Dental Crowns Vs Veneers

Dental Crowns Vs Dental Veneers (Palos Park IL Dentistry)

Choosing a method to improve the look and feel of your teeth can be a big decision, and you deserve to know what exactly is the best option for you before you make any kind of choice. Two popular dental restoration methods are veneers and crowns, while both are similar and different in specific ways.

We at Sheehan Dental strive towards our patients feeling comfortable and in the know during each of their appointments. That is why we are here to inform you about any and all information regarding these two methods. We will also go into detail about the pros and cons of each one so that you can make an informed decision should you need a dental restoration when you come in to see us at Sheehan Dental. read more

Let’s Do Our Part: COVID-19

To ensure the safety of our patients, communities and dental team members, ISDS recommends the following measures that align with Gov. Pritzker’s mandates to limit the spread of COVID-19 through dental offices for the two-week period beginning Tuesday, March 17 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020:

  • Treat only patients requiring emergency dental procedures.
  • Postpone elective dental treatment and procedures.

In the next two weeks, we anticipate that the Centers for Disease Control, American Dental Association and Illinois Department of Public Health may establish additional safety measures above and beyond our already comprehensive universal standards of infection control.  read more

Ways Oral Health is Linked to Mental Health

Many people don’t consider the health of their teeth and how it impacts how they feel, but there actually exists a very close relationship between mental health and oral health. Each is linked to the other in a remarkable number of ways, creating a circle that can lead to worsening mental health and declining oral health without intervention.

While the full relationship between mental health and oral health is only just being explored, there have already been a number of direct links established between the health of the mind and how it can affect the body. read more