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  • When making important decisions about your children’s health and well-being, don’t forget about their teeth and gums. Compared to kids with poor oral health, children who establish good oral hygiene habits at a young age are more likely to continue excellent brushing and flossing as adults,...
  • 9 Weeks Until the Bonfield Express 5K!! For the 4th year, Grove Dental will be a corporate sponsor for this local race that offers scholarships based on character for area high school students. This is a good cause in a good community that holds our beginnings and our Grove Dental name! Let's...
  • As another summer wraps up and you prepare to send your kids back to school, don’t forget to add a dental checkup as an important part of your list of things to do. Dental exams are necessary to help combat tooth decay — the single most prevalent childhood disease in the country, according to the ...
  • 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...