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Office Protocol & Patient Safety

Personalized patient care and professionalism, clinical excellence and patient safety have always been our top priorities. AH Smiles has always followed the strictest CDC and OSHA regulations, and we hope that our attention to detail and cleanliness is apparent at…

Which Dermal Filler is Right for Me?

Did you know your dentist in Arlington Heights, IL offers dermal fillers in addition to their dentistry offerings? At AH Smiles, Dr. Brent Engelberg knows the value of facial esthetics. As a dentist, he's experienced with the muscle and bone…

Why Do I Have Discolored Teeth?

Discolored teeth are usually a recipe for insecurity and issues with self-esteem. You want to hide your smile when you should want to show it off. But what causes discolored teeth? And how can it be fixed? Dr. Brent Engelberg…

What are Fixed Hybrid Dentures?

If you’re missing a full arch of teeth, dentures are normally the recommended option for replacement. But with so many different kinds out there, how do you know which one you should get? Dr. Brent Engelberg of AH Smiles, a…

Can Diet Impact Oral Health?

During this difficult time, we want to remind our dental patients to maintain their oral and physical health. A healthy diet can not only contribute to a healthier mind and body but also healthier teeth and gums. Read on to…

Missing Your Regular Dental Checkup?

With COVID-19 affecting the entire nation, most dental practices have to cancel or postpone dental care that’s non-emergency. This means your regular checkup and cleaning may have been delayed. What should you do if you’re missing your appointment? Dr. Brent…

4 Tips to Upgrade Your Nighttime Oral Hygiene Routine

While attending routine preventative appointments with your dentist is important, were you aware that there’s something even more critical you can do to preserve your oral health? You may be surprised to learn that maintaining an at-home dental hygiene regimen…

Dental Health and Stress

Uncertainty is a common source of stress. Unfortunately, the unknown nature of the COVID-19 outbreak is causing a lot of uncertainty, thus increasing stress levels in many patients. You may not be aware that stress can have a major impact…

Why is Everyone Afraid of Root Canals?

Root canal: Just hearing the name of the procedure has the power to inspire dread in some people. Although root canals have a reputation of being unpleasant, painful procedures, you might be surprised to find out they’re not as bad…

4 Common Reasons People Get Dental Implants

Have you lost a tooth or teeth to tooth decay or gum disease?  Or maybe in a sports injury or auto accident? Dental implants are the most effective way adults of all ages can restore the appearance and function of…