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Brighten Your Smile With These Smart Food Choices That Whiten Your Teeth

There’s something refreshing about taking a forward thinking and natural approach to your dental health, and it’s even more exciting when you learn that you can whiten your teeth without harsh chemicals and expensive treatments. For generations, there have been certain foods that people knew that eating would help to whiten your enamel, and we’ve…

Planning for Implants

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and get yourself a brand new smile through the use of Dental Implants.  Congratulations! Thousands of patients every year are regaining their smile and their confidence through the use of this thousands of years old, but only recently perfected, technology.  Of course, now that you’ve decided to get…

Types of Implants

Dental implants are an effective way of restoring or replacing teeth that have been lost as a result of damage or decay. They provide an aesthetic replacement tooth while also maintaining stability and support through the use of artificial tooth roots that both stimulate the jaw bone and prevent bone loss. Nowadays, there are different…

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

During our late teen years into our early twenties, the last of our permanent teeth begin to erupt. These teeth are our third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth. However, despite their name, they tend to be anything but wise, often coming in sideways or sometimes failing to erupt at all. Because of this,…

Who Do I See For My Wisdom Teeth?

If you are in your late teens or early twenties and you are beginning to feel an aching pain in the back of your mouth from your wisdom teeth erupting, you may be wondering where to go to get the problem fixed. A good place to start would be Fox Valley Dental. Your dentist can…

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You Career

Did you know that having a dazzling smile is an important element of furthering your career? Your smile is the first thing people notice about you and potential employers report that a person who smiles naturally during interviews is a more likable and memorable candidate. Just as potential employers are more likely to hire someone…

The History of Dental Implants

There is a modern conceit that all forms of medicine that involve surgery or replacement of missing bodily elements, like teeth, are products of advanced medical science. While on the surface this makes a certain amount of sense, it’s important to remember that many of the medical issues we face, especially as pertains to the…

Continuing Dental Education

The medical industry moves forward at an incredible pace, and the dental industry within it is no exception. Every day there are new advances that make treatment faster, more effective, and safer or simply introduce new techniques that allow treatment of conditions that existing options didn’t cover. From new diagnostic techniques to preventive care, you…

Quality Dental Care through Communication and Advanced Technology

The best way to get quality dental care is to communicate with your dentist. Unfortunately, this can be difficult when your dentist has his hands in your mouth. Additionally, communicating how you’re feeling or what you suspect might be wrong can be difficult because you aren’t a dentist. But just because you aren’t a dentist…

Preventative Dentistry

The best thing you can do for your teeth is to protect them from an early age. This starts with preventative dentistry. Preventative dentistry can save you time, money, and pain – all good things. In fact, patients who do not properly care for their mouth and end up in need of a whole mouth…

Insurance Benefits

At Fox Valley Dental we pride ourselves on providing an enjoyable dental experience to our patients. Part of that experience is ensuring we take most insurances, that way patients are never limited to who they can see. Additionally, we make it a point to provide patients with affordable out of pocket treatment options as well,…

Heat Sterilization

When it comes to your dental care you know just how important it is to do your part to keep your mouth healthy. Dr. Dokhanchi and his team at Fox Valley Dental Care in Aurora, IL know how important it is that they do their part to ensure only the highest standards in sterilization are…

Ethics & Quality Dentistry

When you sit down in the chair for an exam or procedure, you do so with trust in your dentist. Knowing that you can expect only the best in ethics and quality dentistry from your dentist, Bob Dokhanchi, DD, will put your mind at ease during your visit and throughout your treatment. So just what…

An Overview of Evidence-Based Dentistry

What is Evidence-Based Dentistry? Throughout all branches of medicine, there has been a push for evidence-based medicine. This push has extended to the field of dentistry as well. While many people may have heard of evidence-based medicine and evidence-based dentistry, they may not fully understand what this means. Evidence-based dentistry is the practice of dentistry…