Schaumburg Dentist - Dr. Harry J. Kiriluk
1622 E. Algonquin Rd., Suite C
Schaumburg, IL. 60173
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Our Commitment to You
When you visit our dental office, your smile is our top priority. Dr. Harry Kiriluk and his entire team are dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle dentistry that you deserve. We always welcome new patients and are happy to provide second opinions. Call us at 847 397-7161 to schedule your appointment or click the contact tab to email us.
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Comprehensive Care and Convenience
We pride ourselves on the care with which we provide our patients. Our Schaumburg general and cosmetic dental practice provides comprehensive treatment for our family of patients: from decay preventing sealants and smile whitening, to complex restorative care and orthodontics. We process your insurance, accept checks, Visa, Mastercard and Discover to complement our no interest financing program. We make state of the art dentistry affordable for everyone.
Comfort and Technology
Our dental faciltiy has been designed with your comfort in mind: expansive treatment rooms with features such as an intra-oral camera that allows the patient to view the mouth exactly as the doctor sees it, modern sterilization techniques for your safety, drilless removal of tooth decay using microabrasion, laser technology to find cavities while they are still small and can be corrected with minimal treatment, digital x-rays for immediate viewing and significantly less radiation exposure to the patient, and relaxing nitrous oxide and oral sedation for apprehensive patients. These are just a few examples of our commitment to providing dental care in a comfortable setting.
Caring, Compassion, and Excellence are Our Goals
Our entire staff is dedicated to providing quality dentistry. We take the time to talk with you about your concerns and desires, then provide you with the complete dental care you deserve in an environment that is as pleasant as possible.
Dental Health is Important for All
We believe that good dental health is important for everyone...children, adults, and seniors. We stress preventative care with the goal of finding and treating dental problems while they are small.
Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs. This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.
Our patients have always been our best source of referrals. We are pleased that they continue to refer their family and friends to our practice. See what they have to say about our office by clicking the Testimonials link on the upper part of this page.
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Dental Care for Patients with Diabetes
More than 23 million people in the United States have diabetes. If you're one of them, it's easy to understand why you'd want to know how diabetes affects your oral health. You might be surprised to learn that if your blood glucose levels are poorly controlled, you are more likely to develop serious gum disease (periodontitis) and lose more teeth than people who don't have diabetes. In turn, periodontitis may cause your blood sugar to rise, making your diabetes harder to control.
What puts people with diabetes at higher risk for gum disease? The less controlled your blood sugar level, the more impaired your white blood cells become. These guys are the main defense against bacterial infections that occur in your mouth. With less of them fighting infections, there's more chance serious dental problems will occur. The good news is a dentist can keep an eye on your oral health and help keep gum disease at bay.
The No. 1 most important thing people with diabetes can do for their oral health is to keep their blood glucose levels as close to normal as possible. Gums stay healthy when the teeth around them are free of dental plaque and dental tartar. To keep your teeth and gums clean, brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily. If you wear dentures, remove and clean them every day.
Regular dental visits are your best weapon in the fight against gum disease. Only a professional dental cleaning can remove dental plaque and dental tartar. That's why having your teeth and gums checked and cleaned by your dentist twice a year is so important. (Your dentist may recommend more frequent visits depending on the status of your diabetes.) At each dental visit, discuss your diabetes status (how well controlled your blood sugar is) and the medications you take.
It's important for everyone to practice good oral hygiene, but even more so for people with diabetes. And keep an eye out for any changes in your oral health. If you notice anything, call your dentist right away.
We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations, and more.
Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.
Harry J. Kiriluk D.D.S. Ltd
1622 E. Algonquin Rd. Suite C
Schaumburg, IL 60173