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Family Dentistry – Arlington Heights, IL

Compassionate and Comprehensive Care for All Ages

Are you looking for a family dentist in Arlington Heights who can provide comprehensive services to those you love? Dr. Ernest Costello and Dr. Jay DeHart operate a family-owned practice that is committed to improving the smiles of children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. And with evening and weekend hours, we strive to make visiting the dentist an easy and convenient time for you and your family. From general checkups and cleanings to dental implant placement and Invisalign clear braces, you can expect to receive exceptional service and care all under one roof. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

What is a Family Dentist?

A husband, wife, and daughter standing together and smiling after seeing their dentist in Arlington Heights

Family dentists are quite similar to general dentists, except the former offers services to patients of all ages. Instead of just treating adults, these individuals provide care to children and teens as well. Dr. Costello and Dr. DeHart bring years of experience, training, and knowledge to the office each day. Their ability to develop young smiles gives them the opportunity to watch patients grow and maintain optimal oral health through each stage of life.

The Benefits of Seeing a Family Dentist

A dentist talking to a mother and her toys children about good oral hygiene habits

In choosing a family dentist for you and your loved ones, you should know why it’s the right decision. There are many benefits that come with seeing a family dentist, some of which include:

  • One convenient location for you and your family to visit for dental care
  • Lasting relationships with familiar faces
  • Convenient and easy scheduling
  • A dental team that is experienced at caring for smiles at all stages of life
  • Exceptional preventive services designed to catch problems early on and avoid more serious issues in the future
  • Greater peace of mind because your children will receive the same great care as you

Family-Friendly Available Services

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There is a multitude of services available at Costello & DeHart Dental Excellence. Built to serve as a one-stop-shop for you and your family, your children, your parents, and you can expect outstanding dentistry all in one convenient location.

Some of the available services we offer include:

  • Regular Dental Checkups and Cleanings
  • Restorative Dentistry (i.e., crowns, bridges, dentures & partials, root canal therapy)
  • Cosmetic Dentistry (i.e., teeth whitening, porcelain veneers)
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Invisalign Clear Braces
  • Dental Implants
  • Gum Disease Therapy
  • Children’s Dentistry

If you and your family are ready to choose who you want to care for your smiles, you can trust that your oral health will be in the best possible hands at Costello & DeHart Dental Excellence. Call us today to schedule an appointment!

Family Dentistry FAQs

If you’re wondering about what types of services family dentists offer, whether we accept your family’s dental insurance plan, or what makes us specially qualified to take care of your loved ones, look no further. Our team has compiled some of the most common questions that we get from our patients for your convenience. If you don’t see the answers you’re looking for, feel free to call us!

Can I schedule my entire family’s appointments for the same day?

Our team at Costello & DeHart Dental Excellence is happy to help accommodate your family’s needs. If you’d like to take care of everyone’s dental checkups and cleanings at once, we’d be glad to schedule your appointments at the same time. That way, you don’t have to worry about making multiple trips to our office. Just be sure to call and make your appointments ahead of time, so we can accommodate your busy schedule!

Can family dentists treat children?

Yes! Drs. Ernie and DeHart offer a wide range of children-friendly services, including regular checkups and cleanings, dental sealants, emergency dentistry for kids, cavity fillings, and for teens, we also offer Invisalign. Our team has lots of experience working with younger patients, so we’re sure to be welcoming, warm, and we always strive to make them feel comfortable.

Do you accept dental insurance?

We want to make sure accessing dental care for your family is easy, simple, and affordable. We’re happy to file insurance claims on your behalf and make the most out of your benefits. We also offer a Dental Wellness Plan for families who don’t have insurance as well. For a low annual fee, you can get all of your loved ones the crucial care they need, including two checkups and cleanings per calendar year, an oral cancer screening, any necessary X-rays, and fluoride treatment for children. To learn more, click here!

How often should my family visit the dentist?

The American Dental Association recommends visiting your family dentist once every six months for a checkup and cleaning. This will ensure that you and your children’s teeth and gums stay healthy. During these visits, our team will also take X-rays and perform an oral cancer screening as well. If it has been longer than six months since you’ve seen your family dentist in Arlington Heights, be sure to schedule an appointment!