What’s the Best Way to Fix Teeth that Overlap in Elgin?

Plenty of people have teeth that overlap. What causes overlapping teeth? Overlapping teeth are usually caused by genetics or habits as a child such as thumbsucking. They can also be caused by the mouth being too small to fit all the teeth correctly or having different-sized upper and lower jaws. Injury to the face or

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General and Family Dentistry in Elgin, IL

Are you looking for a first-class general and family dentistry practice in the Elgin area? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We are taking new patients at David A. Rice, DDS. 11 Reasons to Visit David A. Rice, DDS in Elgin Let’s discuss some reasons to call today to set up an exam

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What Makes Teeth Hurt and How David A. Rice, DDS Can Help You Avoid Pain

Tooth pain, often described as one of the most agonizing experiences, can stem from various causes, from the mundane to the serious. Understanding the root of tooth pain and seeking professional care is paramount to maintaining a pain-free smile. At David A. Rice, DDS in St Charles IL, we’re committed to helping you prevent and

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What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Dental Implants in Elgin?

For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. At David Rice DDs, we specialize in restorative dental procedures However many dental insurance companies don’t cover tooth implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Clearly,

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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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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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Tooth Bleaching Fact and Fiction

You have probably seen ads for brightening products contain terms such as “white brite,” “22 carbamide peroxide” and “peroxide teeth.” How do you separate tooth bleaching fact from fiction? David Rice DDS can make things easier. For the best results, consult a dentist Some tooth whitening dentists will guarantee fantastic results for any patient who

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No Dental Insurance? Prioritize Spending To Afford Dental Care

Millions of Americans don’t have dental insurance, and many Illinois employer plans have limited benefits. Some Elgin people who fail to get adequate dental care say “It’s too pricey.” If you are really living below poverty level, this excuse may be valid – but if you have an average income, you can probably shift your

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Top 5 Dos And Don’ts Of Dental Hygiene

Welcome to our blog and thanks for stopping by. David A. Rice, DDS wants to offer you some easy hints when caring for your teeth. For Confident Smiles 1.Do… remember you are just wiping the plaque away before it turns to tartar. A gentle toothbrushing at the correct angle can gently wipe the bacteria away.

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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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