• Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • Brushing Your Toddler’s Teeth
    At Douglas Halkyard DDS, we know that brushing your toddler’s teeth can be an intimidating prospect. So we’re providing a few tips in the hope of making the process a Read more
  • Women's Hormones and Oral Health
    At Douglas Halkyard DDS, we know that hormones affect a woman's mood, but did you know they can also impact the health of a woman’s mouth? Women are susceptible to Read more
  • Seven Ways to Repurpose Old Toothbrushes
    It’s done a wonderful job for you, but after three or four months, the time has come to retire your toothbrush. Bristles that once easily removed food particles and plaque Read more
  • The Dog Days of Summer
    Here we are in the middle of the hottest time of the year. Yes, it’s the dog days of summer. But, wait—just what are “the dog days of summer,” anyway? The Read more
  • I drink a lot of coffee. Could it be hurting my smile?
    At Douglas Halkyard DDS, we know most of our patients enjoy a cup of coffee or two throughout the day. But what many of you don’t know is that coffee Read more
  • Are thumb sucking and pacifier habits harmful for a child’s teeth?
    Depending on how long the thumb sucking or constant pacifier use continues, and how aggressively the child sucks a thumb or the pacifier, it can indeed be an oral health Read more
  • Morning Sickness and Your Oral Health
    Whether it’s your first child or you’re an experienced mom, pregnancy is an exciting time—which you’ll be able to enjoy much more once the days of morning sickness are over. Morning Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July!
    Happy Independence Day from the doctor and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Read more
  • Is it possible to over brush?
    Our team at Douglas Halkyard DDS will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely overdo a good thing. Known as Read more
  • I’ve lost a filling; now what?
    Dental fillings usually protect our teeth, but sometimes they need to be protected, too. If you lose a filling, contact our Morris, Illinois office immediately and let us advise you Read more
  • Things You Should Know Before Getting an Oral Piercing
    Have you been thinking about getting an oral piercing lately? It could seem enticing because they look trendy or cool, but it’s worth know the health risks associated with oral Read more
  • Healthy Summer Foods
    It’s summer—that wonderful time of year when fresh and delicious produce abounds. the doctor will tell you that your teeth, gums, and tissues all rely on an appropriate mix of Read more
  • What is a water pick and do I need one?
    Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and Read more
  • Memorial Day: Parades, remembrance, and the unofficial start of summer!
    “The purpose of all war is peace.” - Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American Read more
  • Baby Teeth and Cavities
    We know how frustrating it can be to discover your child has one or more cavities when you come to visit Douglas Halkyard DDS. There are several ways to prevent 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