OPEN for EMERGENCY patients & patients in PAIN by appointment.

In response to the American Dental Association (ADA) and Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS) recommendations regarding the COVID-19 virus, our office will be temporarily closed for elective dental procedures/visits.
Our team will continue to respond to all calls and emails during this time. Patients with a true dental emergency or pain will still be provided with care by appointment. New and existing patients are also welcome to call or email to schedule future appointments. Thank you so much for your understanding.

 
Elk Grove Smile Center
Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry

Tips to Help You Feel Better about Making Your Next Dental Appointment

December 31, 2018
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Posted By: Dr. Vishal Advani
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As an established dentist in Elk Grove Village, IL, we are well aware that patients avoid making trips to the dentist. There are plenty of reasons cited, but the most common include:

  • They suffer dental anxiety
  • They are concerned about how much it will cost
  • They feel embarrassed about the current status of their oral health
  • They have busy schedules, and it can be challenging to make the time
  • They don’t realize how important it is

We believe all of these can be easily overcome—particularly the last reason. Let’s take a look at how you might dread those dental visits just a bit less.

Let Us Know If You Feel Anxious or Fearful

We understand that anxiety about visiting the dentist is very real, and we will do whatever we can to help alleviate your fears. Let us know ahead of time, and we can ensure that your time with us is as comfortable as possible.

Be Honest with Us

However bad you think your oral health is right now, we can guarantee one thing: We have seen worse. We are not here to make judgments or to make you feel bad; we just want to get you back on the right track to good oral health.

Maintain Good Preventive Routines

Taking good care of your oral health at home by diligently brushing and flossing will go a long way if you wait too long between professional cleanings. You should also know that visiting us twice each year for examinations and cleanings will likely save you a lot of money in the long run if you have concerns about your budget. When we spot problems early on, they are easier and less expensive to treat. We can also ensure that your gums are healthy; many people have gum disease, and they don’t even know it.

Call Us to Make an Appointment

Don’t put off taking care of your oral health! We have convenient office hours two evenings a week to help fit in appointments with your busy schedule. 

We look forward to being your Elk Grove Village, IL dentist of choice.