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We’re never quite sure how we’ll react in a crisis until that disaster strikes. How to prepare? We prepare by educating ourselves on potential situations so that our rational selves takes precedence once the event comes to pass. A dental emergency is no different. If you understand what constitutes an emergency, as well as the […]

Hinsdale Dentist Simplifies Cosmetic Dental Care
February 26, 2013

Cosmetic dentistry can be a bit intimidating. With all the brands, procedures, and options available, a patient’s head is liable to spin. How can we understand exactly what’s right for our teeth? Beginning a cosmetic dental journey is much simpler with the help of a dental professional. Only a cosmetic dentist is able to determine […]

Downers Grove Area Dentist on Choosing Dental Products
February 19, 2013

How do you feel about your toothbrush? So many of us settle for imperfect personal products. With our busy lives, we don’t have the time or energy at the end of the day to search for a toothbrush, floss, or toothpaste that really thrills us. And why should you? With this post, our Downers Grove […]


February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Each year, the American Dental Association and your Chicago suburbs pediatric dentist make efforts to bring kids’ dental care to the forefront of our collective consciousness. What can you do to encourage your kids’ oral hygiene efforts and improve their views on dental health? Hinsdale Dentistry recommends you […]

Chicago Area Dentist on the “Perfect” Smile
January 29, 2013

When you imagine a “perfect smile,” what does that smile look like? Chicagoland cosmetic dentists find that the answer to this question is personal, tailored to your own aesthetic preferences. Perfection is an impossible ideal, so its meaning is based on contemporary individual and cultural preferences. Thus, the idea of a perfect smile has slowly […]

Choosing Hydrogen Peroxide Teeth Whitening
January 22, 2013

We each have our own, predetermined grooming routines, and preferred ways we present ourselves to the world. People are constantly searching for new methods of self-improvement, tweaking those routines until they are perfect. Hinsdale Dentistry offers cosmetic self-improvement that doesn’t need to be worked at every day: hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening we complete in a […]


Once upon a time, orthodontic treatment meant one thing: a mouth full of metal. Patients hoping to straighten their teeth had no alternative, and orthodontists and dentists were limited to that single course of orthodontic treatment. Today, we’re fortunate to enjoy a variety of orthodontic options, allowing patients to straighten their teeth in the manner […]

Hinsdale IL Dentist On Oral Hygiene Resolutions
January 8, 2013

It’s January 8th, 2013! How has the first week of your new year been going? Though the marker of a new year is something basic, the turning over of the calendar inspires people to turn over new pages in their lives; thus, the New Year’s resolution. Though people often focus on physical self-improvement as a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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