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 […]

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 […]

In the News: 12 Medications That Cause Dry Mouth (and How to Treat It)

Dr. Umang Patel was recently quoted in the article, “12 Medications That Cause Dry Mouth (and How to Treat It),” published on Here’s an excerpt from the article from Dr. Umang Patel: “It’s important to keep your appointments every six months with your dentist if you are experiencing dry mouth because it can cause tooth decay,” […]

In the News: Foods That Strengthen Teeth, Told By Our Own Dr. Nina Arora

Our own Dr. Nina Arora had the opportunity to provide insight on Foods That Can Help Strengthen Your Teeth in a September, 2020 blog post on the Acteh website. (Acteh is a producer of electric toothbrushes.) Read the full article here.   To schedule an appointment, fill out this form, or call our office at […]