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Healthcare at a Glance in Chicago, IL

Chicago is supported by over 8 major healthcare systems and medical centers. Chicago suburb residents have access to medical centers like Loyola University Medical Center. For primary and specialty care clinics, there’s Advocate Medical Group, who have over 1,600 board-certified physicians. Veterans can get care at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center located in the Near West Side.

Chicago’s Top-Rated Facilities

U.S. News ranks Northwestern Memorial Hospital #1 in Chicago. Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranks #10 in the U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll. It also ranks nationally in 10 adult specialties, including:

  • #6 in Cancer
  • #8 in Geriatrics
  • #12 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Rush University Medical Center ranks #2 in Chicago and Illinois. Rush University Medical Center is nationally recognized in 9 adult specialties, including:

  • #3 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • #6 in Orthopedics
  • #20 in Gynecology
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Dentist Frequently Asked Questions

What is a dentist?

Dentists are a vital resource in helping you maintain your oral health. Dentists provide preventive care, such as semi-annual teeth cleaning and treatment related to teeth, gums, nerves, and jaw.

Common procedures dentists perform include:

Dentists can refer you to other dental specialists such as endodontists, periodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and orthodontists.

How often should I see a dentist?

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It's recommended to see a dentist twice per year for preventive care. You may need to see your dentist more frequently if you have certain oral health conditions, such as gingivitis.

What procedures do dentists perform?

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Dentists can perform the following procedures:

What conditions do dentists treat?

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Here are some examples of both general and specific questions to ask a GI specialist during your appointment:

Your dentist may treat additional oral health conditions. When choosing a dentist, confirm before making an appointment that they can treat your specific oral health concerns.

Types of dentists

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The following are specific types of dentists:

  • dental anesthesiologist
  • dentofacial orthopedist
  • orthodontist
  • oral and maxillofacial surgeon, pathologist, or radiologist
  • periodontist
  • prosthodontist
  • endodontist
  • certified specialists in oral pathology, oral radiology, pediatric dentistry, or dental public health

What should I ask a dentist?

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Top questions to ask a dentist during your appointment may include:

  • How often do I need
  • X-rays? Why are they necessary? Are there risks involved?
  • How much will the treatment or procedure cost? Is it covered by insurance? Can I pay in installments?
  • Do you have any tips for ways I can improve my dental hygiene routine at home? Are there specific products or brands you recommend?
  • What's the correct way to brush and floss my teeth?
  • How often should I floss and brush my teeth?
  • Do you recommend braces?
  • What teeth whitening options are available?
  • Why are my teeth sensitive to hot or cold?