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FAQ's

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you. 

Our office phone is 815-384-2494

Monday - Wednesday 8 am - 8:30 pm     Thursday 2:30 - 8:30 pm

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Q: How often should I have a hygiene maintenance & oral cancer screening?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile?

Q: When are sealants recommended?

Q: What are my options if I have missing teeth?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?

Q: Why do I need a Root Canal?

Q: How long will I be numb after my treatment?

Q: What does heart disease and other medical conditions have to do with periodontal (gum) disease?