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A Completely Different Approach To Dental Care

Whether you are seeking a Flossmoor general dentist, oral surgeon, pediatric dentist, cosmetic dentist, endodontist, or a completely different approach to dental care, our dentists are here to provide results and the most enjoyable dental visit you will ever have! Experience the difference with The Center For Dental Excellence of Flossmoor, IL, and call us at 708.866.0095.

Teeth Cleaning Dentist Flossmoor Homewood ILTeeth Cleanings – A Preventative Necessary

Brushing and flossing after each meal is the first step to ensuring optimal dental health. However, it isn’t the only necessity to keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Despite regular brushing and flossing, food and bacteria in the mouth will leave hardened deposits called tartar. These hardened deposits, if not routinely removed, can cause cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease. There are many toothpastes and mouth rinses on the market that reduce the amount of plaque or tartar build up, but none can completely prevent it. Routine or preventive dental cleaning appointment should be a part of everyone’s dental hygiene regimen at least once every six months.

Sedation Dentistry – Conquer Your Fear Of The Dentist

If you are someone who feels anxious when getting dental treatment, The Center For Dental Excellence has the solution for you! Sedation Dentistry will allow you to relax or even sleep during your treatment. It will truly make your worry-free visit completely without worry! We even have a variety of sedation options, pending your treatment and personal needs and preference. By the end of the visit, you will be fully lucid and awake and ready to carry on with the rest of your day!

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Dental Fillings – Cavities Have Met Their Match

Dental Filling Dentists In Flossmoor Homewood ILBrushing, flossing, and a good routine of dental cleanings are necessary to prevent cavities. Additionally, one should be mindful of consuming sugary beverages and snacks and the effect that they have on your teeth and gums. Excess sugar can feed bad bacteria that remains in your mouth after brushing, flossing, and rinsing. Also, highly acidic foods, such as orange juice, can break down the protective enamel in your teeth, allowing bad bacteria a place to feed on excess sugar.

However, certain mouths are prone to cavities regardless of dental hygiene habits and diets. Specifically, a mouth with crowded teeth often has points of friction between the teeth that lead to incipient dental caries, or signs for potential cavities. If you are someone that is prone to cavities (one or more per year) despite a rigorous dental regimen, you may want to consider Invisalign.

Cavities can be treated at The Center For Dental Excellence. The cavity must be cleaned, all tooth decay removed, and filled with a porcelain material. If you are suffering from general tooth pain or haven’t had a dental cleaning in the last 6 months, be sure to schedule your initial exam and consultation so that we can access the condition of your mouth.

Dental Bridges – Replacing A Tooth

If you have a missing tooth or need to have a tooth pulled, The Center For Dental Excellence can replace that tooth with a dental bridge. A dental bridge is used when a tooth can’t be salvaged with a filling or crown, but it is still necessary to have a functioning tooth. Much like it sounds, a bridge is a tooth that is firmly affixed between the other two teeth. The bridging tooth is made to match your other teeth, giving you a complete row of teeth and confident smile.

Gum Treatment – Repairing And Preventing Gum Disease Damage

Gum DiseaseThere are many causes for gum disease. Excessive sugar in the diet, poor brushing or flossing habits, smoking, or piercings can lead to deterioration of the gums, allowing bad bacteria and food particles access to the root of the tooth causing more damage. If caught early, gum disease can be managed and The Center For Dental Excellence can establish a plan for eradicating it.

Some mouths are prone to gum disease or deterioration due to certain ligaments being tighter, shorter, or looser than they should be in an ideal mouth. Regardless of good dental habits or optimal diet, certain mouths simply need routine gum treatment.

Dental Crowns – Salvaging A Tooth

Dental Crowns In Flossmoor Homewood ILIf tooth decay is extensive, it may require more than a dental filling. If the tooth decay threatens the health of the tooth, surrounding teeth, and surrounding gums, it may be necessary to cover the tooth after removing all of the tooth decay. A dental crown may also be necessary if a tooth has decay in a spot that is difficult to effectively fill. Using the base structure of your teeth, a new tooth will be molded as a cover. If action is necessary before the new tooth can be ready, you may have an initial visit to prepare the tooth, with a secondary visit to crown the tooth.

Dental Sealants – Keeping Tooth Decay at Bay

Dental SealantsDental sealants are an effective way to protect your teeth from cavities and tooth decay. Sealants consist of a thin, BPA-free plastic coating that’s simply adhered to the chewing surface of your teeth. The sealant acts as a barrier that keeps bacteria and cavity-causing food particles from becoming trapped in the grooves of the tooth. While most patients get sealants with the eruption of molars, around the ages of six and 12, adults can also benefit from sealants. In fact, by the age of 65, 95% of American adults have had tooth decay! Contact The Center for Dental Excellence to see if sealants can help protect you!

The Center for Dental Excellence is a trusted destination for pediatric dentistry in Flossmoor, IL & Homewood, IL, and nearby areas. Our practice is dedicated to providing patient-centered dental care that is stress-free for your child.

Our Focus: Your Child's Oral Health

Our skilled dental team is committed to helping children achieve the bright, healthy smiles they deserve in a compassionate and comfortable setting. We aim to build long-lasting relationships with our patients, taking the time to address parental concerns and thoroughly explain all available treatment options.

During your child's initial consultation, we will conduct a thorough examination and review their oral health history to identify the root cause of any dental issues. Based on our findings, we will develop a personalized pediatric dentistry treatment plan tailored to your child’s specific needs. If orthodontic treatment is necessary, we offer a variety of options for that as well.

We’re Here to Serve Your Family

At The Center for Dental Excellence, we are dedicated to delivering top-notch pediatric dentistry services that cater to each child's needs. We strive to make dental care affordable, offering flexible financing options to help your family receive the necessary treatment.

Thank you for considering The Center for Dental Excellence for your pediatric dentistry needs. Contact us today to schedule your child's appointment and discover excellence in dental care.

Hear From Other Happy CDE Patients

"Thank you for the excellent dental visit! I was always scared of the dentist but with how kind the staff was and how considerate and patient are, I don't fear the dentist anymore."

- Amber M.

"Best dental experience I've ever had, from the receptionist to the doctor, and Shannon is awesome."

- Kenneth L.

"The dentist is amazing. My son loves him and I do as well. He has always been very informative and has taken great care of Jerimiah."

- Jerimiah J.

"ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!! I feel so much better! Everyone was so nice! I’ll recommend to everyone I know. Thank you guys so much!!!"

- Rose B.

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of The Center For Dental Excellence. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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