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 […]

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 […]

Who Wants to be a Dentist, Dental Assistant, or Hygienist?

Women! Recognizing and celebrating the women dentists, dental assistants, and hygienists of Palos Heights Family Dental during women’s history month. March is Women’s History Month. It’s also the time when we celebrate National Dentist Day (March 6), Dental Assistants Week (March 7-13), and look forward to Dental Hygienist Week (April 7-14). Is that a coincidence? […]