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Hinsdale Dentistry’s Top Posts of 2012
January 2, 2013

Your Hinsdale IL dentists hope that you had a safe and happy end to your holidays, and your year! This week, we’re looking back at our blog and selecting a few of our favorite posts. We feel that these articles are not only interesting and topical, but best highlight what sets our Hinsdale dental practice […]

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Tooth-Healthy New Year’s Tips from your Dentist
December 26, 2012

Happy Holidays! Your dentist is here to check in with you before the final leg of your celebrations. You’ve been feasting, socializing, and relaxing; but have you spent any time thinking about your teeth? We understand that you’ve been preoccupied with holiday festivities, but as New Year’s Eve approaches, your dentist has a few handy tips […]

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Hinsdale IL Dentist on Lumineers For the New Year
December 18, 2012

As the end of the year approaches, many of us are reflecting on the accomplishments we made in 2012 and our goals for the next twelve months. Many of those lists are topped with changes we hope to make to our personal appearances. Maybe we want to lose ten pounds, or spend more time putting […]

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Hinsdale, IL Dentist on Improving Your Dental Care
December 11, 2012

Many dental patients practice less than stellar dental care. We understand – our busy lives make it difficult to take extra time out of the day for something as seemingly unimportant as flossing. But superb, at-home dental care doesn’t need to be time consuming or difficult. Your Hinsdale, IL dentist is hoping to provide you […]

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Your Hinsdale, IL dentists are constantly searching for ways to enhance your time spent in the dental chair. Comfortable patients are more likely to be receptive of information about their dental health and return to the dentist regularly to maintain their healthy teeth. And, most simply: happy patients mean happy dentists! Providing painless dental care […]

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During the holiday season, you spend a great deal of time greeting old friends and family, meeting new acquaintances, and grooming yourself to put your best face forward. Because  we’re engaging in these social gatherings, we’re hyper conscious of our appearance and critical of features with which we aren’t completely satisfied. Enter crooked teeth. Throughout […]

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Hinsdale Pediatric Dentists Simplify Pediatric Dental Care
November 13, 2012

Wondering about the common dental milestones that will occur during your child’s development? Hinsdale pediatric dentists allow that while it is important to adhere to certain guidelines (like commencing dental visits around your child’s first birthday), different kids will experience dental development at different speeds. Additionally, this dental attitudes survey suggests that children are more […]

Your Hinsdale dentists are well aware that dental anxiety is often present in our society, magnified by nightmarish, cartoony dental situations in books, movie, and television shows. These horror-filled representations seem to dictate how we are supposed to feel about dental treatment, while simultaneously making us dread our next non-fictional dentist’s appointment all the more. […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]