General dentistry can evaluate, diagnose, and even prevent future oral health issues. Think of a general dentist as your primary dental caretaker. They manage your overall dental health with a range of treatments, including preventative, structural and cosmetic solutions.Learn More
Forming a lasting relationship with a family dentist is important to your family’s well-being. All Family Dental & Braces is a trusted and reputable general family dentistry that offers most dental services and specialties, including cosmetic dentistry, at an affordable price.Learn More
Chipped teeth, spacing issues, and everyday cavities can impact the quality of our smiles.Learn More
Even dedicated brushers and flossers should have a thorough dental exam and cleaning twice per year. A dentist should examine your teeth at least twice a year to identify any dental problems and other oral health issues you might have missed or can’t see on your own. You should also have your teeth cleaned and polished twice annually to maintain good dental health.Learn More
By taking a closer look at your smile and inspecting common problem areas, a dentist and hygienist will be able to help you avoid problems before they become bigger issues.Learn More
Do you need a filling? You are not alone. Most people, even with healthy oral habits, will need at least one filling in their lifetime.Learn More
Dental X-rays allow your dentist to see the intricate details that could be missed during a normal examination.Learn More
Orthodontics help to ensure proper function of teeth from proper tooth alignment and create healthy, confident smiles.Learn More
Sometimes a tooth cannot be saved, whether it’s from injury, disease or neglect.Learn More
Cosmetic dentistry is concerned with dental aesthetics including positioning, alignment and color of your teeth and the overall appearance of your smile. A general dentist focuses on ensuring your teeth are healthy and strong; a cosmetic dentist specializes in making your smile aesthetically pleasing.Learn More
Traditional dental braces are the most cost-effective treatment for straightening your smile.Learn More
Any dental pain or discomfort that is affecting your daily life is worthy of contacting an emergency dentist.Learn More
Kids and adults of all ages can suffer from cavities due to poor brushing or flossing habits.Learn More
People occasionally chip a tooth, whether it’s from a glass bottle, a sports injury, or another type of incident…Learn More
A dental crown is a restoration that covers a natural tooth. It’s useful to protect a weak tooth from breaking, hold together parts of a cracked tooth, or restore a tooth that’s broken or worn down. A crown is shaped in-office and then bonded to the tooth using dental cement. It can be made out of metals, porcelain, resin or ceramics. Generally, a dental crown is a long-lasting and aesthetically desirable solution. If it’s placed properly onto the tooth and shaped to fit your bite, it will look and feel like a natural tooth.Learn More
If you are missing a tooth and looking for a solution, dental bridges may be right for you.Learn More
Toothaches can range from dull and constant to sharp and sporadic.Learn More
Today, we have the ability to repair or rebuild bone where needed.Learn More
Your children deserve healthy and attractive teeth, and orthodontics are often needed to achieve that result. How long your child will need to wear their device depends on their treatment plan and the complexity of their re-alignment.Learn More
Ask your dentist for a fluoride treatment for your teeth to help protect and remineralize enamel, helping reduce the likelihood of a cavity.Learn More
According to national studies, millions of school hours are lost as a result of child dental problems in the United States.Learn More
Braces are a reliable and effective way to improve your child’s dental health. They require patience – treatment plans vary in length according to the complexity of the realignment – but the result is well worth it: giving your child more self-confidence at a time in life when it’s most important.Learn More
Beautiful, confident, and functional smiles start from a young age.Learn More
Dental sealants are a thin, protective coating that adheres to the chewing surface of your back teeth.Learn More
There is a common misconception that a child’s oral health isn’t as important as an adult.Learn More
Invisalign is a removable clear dental braces system that utilizes a series of different aligners to move your teeth.Learn More
Has your child’s tooth been chipped? Has a cavity suddenly appeared? Is a toothache making your child’s mouth uncomfortable?Learn More
Losing some of your teeth is never enjoyable. Partial dentures can be used to replace multiple teeth in the upper or lower portion of your mouth.Learn More
Dr. Austin Potrue grew up in the northwest Chicago suburbs. After graduating from University of Wisconsin-Madison, he sought dental training at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Dr. Potrue enjoys the variety of general family dentistry and working alongside patients to address oral health needs through individualized treatment. In his free time, Dr. Potrue enjoys live music, trying new restaurants, and connecting with family and friends.
Dr. Shonna Curry grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Chicago State University, and then completed her DDS at Meharry Dental School in 2000. Dr. Curry trained at Meharry in the GPR Residency for one year before moving into her General Dentistry career. She loves caring for her patients and focuses on providing a comfortable and stellar experience. Dr. Curry's hobbies include fitness activities, playing the piano, and enjoying spa vacations.
Dr. Zharkynai Satylganova (Dr. Jen) joins our practice as a general dentist and comes with a strong background treating the comprehensive dental needs of children and adults. Dr. Satylganova received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. She is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, as well as the Illinois State Dental Society. Dr. Zharkynai Satylganova is committed to providing quality dental care to members of her community. Dr. Zharkynai speaks English, Russian and Kyrgyz languages. In her free time, Dr. Satylganova enjoys watching movies, hiking and spending time with her family.
Dr. Mona Yang received her dental degree from Shanghai Jiaotong School of Dentistry and her orthodontic certificate from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. In addition, she has a PhD in biomedical science from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she studied development of tooth and bone. Dr. Yang has also studied craniofacial growth and development, treating and modifying dentofacial abnormalities including those of the teeth, jaw, and face. She is certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and has been in practice over 10 years.