What is Dentophobia?

We know that going to the dentist is rarely something people get excited about. But for some people, it’s much more than a lack of enthusiasm that keeps them from going to the dentist. Anxiety and even phobias prevent some people from scheduling and keeping an appointment for even just a routine cleaning. We want to address this issue in order to help any of our patients (or potential patients) who are experiencing anxiety or fear about seeing a dentist.

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The Difference Between Anxiety and a Phobia read more

Dos and Don’ts of Teeth Whitening

We’ve seen more and more smiling faces around town the past few weeks as the temperature has been slowly easing us out of Chicagoland’s winter hibernation.

And of course, we love smiling faces! But as people are getting out and about more as summer approaches, we’ve noticed that a lot of our patients are asking about teeth whitening. So, we thought we’d give you some info on one of the most popular smile-improvement techniques: making those pearly whites even whiter.

Everyday Teeth Whitening Rules

There are three key rules for keeping your teeth white for everyone and they are pretty simple. If you’re happy with your tooth color, follow these three steps to keep your smile gleaming as long as possible: read more


Consider Invisalign® clear braces to get the beautiful straight teeth you’ve always wanted – without metal braces.  A complimentary consultation with Dr. F. Michael Sheehan can determine if Invisalign® is right for you.


Our implants provide a strong foundation for fixed or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth.


Our expert team can restore your beautiful smile with precision and care.

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