We are open for all normal care.

Hours will be by appointment. Call (708) 849-4400 to schedule.

Let me update you on the steps we have taken to ensure your safety and ours.


1. We have procured all the recommended PPE. N95 masks, gowns, and face shields.
2. We have installed hospital antimicrobial curtains around each room. This allows us to contain the treatment in the room being used.
3. We have added a medical-grade air purifier to cleanse the air multiple times an hour.
4. We are using ultra-violet C lights to disinfect the rooms after each use.
5. There will be fewer patients in the office at a time. All patients will be asked to remain in their vehicles until we are ready for them.
6. Every person will be asked before coming to the office to confirm they are symptom-free and are not COVID positive so far as they know.
7. Everyone will have their temperature taken and will be required to rinse with peroxide before the treatment.
8. All staff are checked daily for temperature, symptoms, and exposure. We will be requiring testing soon too.

These are a few of the precautions that we are taking. Just know we are doing what we can to ensure you can get the care you need in as safe an environment as we can create.

We are now scheduling cleanings and virtually all types of treatments. Call us at (708) 849-4400 to schedule. Leave a message if we don’t answer.

Our schedule, for now, is by appointment and not consistent with our previous normal.

We all hope to see you soon. Until then, stay safe and healthy.

Dr. D. and the Pleasant Dental Team

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They made the extra effort to make sure every question and concern I had was addressed. They have some of the cleanest dental equipment I have ever seen. They make an extra effort to make sure they only use the best for their patients. They have a very good professional reputation. I know that I'm under the care of an expert. They were so happy to answer each and every question I had. They also encouraged me to call if I need any more answers in the future.