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  • Dentist performing root canal on woman
    Traditional root canal treatment involves removing the infected or inflamed “pulp” tissue that fills the root canal space of the tooth. Once the space is filled and sealed, a final restoration is placed to protect and restore the tooth to full function. For the majority of patients, a root canal...
  • When preparing for oral surgery, there are a few important things to consider. One of those is whether or not it is safe to undergo a surgical procedure if you are taking aspirin.  Many people take aspirin and other forms of blood thinning drugs (antiplatelet or anticoagulant medications) on...
  • After 40 years of service at Grove Dental, our pediatric dentist, Dr. Bob C. Stone, has retired from the Grove Dental Bolingbrook office. Bob C. Stone, Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, affectionately known as “Dr. Bob” has served the communities of Bolingbrook, Wheaton, and surrounding areas. Dr...
  • Woman's mouth smiling
    Although prevention and treatment techniques for tooth loss have improved over the years, it’s still a serious problem — and one that is often overlooked, with consequences that go beyond cosmetics. Often, the tendency of patients is to only prioritize the issue of tooth loss if it’s the front...
  • A healthy smile is more than straight white teeth. Gums matter, too. When they are misshapen — either too large or too small — it can impact overall appearance.  One condition, known as gummy smile, is fairly common. It’s also treatable. Learn more about gummy smiles, what causes them and treatment...
  • Dentures floating in a cup of water
    We’ve come a long way since the one-size-fits-all dental solutions of past generations. Patients today have choices as they grapple with tooth loss, damage, decay or any other problems. Dental implants and dentures are just one example of patients having options for enjoying a more attractive (and...
  • Dental tools examining patient's receding gums
    It’s a condition that could naturally occur from a very early age, or it can occur slowly over time. Receding gums is a very common affliction that affects people of all ages. As common as it is, it’s preventable and treatable, given the right approach. Below, learn more about receding gums, the...
  • Grove Dental is a proud sponsor of this year’s Tiger Trot 5K Race & Fun Run; hosted by Wiesbrook School in Wheaton, IL. Join us Saturday, May 9th as we race to support the Ross K. MacNeill Foundation. Their mission is to end pediatric brain cancer by March 8, 2023. For more information and...
  • Patients who are about to undergo a root canal can understandably have many concerns. It is always recommended that a patient become as well informed as possible regarding what to expect and to contact a dentist with any questions he or she may have. It is also advised that a patient should...
  • Periodontal disease can have a profound effect on not just your appearance, but your overall dental health. When excess bacteria forms in the plaque that accumulates on your teeth, your immune system tries to kill that bacteria – unfortunately, it uses substances that can do a great deal of damage...