

Sedation Dentistry

Dr. Drew Gripentrog and Dr. Jason Rogers are both highly skilled and trained in providing sedation dentistry, which can benefit patients ...

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3 Questions You Should Ask Your Glenview Dentist at Your Next Visit

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Open communication with your health care providers is the secret to optimum health, and the same is true of your dentist. Your dentist in Glenview is your partner in achieving and maintaining your oral health, and you should feel comfortable about communicating openly with them and asking any questions you might have about your teeth and mouth. Here are some questions for you to think about asking to get the conversation started the next time you visit your dentist.

How Can I Improve My Home Care Routine?

Your dentist and hygienist are a wealth of knowledge, which they are always happy to share with patients. Combine that with their knowledge of your health ...

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