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Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry

Specialty: Dental health
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
I have more than 27 years of experience in cosmetic, sedation, and implant dentistry. I'm one of the earliest members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (since 1988), and have had training at some of the most prestigious training institutes such as the L.D. Panky Institute for Advanced... Full Bio
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What is the average lifespan of porcelain veneers? by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Today we welcome a guest blog with a leading cosmetic dentist, Dr. Bruce W. Hartley from the Los Altos area in California. His insights on cosmetic dentistry and proce ... Read on »
Dental Health, Gum Disease, & Cognitive (dementia) disorders--Glen Ellyn Wheaton Dentist Reports by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I was at the Chicago Midwinter meeting this last weekend--It's winter in Chicago and what else should be doing but sitting in meetings! Anyway--it's a great time and ... Read on »
Dental implants and pain--Man from Wheaton reports by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health So what is it like to have a dental implant placed? This short video shows a man from Wheaton describing how it was to have the dental implant surgically placed, ant t ... Read on »
Moderate Dental Sedation--New State Regulations-Pt. 2 by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The next pertinent definition changed in the new State of Illinois regulations (April 2010) on dental sedation is: "Moderate Sedation" or "Conscious Sedation" ... Read on »
Minimal Dental Sedation--New State Regulations-Pt. 1 by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The State of Illinois has just adapted new guidelines on dental sedation. For the most part, they mirror the guidelines on dental sedation set forth by the American De ... Read on »
Dental Cleaning--Glen Ellyn Dentist, Wheaton Dentist by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Ten Great Reasons Not to Dodge Your Dental Cleaning Appointment! Sure, regular cleanings with our office promote good oral hygiene, but did you know they can also ... Read on »
Are Dental Implants Painful?--Patient from Glen Ellyn by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Is having dental implant placed surgically a painful procedure. You might find this short patient feedback video useful. It is from one on my favorite patients ... Read on »
Are Dental Implants Painful?--Patient from Glen Ellyn by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Is having dental implant placed surgically a painful procedure. You might find this short patient feedback video useful. It is from one on my favorite patients ... Read on »
Fearful Dental Paitient from Chicago and Glen Ellyn--Pain Free Experience by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health So what do actual patients say about their dental experiences? This short video is from one of our favorite patients who had cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers ... Read on »
Fearful Dental Paitient from Chicago and Glen Ellyn--Pain Free Experience by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health So what do actual patients say about their dental experiences? This short video is from one of our favorite patients who had cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers ... Read on »
Easy Steps to Control Your Fear of the Dentist by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Consider these facts (according to Dr. Milgram of the Dental Fears Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington in Seattle): 1) 8% have a fear s ... Read on »
Easy Steps to Control Your Fear of the Dentist by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Consider these facts (according to Dr. Milgram of the Dental Fears Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington in Seattle): 1) 8% have a fear s ... Read on »
Is there a “Cookie-Cutter” Solution for Dental Fear & Anxiety? by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Of course not! Here is an example; Marsha V. from Naperville came in about 2 months ago. Her dental needs were extensive and had significant with difficulty sleeping las ... Read on »
Is there a “Cookie-Cutter” Solution for Dental Fear & Anxiety? by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Of course not! Here is an example; Marsha V. from Naperville came in about 2 months ago. Her dental needs were extensive and had significant with difficulty sleepi ... Read on »
Are Dental Implants Painful?--Man from Wheaton Discusses How Comfortable Implant Dentistry can Be! by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health So what is like to have an dental implant placed? Here is a short video that has a patient from Wheaton discussing how it was to have a dental implant placed, both the su ... Read on »
Are Dental Implants Painful?--Man from Wheaton Discusses How Comfortable Implant Dentistry can Be! by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health So what is like to have an dental implant placed? Here is a short video that has a patient from Wheaton discussing how it was to have a dental implant placed, both the ... Read on »
Fearful Dental Patient Wanting an Alternate to Dental Partial Dentures by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The highly fearful dental patient is generally also the group of patients that require the most challenging dentistry. You can see from the before photo haw far this pati ... Read on »
Fearful Dental Patient Wanting an Alternate to Dental Partial Dentures by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The highly fearful dental patient is generally also the group of patients that require the most challenging dentistry. You can see from the before photo haw far this p ... Read on »
Dental Humor--Jay Leno & the Dan Band by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health How would you like the dental to really go out of the way to make to have comfortable dental visits and forget your dental worries? Jay Leno had the Dan Band on with a De ... Read on »
Dental Humor--Jay Leno & the Dan Band by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health How would you like the dental to really go out of the way to make to have comfortable dental visits and forget your dental worries? Jay Leno had the Dan Band on with ... Read on »