You probably have at least one question about your dental care, as most patients do. Below are some of the Orland Park dental questions that patients often ask us. Call us today at 708-858-9591 if you have a different question, need help with a dental concern, or would like to make an appointment. You can also schedule online.
- Do you offer dental sedation?
- Can You Help Me Get More Sleep?
- Do you offer family dentistry services?
- What types of orthodontic treatment do you perform?
- How can dental implants help me?
Do you offer dental sedation?
Yes we do! If you’re nervous about a procedure or worried about discomfort, one of our dentists can prescribe a safe, FDA-approved medication to take prior to your appointment. You’ll arrive feeling relaxed and stay that way throughout your treatment.
Can You Help Me Get More Sleep?
You might be surprised to find out that we may be able to help you address your lack of good sleep. If you are snoring loudly, gasping awake, and feeling tired after a night of sleep, you may be dealing with sleep apnea. Sleep apnea happens when the tissues at the back of your throat actually block your airway and force you to the edge of waking in order to begin breathing again. The good news is that you can find relief with a simple oral appliance to hold your airway open as you sleep. Ask us for more information at your next appointment.
Do you offer family dentistry services?
Yes, we offer dental care for every member of your family, from the youngest to the oldest. For your little ones, we try to make our office as kid-friendly as possible. We have a treasure chest they can pick a prize from, plus they will enjoy “happy visits” to get them used to coming to the dentist.
We have several orthodontic options for both teens and adults, plus we offer a full suite of cosmetic and restorative dental services for any of your loved ones who might benefit from them. If someone in your family needs a dental treatment, chances are that Smiles of Orland Park does it! Our convenient office hours make scheduling easy, too. We’re open early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays.
What types of orthodontic treatment do you perform?
We understand that there’s not a one-size-fits-all approach to orthodontic care, so we give you three great ways to straighten your teeth. Traditional metal braces work great for many of our patients, especially those with severe bite or alignment problems.
For more discreet treatment, ceramic braces offer all the benefits of metal braces, but with transparent brackets. Your treatment will be less noticeable but just as effective.
For our most discreet orthodontic care, there’s Invisalign treatment. This method uses clear, plastic teeth aligners without any metal whatsoever. Plus your treatment will be fast – many of our patients complete their Invisalign care in as few as 12 months.
How can dental implants help me?
Dental implants are small titanium posts that function as replacement tooth roots. After Dr. Marshall places them into your jaw, they can support several types of new replacement teeth.
Your choices could include crowns, bridges, dentures, or complete arches of fixed teeth. Not only will you have a beautiful, complete smile, you’ll once again be able to enjoy all your favorite foods.
Plus, dental implants have the added benefit of helping keep your jawbone healthy so you can avoid the “sunken-face” appearance that commonly occurs when you’ve had teeth missing for a while.
We hope we’ve answered your Orland Park dental questions. Call us today at 708-858-9591 if you have other questions or if you’re ready to schedule your next dental visit.