Wisdom Teeth | South Holland, IL

Wisdom Teeth HOME / WISDOM TEETH Wisdom teeth are the large teeth in the very back of your mouth that grow in during your late teens or early twenties. Not everyone gets wisdom teeth, but most people will get four in total. Sometimes wisdom teeth grow in straight, but more often than not, they can …

Sealants | South Holland, IL

Sealants HOME / SEALANTS Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are usually placed on the chewing surface of the permanent back teeth, or the molars and premolars. These sealants help protect the back teeth from decay. The chewing surfaces of the molar and premolar teeth have grooves — “fissures” — that make them vulnerable to …

New Patient Information | South Holland, IL

HOME / New Patient Information PPO Dental Insurance & Delta Dental Insurance Accepted in South Holland Your First Visit Your first visit to 5 Star Family Dental is an important one as it introduces you to our practice. During your first visit to our office, we will collect background information including your medical history, and …

Invisalign | South Holland, IL

Invisalign HOME / INVISALIGN Invisalign clear aligners are made of invisible plastic. Rather than being cemented or bonded to the teeth like metal or clear braces, the clear aligners are completely removable for things like eating, special occasions, and mot importantly brushing and flossing. There are many advantages to invisalign: Improved Oral Hygiene: With an …

Root Canal | South Holland, IL

Root Canal HOME / ROOT CANAL Root canal treatment — also called endodontics – is a set of specialized procedures designed to treat problems of the soft nerve tissue inside the tooth. While it’s often stereotyped as an unusually painful treatment, in most cases the procedure is no more uncomfortable than getting a filling. It’s …

Dental Implants | South Holland, IL

Dental Implants HOME / DENTAL IMPLANTS Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and also provide a fixed solution to having removable partial or complete dentures. Implants provide excellent support and stability for these dental appliances. Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth (usually titanium) that are surgically placed into the upper …

Gum Disease Treatment | South Holland, IL

Gum Disease Treatment HOME / GUM DISEASE TREATMENT Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Because gum disease is normally painless, you may not know you have it. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused …

Fillings | South Holland, IL

Fillings HOME / FILLINGS A filling is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. When you receive a filling, your dentist first removes the decayed tooth material, cleans the affected area, and then fills the cleaned out cavity with a filling material. By closing off spaces …