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Dr Steven Carr has been providing high quality dental care in Carlinville for over 30 years. As a trusted dentist providing care to the area’s children, teenagers and adults, Dr. Carr is committed to providing safe comfortable dental care to his patients, some of whom travel great distances to our office.

Complete Diagnostic and Preventive Care

We believe in preventive dentistry. We define Preventive Dentistry as the care and life style practices designed to keep your teeth and gums healthy and attractive for a lifetime. This is a program that has benefits no matter the age of the patient. We begin this program with a child’s first dental appointment by making […]

Restorative Care for Cavities

Fillings are used to restore areas that have decayed, or are placed where additional strength is needed. Teeth are generally filled with either silver or composite resin. Patients generally prefer composite resin due to its life like appearance. Often these fillings are “invisible”. The teeth look like perfect untouched teeth. These fillings bond to the […]

Orthodontic Care (Braces)

The two factors most important in determining the right time to start your child for braces are (1) your child’s dental development and (2) the type of problem your child has. Some problems are best treated earlier, but most cases are best begun after most of the primary teeth have been lost. It might be […]

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry Bonding – Dental bonding is a technique that integrates a natural tooth to a dental restoration. The surfaces of both materials are treated to create an “active” surface that will interlock microscopically for greater strength and seal. The goal of dental bonding is to make the filling, porcelain or gold restoration assimilate with […]

Treatment of Jaw Joint Pain and Related Headaches

TMJ, Temporomandibular Joint, is an acronym referring the jaw joint situated just in front of the ears. Although it technically refers to a location, it has come to include the many maladies associated with TMJ dysfunction. TMJ is commonly misdiagnosed as frequent, and recurrent ear infections because of it’s intimate location to the inner ear. […]

Diagnosis and Treatment of Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, affects not only the mouth; it can also catalyze major health problems that compromise your overall health. Regular periodontal care is a critical part of preventing and treating gum disease. Dr. Carr and his staff, are dedicated to the idea of better overall health through dental care. With […]