We’re already well into the month of October, and that means your to-do list may be filling up with special holiday plans and get-togethers. Before things get too busy with end of year madness, your dentist in Arlington Heights wants to remind you of one thing: your unused dental insurance benefits are at risk of sleeping away! Keep reading to find out what you’ve got to lose in 2018, and why it matters. Now is a great time to schedule a checkup and cleaning!
Westgate Dental Care Blog
October 25, 2018
Americans love Halloween — it’s estimated that in 2015 alone, a total of $6.9 billion was spent on the holiday. On average, that’s about $79 per person spent on costumes, decorations, and CANDY. That last one is why this holiday is also your dentist’s worst nightmare! Kids’ teeth are most vulnerable to tooth decay between the ages of 6 and 14, which also means some of the prime trick-or-treating years. But there are a few steps you can take to make sure your little one has a fun and safe Halloween. Keep reading for these 4 top smile safety tips from your children’s dentist in Arlington Heights!
September 28, 2018
As dedicated members of the community we love so much, we know our commitment to helping Arlington Heights goes beyond serving our regular patients with excellent care. The Westgate Dental Care team wants to bring quality dentistry to anyone who needs it! That’s why we hold our day of free dental care annually — to offer necessary basic services to people who may not be able to pay for it otherwise.
September 13, 2018
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and your dentist in Arlington Heights wants to get into the spirit of this important event! That’s why we’re donating $2 to UC Comer Children’s Hospital for every new Facebook Like we get this month. We carried out a similar campaign last year and were able to donate $1,000 to the hospital! If you would like to help our efforts to fight childhood cancer, head to our Facebook page and give us a Like. Thank you in advance for your support!
September 5, 2018
Getting through life with all your pearly whites intact can be a tall task indeed. Whether by accident or neglect, most people will sooner or later have to face the prospect of losing one or more of their precious teeth. Fortunately, through the magic of dental implants, no tooth loss needs to be permanent anymore. Instead, you can restore your missing teeth via dental implantation, a procedure that comes in handy in a wide variety of situations. If you’re curious about dental implants but don’t know much about them yet, here’s a quick primer to get you up to speed: (more…)
August 29, 2018
Being bombarded by different kinds of food and drink every day, it’s normal for teeth to develop occasional problems over time. From cavities to fallen teeth, there are a plethora of situations in which restorative dentistry is required in order to repair the damage that has occurred and bring back that perfect smile. With that in mind, the team at Westgate Dental Care is filled with professionals who are more than capable of addressing any issue that arises. Their field of competence extends to such procedures as: (more…)
July 26, 2018
The simple act of giving is one of the cornerstones of any thriving community, and there are no receivers more worthy of such gestures than children. That’s the philosophy that lies at the heart of the Apple Tree Donation Campaign, a local Midwestern tradition that has been going on for the better part of three decades now. (more…)
July 19, 2018
There are few things more important than keeping your teeth healthy. We can replace almost anything, but we only get one set of adult teeth. Luckily, Westgate Dental Care makes it possible for anyone to have healthy teeth with the help of dental implants. It is imperative to replace any tooth that you have missing to avoid tooth drift and decay. At Westgate Dental, we use state of the art dental implant technology that heals your teeth completely. (more…)
July 12, 2018
Restorative dentistry encompasses a large section of dentistry as a whole. Everything from fillings to dentures falls under this umbrella and depending on your needs, restorative dentistry can oftentimes be the best solution. Here at Westgate Dental Care, we pride ourselves in our knowledgeable staff and in providing the best treatment for each individual patient. Schedule an appointment with us and see how Westgate Dental can help you find your perfect smile. (more…)
June 28, 2018
As anyone who’s ever been saddled with a midnight toothache surely knows, dental emergencies don’t abide by a fixed schedule. That’s because, like all medical emergencies, tooth-related problems are impossible to predict in every single instance. Even people who take great care of their teeth and visit their dentists on a regular basis can still suffer the occasional accident or spontaneous infection that requires immediate care.
Since we at Westgate Dental Care believe strongly in an anxiety-free style of dentistry, we’ve decided to implement emergency services for all patients in the Arlington Heights Illinois area. This means that, in case of an emergency, you can pay us a visit even if you haven’t previously booked an appointment with us. We have protocols in place to welcome customers on the same day in emergency situations, and will gladly do everything in our power to see you as quickly as possible. Here are just some of the advantages of choosing Westgate Dental Care in times of need: