• Could a Night Guard Be the Answer to Your Dreams?
    Have you been having trouble getting a good night’s rest? Sometimes the reason for a poor night’s sleep is obvious. A midnight horror movie. A bedtime espresso. That anchovy and pineapple Read more
  • What is an Impacted Tooth?
    You may have heard this term the first time you or a friend got your wisdom teeth. That makes sense, as wisdom teeth are the teeth most often impacted in Read more
  • What Are Dental Sealants?
    You’re constantly playing defense. Your child spends two minutes in the morning and two minutes at night carefully brushing and flossing with a fluoride toothpaste. You make sure sugary and Read more
  • The Importance of Regular Teeth Cleanings
    How teeth cleaning services from your dentists in Morris, IL, can help you maintain a healthy smile Did you know that regular brushing and flossing aren’t enough to maintain a healthy Read more
  • Hot Day? Three Drinks to Leave Home When You’re Packing the Cooler
    Whew! It’s a hot one! And whenever the temperature soars, you need to stay hydrated, especially when you’re outside or exercising. But all cold drinks aren’t equal when it comes Read more
  • Treatment Options for TMD
    Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) refers to a diverse range of disorders that relate to muscular function in the jaw and face — the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). That could mean difficulty opening Read more
  • Preventing Periodontal Disease
    Periodontal disease is one of the most prevalent health issues in America, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting it affects approximately 65 million people, or roughly 47 percent of Read more
  • Planning Your Vegetarian Diet with Your Oral Health in Mind
    If you’ve been following a vegetarian or vegan diet, you know that there’s much more to living a healthy life than simply avoiding meat products. Making sure your diet includes Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Douglas Halkyard DDS, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July
    Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read more
  • What to Look for when Choosing a Mouthwash
    Mouthwash is important for more than just keeping your breath fresh and smelling great. Combined with other forms of dental hygiene, it can help prevent plaque, cavities, gingivitis, and other Read more
  • Should You Be Concerned about Your Child’s Bad Breath?
    The short answer to this question? Yes. Because your child’s breath is a reflection of his or her oral health, you should talk to the doctor if you notice any Read more
  • Does Your Child Need Sealants?
    Halkyard Family Dental provides excellent dental care for the whole family. Dr. Douglas Halkyard and Dr. Scott Halkyard apply sealants for child patients to prevent tooth decay. Read about sealants Read more
  • FAQs About Crowns and Bridges
    Learn about crowns and bridges from your Morris, IL  dentist. A Gallup poll found that up to a third of Americans didn’t visit the dentist’s office in the course of a Read more
  • How To Create a New Smile With Veneers
    Your smile is often the very first impression you can make, so why not make it a good one? Some of us have that one minor imperfection that makes us Read more
  • What Dental Crowns Can Do for You
    Could a dental crown be what you need to restore your smile?  A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that covers a natural tooth structure. The main reason our Morris, IL, Read more

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Halkyard Family Dental

Monday:

8:15 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:15 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:15 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:15 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:15 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed