Palos Heights Family Dental Welcomes Patients of Retiring Local Dentist Dr. Patricoski

Smooth Transition and Smiles Ahead In June of 2021, neighboring dentist Dr. Patricoski announced his retirement after a fulfilling 30-plus-years practicing dentistry just down the street from us in Palos Heights. We are honored that Dr. Patricoski chose Palos Heights Family Dental to entrust with the care of his patient base. Although we know his […]

Palos Heights Family Dental: Always Safe Practices You Trust

State of the Palos Heights Office One Year After Reopening during the COVID-19 Pandemic  Last year after almost three months of shutdown due to COVID-19, we carefully reopened our office. That was exactly one year ago! Reopening meant reinforcing the safety and sterilization practices we’ve always prioritized and undertaking additional precautions based on the requirements […]

Root Cause: Don’t Mistake the Solution for the Problem

Root canals are often blamed for pain, but they’re not the real culprit. It’s time to celebrate them instead.  May is “Save Your Tooth Month,” according to the American Association of Endodontists (AAE). On top of that, the second week of May is Root Canal Awareness Week and Wednesday, May 12 is Root Canal Awareness […]

Change Your Toothbrush, Change the World

Let’s Honor Earth Day/Week/Month by Considering Toothbrush Recycling Options to Help Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Dental Hygiene April is Earth Month, and that got us thinking about the legacy we leave. We usually think about the legacy of healthy patients, clean teeth, and confident smiles. But it didn’t take us long to realize that […]

What’s the Difference Between a Dental Hygienist and a Dental Assistant?

We have both dental hygienists and dental assistants on our staff. Do you know the difference between them? We’ll help clear up the confusion. You know there are several different people doing different jobs in our practice, but have you ever stopped to wonder about the differences? Most people know what the dentist does, but […]