Dentistry For Your Elgin Child

David A. Rice, D.D.S. provides dentistry for child patients. Our dentistry for child patients is performed by our comfortable staff and always takes into consideration the special circumstances that children require. A little extra patience with our child patients is critical. We understand that going to the dentist can be a bit frightening for a

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Do You Love Your Smile?

The people in the Bartlett IL area who are most happy with their smiles have healthy, straight teeth that sparkle when they laugh. If nature didn’t bless you with attractive teeth, you are not alone. Most perfect smiles you come across were not always that way. They are the result of cosmetic dentistry performed by an

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What is Crown Lengthening?

Perfect smiles created at David Rice DDS often require crown lengthening. Crown lengthening surgery is a safe and effective procedure that exposes more of the visible part of the tooth. Some clients undergo crown lengthening surgery at David Rice DDS to alter their gummy smile. A gummy smile refers to upper teeth that appear too

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The Dangers of Oral Piercing

If you live in the St Charles IL area and are considering puncturing your lip or tongue, read this: Infection Your mouth is full of bacteria. Any opening in the tissue carries the risk of infection. The germs from your tongue and mouth can easily get into your bloodstream. St Charles IL dentists and doctors

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Artistic Smile Masterpieces At David A. Rice, D.D.S.

Hello St Charles IL friends of David A. Rice, D.D.S.! Thanks for stopping by the ultimate cosmetic dentistry blog. Today we are talking about personal transformation. Many St Charles IL men and women want to reinvent themselves in at least one aspect of their life. Some people are training for a new career. Some men

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Celebrity Smiles in Elgin

How do celebrities obtain brilliant white smiles always ready for the red carpet or a close-up? Do they avoid coffee? Not likely. Every star-watching magazine is full of pictures of famous people holding Starbucks cups. Do they avoid tobacco? Some probably do, but many actors and fashion models with dazzling white smiles are smokers. Very

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Full Mouth Reconstruction in South Elgin

Cosmetic and restorative dentistry techniques and materials have advanced to a point where total and near-total mouth reconstruction is possible right here in the South Elgin area. Unlike conventional removable dentures, extensive mouth reconstruction involves strong, functional and aesthetically pleasing teeth with roots permanently anchored into the jaw bone. You have probably heard around South

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Veneers Create Stunning Smiles in South Elgin

Veneers have myriad applications in South Elgin cosmetic dentistry. With veneers, you can transform your smile without significant restorative dental work. Is your tooth enamel worn and thin? Tooth-colored porcelain veneers have the translucency of healthy tooth enamel. Many South Elgin dental clients have received veneers to cover worn enamel. Some believe they look twenty years

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Tooth Restoration in Elgin

At David Rice DDS in Elgin, we use a variety of techniques to restore damaged teeth. Most Elgin cosmetic dental clients are familiar with fillings. Traditional fillings are also called ‘direct restorations’ because they are applied to the tooth, shaped and polished in one visit. Another type of filling is called an ‘indirect restorations’ and

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Same Day Smile Makeovers At David Rice DDS In Elgin

Have you ever wished your Elgin cosmetic dentist could glue new pearly white covers on your existing teeth as easy as you paint a wall in your house? Guess what? With porcelain veneers, it’s possible. Porcelain veneers are wafer-thin tooth-shaped fronts that are permanently bonded to your natural teeth. Unlike a crown procedure, your Elgin

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Memberships & Associations

Dr. David Rice, DDS, KOIS Center Clinical Instructor membership page The American Academy of Restorative Dentistry membership logo for Dr. Rice, DDS Elgin dentist Dr. David Rice is a member of the American Dental Association Illinois State Dental Society membership badge for Dr. David Rice, DDS


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