Elk Grove Smile Center
Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): General Dentistry

How can we help you?

At our office, we empower our patients to take charge of their own dental care and treat them as a valued member of their dental team. Effective education and understanding of the dental procedures and treatments we recommend is a part of that.

We encourage and welcome questions. Take a look at this selection of questions our patients ask often. If your question is not answered here, please give us a call or contact us online, and we will be happy to help you.
 

General Dentistry

Absolutely! As your general dentist in Elk Grove Village, Dr. Advani is happy to serve all members of your family, from babies and toddlers to our most valued senior patients. 

We know that you and your family have busy lives, and dental appointments often end up at the bottom of your to-do list. The last thing you need is the inconvenience of having to run from one dental office for comprehensive care for your family’s needs. 

We’re pleased to offer comprehensive general dentistry in Elk Grove Village so that every member of your family can get the treatment they need in one convenient location. Our extended morning and evening hours make it easy to schedule their appointments before or after work or school. 

No matter what treatment you’re looking for, whether it’s Invisalign for your teen, a filling for you, or dentures for your father, Dr. Advani can help. Our team is made up of skilled professionals who look forward to providing your entire family with personalized care. We have all the training necessary to handle the unique needs of patients at every age.

Please call Elk Grove Smile Center for more information or to arrange a convenient appointment. We look forward to chatting with you about all the treatments we offer to help your family achieve excellent oral health.

Most people know that they should visit their Elk Grove Village, IL dentist twice each year for examinations and cleanings, but maintaining their oral health in between visits might dentist elk grove village ilnot be as obvious. In addition to brushing twice each day and flossing once, there are a number of things people can do to maintain their oral health between trips to the dentist:

Eat nutritious, healthy foods

Many crunchy foods are full of fiber, and these stimulate saliva in the mouth, helping to wash away bacteria. Other foods, such as carrots, celery, and broccoli, actually act as natural abrasives, helping to keep teeth clean. 

Avoid soda and other sweetened beverages and drink plenty of water

Since most municipalities add fluoride to the water, it’s a good idea to drink tap water.

Be self-aware of any changes in your mouth

If your gums are bleeding when you brush or floss, this could be an early sign of gum disease. If a tooth is extra sensitive, this could mean you have a cavity that needs to be filled. And if you are in any kind of oral pain, always call your dentist: Pain in the mouth is never normal!

Call Elk Groves Smile Center today to your regular checkups today!

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OPEN for ALL procedures

Our office is OPEN for all patients and all procedures. Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have determined it is safe to come to the dentist and have routine dental care done. Our office and staff are following all the recommendations and guidelines to ensure the safety of our patients and our staff.