1151 N Arlington Heights Road, Buffalo Grove, IL

847.459.4330

1151 N Arlington Heights Road, Buffalo Grove, IL

847.459.4330

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The Importance of Infection Control

Our patient’s safety from diseases and infections while visiting our dental office is of utmost importance. From the day we first opened our doors until now, we have been 100% committed to your protection. Now that we are coming through COVID-19, we are even more prepared and feel confident in the care we provide. We…

Top Tips For A Healthy Summer Smile

The summer season has arrived! And after a long spring of being quarantined and cooped up, many of us are anxious to embrace all that summer has to offer. We all love picnics, baseball season, time by the pool, and campfires in the evening. But let’s be honest, we sometimes forget the importance of keeping…

5 Habits That Could Be Harming Your Teeth

When it comes to oral health, we usually think of habits as a good thing. For example, brushing your teeth at least twice a day is a great habit or flossing every night before going to sleep. Yet there are some habits, when it comes to our teeth, that could actually be harmful. It’s important…

Superpowers of Saliva

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has raised awareness of viruses and the negative impact they can have on our bodies. The public is looking for ways to boost their immune systems to stay healthy. But we already have a superpower within our bodies fighting against viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Saliva is our mouth’s first line of…

Importance of Preventive Dental Care

The health and well being of our patients has always been our top priority at Dental Design. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now even more important to place a high value on your dental health. Excellent home care is vital but as offices begin to reopen it is necessary to resume…

Dental Visits With Dentures

Do I really have to have a dental exam if I wear dentures? Just because you no longer have your natural teeth does not mean you can skip out on your dental visits. Dentists are responsible for your entire mouth. Your teeth are just one part of your mouth. You still have your lips, palate,…

5 Ways To Naturally Whiten Teeth

When it comes to smiling, are you embarrassed to show your teeth? Do they look yellowish brown from drinking coffee or tea? You shouldn’t have to shy away from conversations because your self conscious of your smile. But not everyone wants to use the peroxide bleach solutions from the dentist office. Is in office whitening…

What Is Periodontal Probing?

“You’re going to do what? With that what?!” You may recall hearing these numbers called out at your dental visit, “Two, One, Two, Three, Two, Four.” But what do they really mean and should you even pay attention to them? Periodontal probing is a normal and routine way your dentist or dental hygienist evaluates your gum…

February – Children’s Dental Health Month

Why are baby teeth so important? They just fall out anyway, right? Wrong. Baby teeth are very important to maintaining a healthy smile for a person’s lifetime. We need to help our children and grandchildren develop good dental habits now so they can keep their permanent teeth forever. The American Dental Association sponsors Children’s Dental…

What You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth Removal

In 2020, 10 million wisdom teeth will be extracted in the United States. That’s a lot of teeth! Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to develop in the jawbone. They usually begin to erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. However, the adult jaw is typically done growing by age 18….

We are excited to welcome you back!

Our dental practice has always followed strict safety measures and protocols. In wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have made extensive renovations to ensure the safety and comfort of all our patients and staff. Please click below to learn about the many changes we have made.

If you have any questions of concerns, we invite you to contact our office today.
From our family to yours, Dental Design