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Going Gluten Free? Don’t Forget the Dentist!

Going Gluten Free? Don’t Forget the Dentist!

Do you have a gluten allergy? You should know that here at West Willow Family Dental, we are completely gluten free! Everyone with a gluten allergy or sensitivity knows the feelings associated with the condition: stomach discomfort, joint pain, skin rashes, fatigue, headaches etc. West Willow Family Dental is committed to our patient’s overall health, […]

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All on 4 Dental Implants

All on 4 Dental Implants

The ability to easily chew food, smile and talk without your teeth coming out is something many people can only fantasize about. Luckily, West Willow Family Dental offers All-On-4 dental implants, which is screwed into the jawbone and never comes out. This will be life-altering for those who are used to having dentures.

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Getting to Know Yessika

Getting to Know Yessika

Name? Title? Yessika, Dental Assistant Where did you grow up? Go to school? I grew up in Palatine, Illinois, about 30 minutes away from Wheaton and went to Palatine High School. How and when did you get your start at West Willow Family Dental? I joined the West Willow family a little more than a […]

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Eating Disorders and the Severe Impact on Oral Health

Eating Disorders and the Severe Impact on Oral Health

Eating disorders are diseases that truly know no gender, age or specific type of person. While adult women and teenagers most commonly suffer, diseases like bulimia, anorexia and compulsive overeating can affect anyone. Illnesses such as this can have many negative impacts on someone’s physical and mental health. West Willow Family Dental knows that these […]

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Children’s Dental Care

Children’s Dental Care

Coming to the dentist is a big, scary deal for many children. At West Willow Family Dental, we want to take the fear out of appointments and make sure your kids are comfortable and happy when they visit. In this video, Dr. Ray advises on the best time to start bringing children into the dentist […]

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Getting to Know… Pam

Getting to Know… Pam

Full name? Title? Pam Goecke, Registered Dental Hygienist Where did you grow up? Go to school? I grew up in Carol Stream, Illinois, just a few minutes from Wheaton! I attended Harper College in Palatine. How and when did you get your start at West Willow Dental? I started here about a year ago. Before […]

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Cancer Screening Tools at West Willow Dental

Cancer Screening Tools at West Willow Dental

Current technology makes it easier than ever to scan for oral cancer and other diseases. At West Willow Family Dental, we offer patients a free, painless way to get a cancer screening with our VELscope, an LED light that will allow us to see any abnormalities. Visit westwillowdental.com or call to make an appointment with […]

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The Oral and Total Health Connection

The Oral and Total Health Connection

Many people say there is a connection between mind, body and soul. At West Willow Family Dental, we think “mouth” belongs in the equation as well. While no one likes having a dirty-feeling mouth, bad breath and painful teeth, many also dislike going to the dentist, period. “I’ll put it off until next month,” is […]

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What to Expect at the Dentist When you are Expecting

What to Expect at the Dentist When you are Expecting

Medical care during pregnancy can be difficult and seemingly continuous. Women who have had children know all too well the number of doctor and hospital visits that will occur during the 9 months of pregnancy. But what about care for your teeth and gums? At West Willow Family Dental, we are experienced in treating patients […]

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Total Health

Total Health

You may not think of visits to the dentist as being important to your general health, but chronic illnesses are often linked to oral diseases. At West Willow Family Dental, attention to your total health is a cornerstone of our philosophy.

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