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What to Expect at Thomas J. Feder, DDS, PC [video]

Going to a new dentist — or any dentist, really — can be daunting. At Thomas J. Feder, DDS, PC, we strive to make our office one you will want to make your permanent dental home. In this video, Dr. Michael Smith walks you through what you can expect at your first visit with us. Because we want you to be comfortable and informed before you even arrive. To book an appointment or free consultation, you may fill out our convenient online form or call our Belleville, IL office at 618-219-1412. We look forward to meeting you!


Frightfully Bad Candy Choices (and What to Buy Instead)

Hooray for Halloween! What kid doesn’t love creatively carved pumpkins lighting up porches, the fun of dressing up as a favorite character or animal, the parties and events, and, of course, the thrill of trick-or-treating on October 31st? And, of course, there’s the candy. Lots and lots of it. And not just on the big night itself. The influx of sweets often seems to start earlier in the month. So what can parents do to ensure the kids have fun without putting their oral health on the line? The good news is there is no reason to prohibit candy altogether. In fact, this could easily ......


Gingivitis Warning Signs [video]

Have you noticed your gums have been swollen or painful? Do they bleed when you brush and floss? If so, you may have gingivitis, or the early stage of gum disease, and it’s important that you visit us immediately. As the disease progresses, it becomes more difficult to treat. Watch this informative video from the American Dental Association. Then contact Thomas J. Feder DDS, PC for an appointment. We offer a convenient online contact form, or you may call our Belleville, IL office at 618-219-1412.


Is Dental Anxiety That Big A Deal? [FAQ]

Happy Autumn, from all of us at Thomas J. Feder DDS PC! It’s hard to believe that fall is already here, but that means it’s the perfect time to set up your next routine cleaning and exam in our Belleville, IL dental office. Before this season quickly turns into the hectic holiday rush, you’ll have a clean, healthy smile to finish out the year! We know that’s much easier said than done for so many people. Fear of the dentist is very real, and it’s more common than you probably think. In fact, millions of Americans suffer from dental anxiety. Dental anxiety is more than just nerves. It’s ......


5 Reasons to Choose Thomas J. Feder

You are looking for a new dentist. How do you find one who provides superior clinical care, but also makes you feel comfortable in the examination chair? Sure, you can ask for a recommendation from a friend, or Google and hope for the best. But if you live in or around Belleville, IL, you don’t need to look any further than Thomas J. Feder DDS, PC. We will be your partner in keeping your smile healthy and clean, and we strive to make every visit a pleasant one because that is what will keep you coming back. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call our office at(618) 219-1412.We ......


Chew Sugarless Gum for Better Oral Health [video]

Chewing sugar-free gum increases saliva production, which helps wash away food and keep teeth clean. So brush, floss, come in to see us twice a year — and consider adding chewing gum to your oral hygiene routine. Watch this informative video from the ADA to learn more. If you live in or around Belleville, IL, call Thomas J. Feder DDS at 618-219-1412 to schedule your next checkup. You may also contact us online.


We Come Through for Your Dental Emergency [video]

When Kathy’s grandson had a tooth knocked out and other teeth bent in his mouth, she brought him straight from the emergency room to Dr. Feder’s office. He was able to save and correct the boy’s teeth. If you live in the Belleville, IL area and have a dental emergency, call Thomas J. Feder DDS at 618-219-1412 for an immediate appointment.


4 Facts That Will Change Your View of Dentistry

Since our Belleville IL dental office opened many decades ago, our goal has been to provide elite dental care for every patient — regardless of their dental status. We didn’t care if they had great teeth or failing teeth, we wanted to provide a great experience. Even though we are gentle and hassle-free, it can be difficult to get patients to make their dental care a priority. Dentistry is more comfortable and convenient than ever before. And we know more about the connection between your teeth and overall health than ever before.   You can discuss your smile goals and dental concerns ......


The 3 Major Benefits of Dental Implants

From the big to small issues, our Belleville IL dental office is here to help get your smile in beautiful working order. We are proud to have served this great community for many years, and welcome everyone to our office. In that time, we have continue to integrate the latest technology and treatment modalities. That includes finding the best way to replace missing teeth. Today we have a special message about dental implants. We want to show you the three major benefits of these tools. Dental implants have become an elite way to replace missing teeth. Dental implants have been around for ......


Help Your Kids Get an A+ in Oral Health [infographic]

For teeth to remain strong and healthy for life, it’s essential to establish good oral care habits early on. Do your kids know how to take care of their teeth and keep nasty tartar and plaque at bay? Along with teaching them how to brush, floss, and eat well at home, make sure you bring them to the dentist for checkups twice each year. If you live in or around Belleville, IL, call Thomas J. Feder DDS for an appointment at (618) 219-1412. You may also reach our dental team through our web form.


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