Versatile Veneers From David Rice DDS For A Vivid Smile

Have you ever wished you could quickly attach perfectly shaped, dazzling white front surfaces to your teeth? Guess what? You can! With porcelain veneers, you can eliminate smile imperfections in just one visit to David Rice DDS at our exceptional Elgin cosmetic dental office. Simple procedure, dramatic results The cutting-edge porcelain veneer is one of

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Got A Ginormous Cavity in Elgin?

When Dr. David Rice of David A. Rice, DDS in Elgin repairs a tooth that has decay or damage, the procedure chosen often depends on the location of the problem. We’re talking tooth-specific locale here. If there is a chip, crack, or tooth decay on the biting surface of a tooth, an onlay or inlay

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Tips for Keeping Teeth Clean During Your Workday Illinois

Maintaining clean teeth throughout the day is essential for oral hygiene, social courtesy, and overall confidence. However, the demands of a busy workday can sometimes make it challenging to prioritize dental care. Here are some practical tips from our team at David Rice DDS to help you keep your teeth clean and maintain optimal oral

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The Unsung Heroes Of Dentistry in Elgin, IL

In today’s post from David Rice DDS, we will veer a bit off the beaten path, so to speak, and review an important dental specialty; forensic dentistry. The official term for the use of dentistry in criminal cases and post-mortem identification is forensic odontology. These professionals are rarely recognized but play a vital role in

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A Dentist’s Perspective on Chewing Gum in the Elgin, IL Area

Chewing gum has been a favorite pastime for many, but when it comes to oral health, the question arises: Is it good or bad for your teeth? At David A. Rice, DDS, we have a mission to serve the residents of Elgin, Illinois, and the St Charles IL area with a professional level of care

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A Missing Tooth Can Lead to Bone Loss

Today’s post from David Rice DDS focuses on missing teeth and bone health. Our teeth have many vital functions. We need them to chew our food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the bone around the site of the extraction begins to

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5 Ways To Prevent A Cracked Tooth in Elgin

Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and expensive to repair. Today’s post in the David A. Rice, DDS dental blog contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. 1. Avoiding a cracked tooth means avoiding chewing on hard things. Mind-blowing, right? People should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard

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Attack Of The Gummi Bear

Here at the Elgin dental blog, we never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are devoted to our patients’ oral health. So, today we offer an essential warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most Bartlett IL, South Elgin, and Wayne residents probably know that sugar is not your teeth’s

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Oral Rinses: An Extra Measure Of Tooth Protection For Kids

Hello, I’m David Rice of David A. Rice, D.D.S.. Wayne parents usually know the basics on children’s oral health: limit sugar, make sure they brush and floss regularly, take them to the dentist for twice-yearly exams and cleanings, discourage between-meal snacking, see that they get enough calcium and Vitamin D, etc. Many Illinois parents also give their kids fluoride supplements if their municipal water supply has an inadequate level of fluoride.

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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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