Chicago Loop Functional Dentist

Breathe better, sleep better, live better

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Functional dentistry for functional living

Our Chicago Loop functional dentist office goes beyond traditional dental care — we take a comprehensive approach to improving oral and overall health.

Functional dentistry focuses on the connection between oral health and the rest of your body. By addressing underlying issues such as sleep apnea, teeth clenching, and mouth breathing, we aim to enhance your well-being through holistic treatment.

At Choices in Dentistry, we recognize the profound impact of oral health on overall health and are here to help you achieve optimal wellness.

Uncover the hidden potential of functional dentistry for optimal health

Functional dentistry is a non-invasive, effective approach to managing symptoms related to various oral health issues. By addressing the root causes of these problems, we can improve breathing, sleep quality, and even facial aesthetics.

Our experts will guide you through personalized treatment plans, providing a clear path toward enhanced well-being and quality of life.

How can functional dentistry improve your health?

Functional dentistry can significantly enhance your health by addressing the root causes of oral and systemic issues. This holistic approach focuses on improving:

  • Breathing and Sleep Quality: By correcting oral and facial muscle dysfunctions, functional dentistry can alleviate conditions like sleep apnea, leading to better rest and overall well-being.
  • Teeth and Jaw Alignment: It helps in reducing teeth clenching and grinding, which can prevent tooth damage and alleviate TMJ pain.
  • Orthodontic Stability: Properly aligned oral structures support lasting results from orthodontic treatments, reducing the risk of relapse.
  • Oral and Systemic Health: Encouraging nasal breathing and optimal tongue posture can improve the oral microbiome, enhance digestion, and boost overall health.
  • Chronic Pain Relief: Functional dentistry can address orofacial pain and related issues, offering relief and improving quality of life.
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Choosing the path to wellness

CHOICES is more than our name. It’s how we approach dentistry — including functional dentistry. At every visit, you’ll be able to ask questions, learn, and discover the choices you can make to improve your oral and overall health.

Our unique dental philosophy emphasizes…

  • Personalized care
  • High-tech and high-quality treatments
  • Friendly and gentle dentists and team
  • Eco-friendly office
  • Simplified billing and insurance options

New patients are welcome

  • Start with our introductory session for just $65
  • Take a quick tour of our eco-friendly office
  • Meet your dentist to discuss your oral health and dental history
  • Learn about the benefits of Functional Dentistry
  • Ask questions or get a second opinion about any concerns you may have

Choose your therapy package

Depending on your individual needs, select from:

  • Short-term options: 6-week packages for focused improvements.
  • Long-term support: Up to a year of structured therapy for lasting benefits.
  • DIY exercises option: For those interested, take-home some exercises to do on your own after our initial assessment.

FAQ about functional dentistry

What is functional dentistry?

Functional dentistry is a holistic approach to dental care that focuses on the connection between oral health and overall health. It aims to address the root causes of oral health issues and improve overall wellness through personalized treatments.

How can functional dentistry improve my sleep?

Functional dentistry can improve sleep by addressing issues like sleep apnea and breathing problems. Proper alignment of the jaw and oral structures can enhance airflow, leading to better quality sleep and reduced reliance on mechanical aids like CPAP machines.

Can functional dentistry help with teeth grinding and TMJ pain?

Yes, functional dentistry can help reduce teeth grinding (bruxism) and alleviate TMJ pain by identifying and treating the underlying causes, such as muscle imbalances and poor oral habits. This approach can provide long-term relief and prevent further damage to your teeth and jaw.

How does functional dentistry support orthodontic treatments?

Functional dentistry supports orthodontic treatments by ensuring proper muscle function and oral habits. By addressing issues like tongue thrust and mouth breathing, it helps maintain the stability of orthodontic results and reduces the risk of relapse.

Is functional dentistry suitable for children?

Yes, functional dentistry is suitable for children. Early intervention can help correct oral habits, improve breathing patterns, and support healthy dental and facial development. This proactive approach can prevent future dental issues and contribute to overall health.

Very friendly staff and great experience overall!

Douglas S.

Office Information

Monday : 10am - 6pm
Tuesday : 9:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday : 8am - 4pm
Thursday : 8am - 4pm
Friday : 8am - 3pm
Saturday & Sunday : Closed

(312) 368-8771

25 E. Washington Street
Suite 1101
Chicago, IL 60602
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Make the right choice

Schedule your appointment at our Chicago Loop office today to learn more about integrative care, including safe mercury filling removal. Let us help you discover the best CHOICE for your health and wellness.
Call our office (312) 368-8771 or contact us online.