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Halloween is upon us: a dentist’s nightmare, and tooth decay’s dream! Kids typically respond to attempts to compromise their trick or treating hauls with extreme hostility. But kids and dentists nationwide don’t need to butt heads: there are actually simple, effective ways to help make your children’s candy consumption healthy rather than harmful. Your Hinsdale […]

Hinsdale Dentistry featured in Hinsdale Living Magazine
August 13, 2012

Hinsdale Dentistry’s roots go back to 1969 when they first opened their doors in downtown Hinsdale. Dr. Harnois grew up in Hinsdale and is actively involved in the community. This April they moved the practice to their new state of the art, high tech facility over looking Salt Creek and Fullersburg Woods at 911 N. […]

At Hinsdale Dentistry, we are committed to educating patients of all ages on dental care. We know that mothers have many questions about their babies’ oral health. Your Hinsdale Family Dentist helps answer those questions below. 1. Mothers-to-be benefit from visiting the dentist. According to the Academy of Periodontology, 50 percent of women get “pregnancy […]

Is Invisalign a Treatment Option for Malocclusions?
April 25, 2012

Traditionally, orthodontic treatment is viewed as an uncomfortable, difficult, long-term ordeal mostly prescribed for adolescents. However, more adults are now seeking orthodontic treatment to correct problems that have gone untreated. Among these problems are crooked, crowded or widely spaced teeth, and malocclusions. [pullquote]Invisalign uses plastic trays to gradually move your teeth into position.[/pullquote] Treating Malocclusion with […]


How many months until you’ve got a gorgeously straight smile? After you start Invisalign, you’re eager to see noticeable results. After all, one of the major advantages of clear aligners is that you can see your teeth straightening along the way. But how many months until your efforts pay off? Of course, the answer is […]

Which Teeth Can Be Replaced by Dental Implants?
April 2, 2012

Dental implants are a permanent, natural-looking option to restore missing teeth. Implants look and feel just like your natural teeth. Modern advances in implant dentistry make implants available for more and more people who wish to pursue a different treatment than traditional dentures. Almost any tooth can be replaced with a dental implant. [pullquote]If you are […]

Improve the Appearance of Teeth with Dental Bonding
March 26, 2012

Imperfections in your teeth can make you feel self-conscious about your looks as a whole. If you’re afraid to smile, you might have a hard time enjoying yourself in social situations, or might avoid smiling, giving people the impression that you’re not having a good time. If you have irregularities in your teeth, our cosmetic […]

Benefits of BIOLASE® Waterlase®
March 13, 2012

For years, the dental drill has been the only tool available to remove decayed material from a tooth. Innovations in laser technology, though, have brought tools such as the BIOLASE® Waterlase® to modern dentistry. Laser dentistry reduces discomfort, noise, vibration and even the time spent in the dentist’s chair, making it easier for patients to […]

Invisalign: The Clear Alternative to Braces
March 2, 2012

Traditional orthodontics such as braces is a common and effective way to correct crooked, crowded, or misaligned teeth. Some adults, however, prefer other methods that aren’t as unattractive or uncomfortable as traditional braces. One popular orthodontic treatment for adults is Invisalign. Invisalign and How it Works Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign uses trays made of clear […]

Treatment Options for Misshapen Teeth
February 24, 2012

There are many reasons why teeth appear to be various shapes and sizes. Wear and tear, grinding or clenching, impacted or missing teeth, or how you bite and chew are just a few of the reasons why your teeth might be misshapen. But all you need to know to create a beautiful new smile is […]

Are You Prepared For A Dental Emergency?
February 13, 2012

One of the best things you can do to be prepared for any emergency is to have a plan. But a dental emergency is seldom thought of as a serious enough issue to have formulated a plan and discussed it with your family. Our Hinsdale dentist would most definitely urge you to be prepared and […]

Do certain health conditions reduce implant success?
February 1, 2012

Prior to any major medical or dental procedure, the caring provider will conduct a thorough examination to make sure the procedure has an excellent prognosis for success. The process of assessing the success of dental implants requires your implant provider to review your physical health as well as your dental health to ensure a positive […]

Consequences of Single Tooth Loss
January 24, 2012

As a child, you expect to lose your primary teeth. But as an adult, the loss of a permanent tooth has many consequences. A consultation about the advantages of implant dentistry in Oak Brook can be informative and life changing in many ways. Tooth loss due to decay, disease, or trauma is devastating. Especially if […]

Treatment Options for Cracked Teeth
December 23, 2011

Cracked teeth can lead to numerous difficulties if they are not treated, from long-term discomfort to eventual tooth loss. However, there are several options for treating cracked teeth that can help you keep your teeth and prevent problems in the future. Our cosmetic dentist serving Hinsdale IL 60521 can discuss these various options with you. […]

Treating Dental Anxiety
December 12, 2011

Dental anxiety can lead to serious discomfort whenever you have to visit the dentist, especially if you need to have extensive work done, such as dental implants. If you are looking for information on implant dentistry in Downers Grove and how you can benefit from treatment for dental anxiety, the following information can help you […]

Am I a Candidate for Invisalign?
December 1, 2011

Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment option that has grown in popularity in recent years, especially among adults. Invisalign uses clear plastic trays instead of traditional metal braces to move the teeth into proper alignment. If you are interested in Invisalign treatment in Hinsdale IL, here are some guidelines to help you make your decision. Who […]

Dental Lumineers: A versatile cosmetic treatment option
November 14, 2011

There are conditions we experience that we would change if we could. One of them is an imperfect smile. A visit to your Oak Brook dental provider to discuss dental Lumineers could be the first step to resolving this situation. A Lumineer is a specific type of dental veneer that is available to restore your […]

Keeping teeth healthy during pregnancy
November 4, 2011

Everyone knows that flossing daily and brushing at least twice per day is important to good dental hygiene. But if you are pregnant there are a couple additional things to remember. A visit with our Hinsdale family dentist can provide you with all the essential information you need to know to keep your teeth healthy […]

Do dental implants require special care?
October 27, 2011

As with many dental procedures, there are some lifestyles and habits that should be considered when consulting your provider about dental implants in Hinsdale. Having one or more dental implants placed in your gum tissue is somewhat of an extensive dental procedure.  With the significant investment required, making sure you do everything you can to […]

Harmful dental habits to avoid
October 17, 2011

Very often you will spot someone nervously biting their fingernails or noisily chewing ice.  As annoying and unhygienic as these acts might be, they are two of the most harmful dental habits known.   If you don’t believe that to be true, a visit to your dentist serving Downers Grove can confirm that these and many […]