What's to smile about? 'Dentist With A Heart' program returns

  • The Dentist with a Heart program features doctors from around the Fox Valley donating their time for people in need. Pictured Jan. 6 at the Elgin Professional Plaza are, front row from left, Dr. Cathy Nguyen, Dr. Felicia Chu, Dr. Dawn Silfies, and Dr. Angela Skidmore; and back row, Dr. Nicholas Kugia, Dr. David Rice, Dr. Daniel Sula, Dr. Alan Commet, and Dr. Jonathan Wong.

    The Dentist with a Heart program features doctors from around the Fox Valley donating their time for people in need. Pictured Jan. 6 at the Elgin Professional Plaza are, front row from left, Dr. Cathy Nguyen, Dr. Felicia Chu, Dr. Dawn Silfies, and Dr. Angela Skidmore; and back row, Dr. Nicholas Kugia, Dr. David Rice, Dr. Daniel Sula, Dr. Alan Commet, and Dr. Jonathan Wong. Courtesy of Dentist with a Heart

 
 
Updated 1/23/2017 6:27 PM

What's to smile about in February? The Dentist with a Heart program is back again this year. Numerous local dentists are offering free dental services to people who do not have dental insurance and are struggling financially.

Exams, X-rays, cleanings, fillings and extractions (unless noted otherwise) will be offered through the Dentist with a Heart program. Offices participating in the Elgin area this year are located in Elgin, Bartlett, Algonquin and West Dundee.

 

You must have an appointment from these participating offices. All patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

For details, a complete list of dentists in the Fox Valley area and to confirm participating providers, times and services, visit www.dentistwithaheartonline.org.

• Throughout February: Dr. Angela Skidmore DDS of Bartlett Dental Office, by appointment only, (630) 289-4288; and Dr. Frank Maggio, DDS, of Periodontics of Elgin, referral only for Elgin area, (847) 697-4646.

• From 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2: Dr. Dante Fiandaca, DDS, of Fiandaca Periodontics in Algonquin, preventive care, periodontics and extractions, by appointment only, (847) 658-3355.

• From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6: Dr. Nicholas Kugia, DDS of Preventive Care & Restorative Procedures in Elgin, by appointment only, (847) 468-0700.

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• From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, to Friday, Feb. 17: Dr. Daniel Sula, DDS, in Elgin; routine procedures, by appointment only, (847) 742-8211

• From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14: Dr. Felicia Chu, DDS, Dr. Cathy Nguyen, DDS, Dr. Jonathan Wong, DDS, MS, and Dr. Alan T. Commet, DMD, of Celebrating Smiles in Elgin, preventive care, restorative procedures and extractions, by appointment only, (847) 697-9000.

• From 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Feb. 14: Dr. Matt Karsten, DDS of Kids First Pediatric Dentistry in Elgin, pediatric only, by appointment only, (847) 717-5437.

• From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14: Dr. Dawn Silfies, DMD, in Elgin, preventive care and restorative procedures, by appointment only, (847) 888-2332.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

• From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15: Dr. Paul Engen, DDS, in Elgin, preventive care and restorative procedures, by appointment only, (847) 742-1700.

• From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15: Dr. David Rice, DDS, in Elgin, preventive care, restorative procedures and extractions, by appointment only, (847) 741-2353.

• From 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 18, Dr. George Deihs III, DDS, of West Dundee Dental Care, preventive care and restorative procedures, by appointment only, (847) 426-5030.

Sincere thanks to local dentists and businesses that donated to this year's program also include: Hurley & Volk Orthodontics, Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial, Nudera Orthodontics, and the Henry Schein Dental Company.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

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