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Cosmetic Dentistry takes a Specialist

In this day and age, there are several ways you can perfect your smile. Thanks to Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor and Dr. Verena Phillips from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview, you have a variety of choices when it comes to cosmetic dentistry.

As cosmetic dentists, both understand that what works for some, won’t work for others. For example, if you have restorations or intrinsic staining, professional tooth whitening will not be successful.

Porcelain Veneers with a Professional Chicago Cosmetic Dentist

Everyone has that one friend or family member that went too far with cosmetic dentistry. If your older sister’s teeth look identical and …Read More

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Porcelain Veneers When Whitening Won’t Work

If you are tired of spending too much on tooth whitening products that don’t work, it’s time to consider another alternative.

Teeth that have been restored or teeth that are badly stained on the inside cannot be whitened. Even professional tooth whitening won’t get the job done. Fortunately, other cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as porcelain veneers, will give you the smile that you have always dreamed of having.

Cosmetic Dental Bonding or Porcelain Veneers

This procedure takes a single dental appointment to complete. Your dentist in Glenview, Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor, and Dr. Verena Phillips are preferred cosmetic dental bonding providers and will give …Read More

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Zoom!® Professional Tooth Whitening for Spring Break

Spring break is around the corner and if your smile isn’t up to par with your new outfit or vacation plans, it’s time to Zoom!® into your cosmetic dentist in Chicago.

Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor and Dr. Verena Phillips for a new you. The Glen Dental Center in Glenview is a preferred Zoom!® professional tooth whitening provider and can transform your less than perfect grin into a beautiful smile.

What is Zoom!® Tooth Whitening?

Zoom!® is a remarkable treatment that can lighten your teeth up to 10 shades. In addition, the procedure takes about an hour and is performed chairside at your Glenview dentist’s …Read More

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Custom Made Mouthguards for Protection

April is National Facial Protection Month and that means it’s time to schedule an appointment with your dentist in Glenview.

Both Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor and Dr. Verena Phillips are licensed and preferred providers of custom made mouth protectors, which are an essential part of any athlete’s uniform. Whether your son plays Little League, your daughter likes to go mountain bike riding, or your partner is an avid skateboarding enthusiast, custom-made mouth guards are a necessity.

Types of Mouthguards Available

Although there are three types of mouth protectors available, only one is custom made to fit your mouth.

Standard Mouthguards

Standard mouth guards are the cheapest …Read More

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A New Dentist in Glenview Welcomes You

It’s a new office and a new dentist in Glenview. Dr. Verena Phillips is happy to be a part of the Glen Dental Center.

Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor and the entire team from the Glen Dental Center Chicago and the surrounding areas are looking forward to an exciting time with your new dentist in Glenview, Dr. Verena Phillips.

Dr. Phillips looks forward to welcoming you and is excited about this new chapter in her life. Her decision was made easier the minute she stepped through the door and discovered the calming influence by the entire dental team in Glenview.

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Verena Phillips, DDS Your New Dentist in Glenview

Your new dentist in Glenview, Verena Phillips, DDS has now joined Glen Dental Center! Your dentist in Lynchburg

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Straight Teeth for a New You in the New Year

Straight teeth can happen in as little as six months with clear braces. Thanks to Invisalign®, you don’t have to wait two years for a smile that rocks the world. However, not all invisible braces work the same as Invisalign®

is the leader in straight teeth and although it may not be right for you, could work wonders for your crooked grin.

What is Invisalign® and Why Does It Work?

Invisalign® is clear braces system that gently pushes your teeth into place. Unlike conventional wires and brackets, which require pulling and pushing, which can be quite painful, Invisalign® uses a series of removable …Read More

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Leaky Silver Amalgam Fillings are a Health Hazard

Tooth decay and gum disease often go undetected. If you have old silver amalgam fillings, you could be harboring more than a few cavities under your old silver amalgam restorations.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor from the Glen Dental Center in Glenview, dental caries can’t be seen under silver amalgam fillings with normal inspection. However, if you have cracks and chips, chances are, you are harboring tooth decay.

Why are Silver Amalgam Fillings Bad?

Silver amalgam fillings are made up of silver, copper, tin, and nearly 50 percent mercury. Mercury is a poisonous toxin, and although it is natural, isn’t good for your …Read More

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Is Your Bad Breath Hiding Something?

Your bad breathe could be hiding something more sinister. A major sign of gum disease is chronic halitosis, but it’s not just gum disease you need to worry about if people if people are running the other way when you open your mouth.

The Hidden Truth about Bad Breathe

For eight out of ten people chronic halitosis starts in the mouth. A trip to your dentist in Glenview and a deep cleaning could solve the problem; however, for some, bad breathe may be a sign of a sinus infection.

If Dr. Jeffrey Gilmor has examined your mouth and given your teeth and gums …Read More

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A Mouth Makeover in Less than a Year

A mouth makeover could be just what the doctor ordered if you are stressing about your upcoming holiday parties. Although you may not have enough time to complete dental implants for missing teeth, there is still plenty of time for porcelain veneers, cosmetic dental bonding, or professional tooth whitening.

What is a Mouth Makeover?

According to your cosmetic dentist in Glenview, Ill, a mouth makeover repairs chips, cracks, and gappy smiles. A mouth makeover could be as simple as an in office tooth whitening session or dental bonding appointment. More complex mouth makeover treatments, such as dental implants, and clear braces are …Read More

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