Dental Dimensions - Mouth Guards
- Dental Dimensions - Snoring & Sleep Apnea
- Dental Dimensions - Dental Implants
- Dental Dimensions - Sleep Dentistry
- Dental Dimensions - Porcelain Crowns
- Dental Dimensions - Terrific Smile
- Dental Dimensions - Invisalign
- Dental Dimensions - Teeth Whitening
A 1977 graduate of Southern Illinois University, Dr. Kris Tumilowicz has practiced dentistry in Northern Illinois for over 30 years. Dr. T. received additional training and credentials from The Misch Implant Institute. He is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and a Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Emphasizing Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, Dr. Tumilowicz also has completed the Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry program through the Las Vegas Institute of Advenced Dental Studies. Dr. Tumilowicz (Too-Mee-Love-Itch) is active in our community. He is a member of the Bach Chamber Choir, and the Past President of The Rotary Club of Loves Park and Pastoral Council of St. Peter's Cathedral, where he is also a cantor and choir member. He enjoys snow skiing and soccer.
Our primary goal is a long lasting, comfortable relationship, provide you the best in dental care. Also, our hygiene department can assist you in all of the latest techniques in oral hygiene. We screen for oral cancer at every examination appointment. We provide educational videos and professional support. Call on us for at home bleaching, cosmetic dentistry, comfortable root canals and all prosthetic treatment. We also provide same day denture repairs. Lastly, we provide non-surgical and surgical gum treatment as well as implant dentistry. We offer the following services:
Comprehensive teeth cleaning
Complete oral exams, including exams for oral cancer
Fillings - white or gold
Same-day denture repairs in most instances
Invisalign® can give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. It works through a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners that no one can tell you're wearing. So you can smile more during treatment as well as after. And with over 70% of US orthodontists now certified to treat with Invisalign, it has been proven effective in practices nationwide. Just ask our staff. Can you tell who is wearing theirs?
1619 N. Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61107 (map)
Office hours: M,T,Th 8a-5p; W,F 8a-3:00p
Phone: 815-229-3520 or 888-229-3520
Q: I am very nervous when I know that I have a dental appointment. Can I be asleep for my dental visits?
A: Yes, you can be sedated or even asleep for your dental treatment if you like even for the simplest treatment of having your teeth cleaned.
Q: Does it take a long time to improve my smile?
A: No, we usually can give you a dramatic smile makeover in just one or two visits.
Q: How do I know if I need a root canal? I have pain and swelling in the area of the tooth.
A: If there is swelling and pain in the area of the tooth you may have an abscess tooth and your dentist should evaluate what is the cause of the swelling.
Q: I have a lot of metal in my mouth, should I have it removed?
A: Yes, especially if it is silver. There have been cases where the silver is been related to health problems.
Q: I've been told that smoking is harmful for my dental health, is this true?
A: Smoking decreases the amount of oxygen to the blood vessels in your mouth and that will increase your chances of gum disease by four (4) times.
Q: Is whitening safe? Does it really work?
A: Nobody can get your teeth as white as the dentist. We can safely and dramatically brighten your smile quickly without much expense.
Q: My dentures are loose; can they be tightened or repaired?
A: Dental implants can be placed in your jawbone and then your dentures fastened with clips or magnets.
Q: Snoring is a problem in my home. Is there a way to help me to stop snoring?
A: Yes, a dentist can make a custom appliance you wear at night to sleep and it can decrease sleep apnea. The appliance will hold your mouth in the proper position to help reduce snoring.
Q: I grind my teeth at night? What can I do to stop the damage?
A: Your dentist can make you a custom device to wear at night. This device will allow you to sleep better and potentially reduce snoring.
Q: What is a veneer?
A: Veneers are quick painless ways to make a smile straighter and whiter without having to get caps or braces.
Q: What is invisalign? Are they as effective as standard braces?
A: They area an equal to braces and are more comfortable and very discreet.
Q: I have been told I have periodontal disease, what does that mean?
A: Periodontal disease is an infection of gum or bones around your teeth. You need to visit your dentist for gum treatments and/or medication.