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3 Benefits of Invisalign Treatment

When it comes to receiving orthodontic treatment a little later in life, many adults are now choosing to straighten their smiles with the popular Invisalign treatment. Invisalign is a great choice for patients in Elgin, IL who want to improve their smiles without the hassle or inconvenience of traditional metal braces. If you are a teenager or adult with relatively simple orthodontic needs, chances are you are a good candidate for Invisalign. 

Below are three of the many benefits of Invisalign treatment:

Invisalign Trays Are Clear

With Invisalign, gone are the days of clunky, embarrassing metal wires. Invisalign has grown in popularity largely because of its inconspicuous appearance — you are usually the ...

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3 Reasons to Have Your Teeth Whitened

You may have noticed more and more people with bright, flawless smiles. That’s because cosmetic dentistry in Elgin, IL is more accessible than ever, changing the lives of busy professionals and parents, students, and seniors. With today’s modern dental technology, having a beautiful, bright smile is for everyone.

If you’d like to upgrade your smile, professional teeth whitening is a great way to do it. This cosmetic dentistry treatment is simple, quick, and the most cost-effective way to get stand-out teeth. If you need more reasons to consider teeth whitening, here are a few you may not have considered.

Increased Self-Confidence

Imagine the impact on your self-confidence if you knew your teeth were ...

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What Is the Dental Implant Process?

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When you have a tooth that is failing or already missing, normal daily activities can become difficult. Chewing and eating food may be challenging or even painful, while the thought of smiling or talking to others may cause you embarrassment.

Replacing your tooth with a dental implant can be an excellent solution for not only restoring your smile, but also improving your oral health. Here's what you should know about dental implants in Elgin, IL.

What Is a Dental Implant?

Dental implants replace both your tooth and your root, which gives you the look and feel of a natural tooth. A titanium post (the implant) is placed into your jawbone during a ...

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Dental Insurance – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog series about Dental Insurance, I explained a bit about different types of dental insurance plans and what being in-network and out-of-network mean. I will illustrate what sets my practice apart from my competitors and also introduce our Dental Savings Plan for patients with no insurance in Part 2. 

Dr. Sung, my insurance told me I can’t go to your office anymore. Is it true?

Unless you are covered by HMO plans that assign you to a specific doctor, you are free to select your own dental provider. There have been cases where insurance companies send letters out to plan subscribers or patients advising to ...

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Dental Insurance – Part 1

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Do you take or accept my dental insurance? Dr. Sung, I don’t see you in my network.  Can I still come to you? Why do you charge more than the in-network dentist?

I’ve been treating patients for over 10 years now, and I can confidently say I know a thing or two about doing fillings and crowns. But when it comes to dental insurance matters, things can get very complicated and sometimes it is difficult to explain what we know to patients. I had written this blog already, but decided to rewrite in FAQ format for ease of reading.      

1. What is “In-Network” and “Out-Of-Network”? 

When a dental provider is contracted with the ...

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Who We Are!

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Hello!  I’m Dr. Won Sung, DDS, a practicing clinician and a sole owner of Won Sung, DDS, LLC. We are an Elgin, IL dental practice located at 431 Summit St, Suite 104. This August 13th marks the 4th anniversary of my ownership, and the practice itself has been established in this exact same location for over 4 decades. This is our first blog post, and I look forward to writing and posting regularly with the contents that I hope could entertain our readers and patients.

It’s simply amazing how the past 4 years have gone by. It feels like just yesterday when I was handed over the keys to the practice ...

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