How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

Porcelain veneers can dramatically transform your smile in a short amount of time. While veneers aren’t an option for all patients, if your teeth and gums are healthy but you’re unhappy with their appearance, porcelain veneers are one of the best cosmetic solutions available. Are you considering porcelain veneers? Here’s what you should know about the process. Porcelain veneers are …

What to Expect From a Smile Makeover

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, it might be time to consider a smile makeover. A smile makeover is a series of dental treatments used to comprehensively address both cosmetic and functional issues with the teeth and gums. Patients who get smile makeovers often feel self-conscious about their smiles for many years—sometimes even decades—and the transformation they …

What to Expect After a Tooth Extraction

During a non-surgical tooth extraction, your tooth is gently loosened and then removed with forceps. The procedure is far less invasive than an extraction that requires oral surgery, but you can still expect some downtime and soreness afterwards. We’ll provide you with detailed instructions after your procedure, but what follows is a general outline of what you can expect in …

A Step by Step Guide to Dental Implants

Do you need to have a tooth replaced? Dental implants are becoming the top choice by patients for replacement teeth. Dentists most often recommend dental implants over other options because of their many benefits from their natural look and function to their long term health benefits.  If you’re considering a dental implant and wondering what the procedure entails, here’s a …

What Are the Different Types of Dental Crowns?

A dental crown is a restorative and sometimes cosmetic procedure. Often called a cap, a crown is an artificial tooth that fits over the existing tooth to fix a cracked, broken, or severely decayed tooth. There are different types of crowns made of different materials. Choosing the right type of crown for you depends on your individual needs and the …

How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost in Woodridge, IL?

There are plenty of inexpensive store-bought teeth whitening treatments out there, but when you have significant staining and discoloration or if you want results fast, it’s time to forego the DIY solutions and opt for professional teeth whitening. Here at Smile Studio 87, we offer both Boost! in-office whitening and take-home whitening kits. Below, we’ll answer some of the most …

A Patient’s Guide to Invisalign SmileView™

Invisalign® is one of the most requested orthodontic procedures available. Clients love the fact that the clear aligner trays mean that treatment is less obvious than traditional braces, as well as being more comfortable to wear than metal brackets and wires. It is one of the most popular brand name orthodontic treatments that patients often request by name.  The treatment’s …

The Long Term Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

Going to the dentist every six months is an important way to keep your mouth healthy. It can help keep your teeth free from cavities and ensure your mouth looks its best. However, there are significant long term benefits of regular dental visits, too. Here are some of the most compelling long term benefits worth considering when it comes to …

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Invisalign SmileView™

Invisalign® is one of the most requested orthodontic procedures available. Clients love the fact that the clear aligner trays mean that treatment is less obvious than traditional braces, as well as being more comfortable to wear than metal brackets and wires. It is one of the most popular brand name orthodontic treatments that patients often request by name.  The treatment’s …