Tooth Extractions: Do I Need a Dentist or an Oral Surgeon?

Men and women in Naperville who are in need of a tooth extraction are often confused about who they should contact to perform the procedure - a dentist or an oral surgeon? Having your tooth pulled is nothing to mess around with, or wait on, so be sure you’re choosing the right type of doctor to best suit your specific needs....
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Are Dental Implants Prone to Conditions Like Cavities or Gum Disease?

Every year, Dr. Scherer of Wheaton Oral Surgery and Implant Center in Naperville sees many patients who are interested in receiving dental implants to replace their loose or missing teeth. This permanent tooth replacement system is a favored one among residents for many reasons, but unfortunately Dr. Scherer often has to correct the wrong belief that dental implants are maintenance-free and aren’t prone oral health conditions like cavities or gum disease....
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COVID-19 Update

Our office will be taking calls and will be limiting our in office hours to service our emergent patients. Common-sense health precautions are always recommended. Remember to wash your hands, sanitize belongings and surfaces, and avoid touching your face. Please monitor your health for your own wellbeing and be respectful of its potential impacts on others. We encourage you to follow recommended protocols to protect your health and safety for you and your family....
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Is All-On-4 Implants A Permanent Solution?

If you live in Wheaton, and you have lost most or all of your natural teeth, you might be a candidate to receive All-on-4 dental implants with Dr. Scherer at Wheaton Oral Surgery and Implant Center. He and his team have been providing successful results through oral surgery for many years, and with the advancements in today’s dental technologies, All-on-4 dental implants make getting those results even easier....
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What Is a Sinus Lift and Why Would I Need One?

For Naperville patients to experience a successful dental implant procedure, the quantity and quality of the jawbone where the implant will be placed must meet certain standards before the surgery can take place. Often, Dr. Scherer meets with prospective patients who require some pre-surgeries before they will be considered eligible to receive dental implants....
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3 Common Reasons You May Need an Oral Surgeon

'In the world of oral health care, oral surgeons like Dr. Scherer often hear confusion from patients about why they would need an oral surgeon. Many Naperville residents automatically equate oral surgery to wisdom teeth removal, and that’s it. But oral surgeons do so much more than remove wisdom teeth for teenagers. In fact, many of the surgeries Dr. Scherer performs can be life-changing - literally....
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How Often Do I Need a Check Up on My Dental Implants?

Many of Dr. Scherer’s Naperville dental implants patients know that their dental implants are designed to be permanent, but unfortunately, many of them also believe they will be relatively carefree, requiring little to no maintenance. Though dental implants are easy to care for, they are not carefree....
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5 All-On-4 Implants Aftercare Tips

All-on-4 dental implants are a popular choice for men and women in Naperville who have many loose or missing teeth, as it is a relatively quick and easy way to restore oral function and aesthetics with a permanent solution. If you’ve chosen to have All-on-4 dental implants placed by Dr. Scherer of Wheaton Oral Surgery and Implant Center, you’ll need to keep reading to find out about some of the most important aftercare tips for your procedure....
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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

For nearly 20 years, Dr. Scherer has been providing men and women with successful oral health care treatment, providing results that are long-lasting and aesthetically pleasing. Every year, he sees many Wheaton residents who are interested in having dental implants placed to restore their oral function after having lost one or more teeth. One of the biggest reasons this tooth replacement option is so popular is due to the fact that dental implants are designed to last a lifetime!...
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Advantages of All-On-4 Implants vs Other Options

Naperville men and women who have been considering different tooth replacement options have likely come across the term “All-on-4” when searching through the world wide web. And chances are, this permanent tooth replacement system has caught your eye for many reasons. With the advancements in today’s dental technology and techniques, dental implants, like the All-on-4 option, have been gaining major momentum over the last few years....
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