Relieving Your Dental Anxiety At David A. Rice, D.D.S.

Hello St Charles IL dental blog visitors, welcome to the David A. Rice, D.D.S. blog. I am Dr. David Rice and I specialize in cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry. A close Elgin friend of mine recently expressed fears about her upcoming root canal. She was anxious about the pain she might experience and worried about

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Why Sports Drinks Put Teeth At Risk In Bartlett IL

Most health-conscious individuals in the Elgin, St Charles IL and St Charles IL area exercise regularly, and many turn to sports drinks for hydration. While it’s true that they help maintain electrolyte levels in the body (and pose fewer health risks than energy drinks), their acidity can erode tooth enamel. And when tooth enamel erodes,

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Prevention-Oriented Dentistry

Are you a St Charles IL area parent of young children? Do you want them to develop better oral hygiene habits than you did when you were young? Perhaps you have a beautiful smile and want to prevent tooth decay. Many Elgin people have a mouth full of fillings and don’t want to add another

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7 Ways Dental Bonding Can Improve Your Smile In Bartlett IL

Dental bonding is a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure in the St Charles IL area, but there are many patients who don’t know exactly what it is or when it is useful to have the procedure done. Today in the Elgin Dental Blog, we explain 7 ways dental bonding is used in cosmetic dentistry. The dental

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3 Tooth Problems Which May Require A Root Canal

Hello Illinois, let’s talk about the root canal procedure (“endodontic therapy” in dentist-speak). The root canal may the most cringe-worthy dental treatment commonly done today, but it is important that dental patients in the Elgin, St Charles IL, and Bartlett IL areas know what is happening during this anxiety-inducing, though routine, procedure. At the center

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What’s New At Your Bartlett IL Dentist Office?

Hello friends of David A. Rice, D.D.S., today we’re talking about the modern dental office in the Bartlett IL area. Dentistry is a field of continual innovation. There are always new and improved ways to help St Charles IL residents have the healthiest and most beautiful smile possible. Many cosmetic dental offices in the Elgin,

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When Style And Oral Health Collide in Bartlett IL

Oral piercing is a popular form of body-art in Elgin, but just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s safe. I’m Dr. David Rice, a family dentist serving the Elgin, St Charles IL, and Bartlett IL areas. When my patients ask me about the safety of oral piercings, I make sure they understand the possible consequences.

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Pregnancy And Oral Health In Elgin

In today’s David A. Rice, D.D.S. blog we will discuss how pregnancy impacts your dental health. I am Dr. David Rice and I want all expectant mothers to realize the importance of good oral hygiene during pregnancy. Because of the changes going on in a pregnant woman’s body there are potential dental health issues that

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Affordable Elgin Cosmetic Dentistry

Will your dental insurance cover Elgin cosmetic dental procedures? Many Elgin dentistry clients assume their dental insurance won’t cover any cosmetic dental procedures. This is probably true for tooth bleaching or first time dental bonding. However, many dental insurance plans and dental supplemental plans cover orthodontia and any treatment needed to repair damage from an

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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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