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Dentist Berwyn, IL

band – metal ring cemented in place around a tooth to allow brackets to attach to the teeth

banding – orthodontic process of fitting and cementing bands to teeth

base – insulating substance used beneath restorations to protect tooth pulp from changes in temperature

benefit – payment for covered dental services by third party insurer

benign – a term used to indicate mild, non-threatening, or non-malignant

bicuspid – tooth located in front of the molars and behind cuspids

bilateral – term meaning both right and left sides are indicated

biopsy – the removal of a small amount of tissue for examination and/or testing

bioinert – material property indicating it causes no physical reaction, such as inflammation or immune response

bite/occlusion – physical relationship between upper and lower teeth when closed

bleaching – whitening of the teeth, generally using a chemical oxidizing agent and/or laser treatment

block injection – anesthetic placed to cause numbness over a large area of the jaw and mouth

block graft – bone graft stabilized with screw, generally used to correct large bone defect

bond – mechanical or chemical adhesion connecting two surfaces, orthodontic appliance seal

bonding –  process of attaching brackets to teeth for braces or restoring teeth with composite resin to repair tooth color or shape

bone atrophy/resorption – loss of bone in jaw, commonly caused by periodontal disease

braces – orthodontic devices used to reposition teeth over time to correct misalignment, generally consisting of brackets and archwires

bracket – ceramic or metal piece cemented to the tooth to hold an archwire for orthodontic treatment

bridge/partial denture – dental prosthetic device used to replace one or more missing teeth, generally attaches to surrounding teeth or implants for support

bruxism – involuntary grinding of the teeth, usually while sleeping, often causing tooth wear, sensitivity, headaches, and jaw pain

buccal – referring to or toward the cheek

What Our Patients Say About Us

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Latisa Butler
Latisa Butler
Dental work can be a bit intimidating. However, at Berwyn Dental Connection the entire process is professional and calming. The atmosphere is relaxing, and the staff are very personable from the front desk to the dental hygienist and even the doctors! I received a root canal performed by Dr. Lares and she and her assistant made me feel comfortable. Overall, the entire staff are professional and skilled, I'd definitely recommend.
(5)
Feb 08, 2024
Maria Rivera
Maria Rivera
So happy I chose The Dental Connection and Dr. Lares. I’ve been going there for over three years and am very happy with the level of care and attention I get from Dr. Lares and her crew. All of the staff is so accommodating and go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and at ease, especially Veronica, one of the receptionists, who is the first person to greet you!
(5)
Feb 13, 2024
Tanya Piwowarski
Tanya Piwowarski
I am one of those people who is afraid of the dentist. I searched around and read every review for the Berwyn Dental Connection. All great reviews! So I was having tooth pain. I wanted an extraction. They got me in the next day! Dr. Lars was so amazing and all of her assistants were too!! So I do have high bp. They checked it before doing any type of procedure. It was high. So she wanted to wait to proceed to make sure I was ok. After a few minutes of talking it went down and she was able to pull my tooth. She was informative and patient and kind. I will be back to see Dr. Lars. I 100% recommend Berwyn Dental Connection ❤️❤️
(5)
Jan 30, 2024
Amy Kienow Paychek
Amy Kienow Paychek
Really warm and welcoming staff! I just received the most thorough cleaning of my life! The Dr. Lares was fantastic and adjusted my night guard for me and made recommendations for preventative care. Appreciate the wonderful care and service!
(5)
Sep 13, 2023
Alex Chavez
Alex Chavez
My 4 year old son and I just had our teeth cleaned and per usual we had the best experience ! The staff always makes us feel welcomed and like we are family. My son feels so comfortable with the staff as well as Doctor Camila that he didn’t even wince when asked if he wanted to start his cleaning (in a separate room) while I got mine done. He absolutely loves going to the dentist! Doctor Camila and staff always make sure that my concerns and questions are answered and are super flexible with appointment scheduling. They are truly the best!
(5)
Aug 06, 2023

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