In today’s fashion-conscious world, a beautiful smile is highly sought after. If you weren’t born with perfect teeth, you can still achieve the smile of your dreams with the help of Invisalign. Invisalign clear aligners provide long-term solutions to orthodontic issues like crooked, misaligned, or gapped teeth so you can smile with joy and confidence. […]
Our approach to dentistry at North Aurora Smiles has been defined by continuing education on the latest and greatest dental techniques and technologies with exceptional service, warm care, and inviting surroundings! Our talented doctors and staff are privileged to provide highly sought-after services to support the oral health of diverse patients across Chicagoland and greater […]
Most folks are familiar with how disturbing snoring can be. In fact, culturally, snoring is such a nuisance that it’s regularly made fun of in both cartoons and movies. The term “sawing logs” is not a made-up reference; snoring is loud, disruptive, annoying, and unhealthy for the snorer. Snoring also has an obvious impact on […]
You can schedule your child’s first dental visit as early as one year old or shortly after their first tooth. Early dental check-ups and cleanings will help keep your kids’ teeth healthy and strong throughout their formative years. At North Aurora Smiles, we offer children dental services to families in North Aurora, Illinois, and neighboring […]
People in North Aurora, Illinois, understand the importance of a beautiful smile. Most people are born with naturally gorgeous smiles, but as we age, our smiles can become dim or otherwise damaged in ways that affect not only our confidence but also the health of our mouths. Our beautiful natural smiles can be affected by […]
Your smile says a lot about you. It can be the difference between failure and success in your interview or date. Unfortunately, we are not all born with picture-perfect smiles. Teeth imperfections like teeth discoloration, decay, misalignment, and mouth gaps, can diminish your smile and self-confidence. Thankfully, a cosmetic dentist in North Aurora, Illinois, can […]
Did you know that many people who suffer from sleep apnea are unaware of it? Sleep apnea is one of the most prevalent sleep disorders in the US. Children and adults of both sexes are vulnerable to sleep apnea, but it’s most pronounced in men. If this condition is left unattended, it can culminate in […]
Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn’t hurt and my filling is still in place, why would the […]
Infants Infants should be seen by our office after the first six months of age, and at least by the child’s first birthday. By this time, the baby’s first teeth, or primary teeth, are beginning to erupt and it is a critical time to spot any problems before they become big concerns. Conditions like gum […]
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It is made of acrylic resin, sometimes in combination with various metals. Types of dentures Complete dentures replace all the teeth, while a partial denture fills in the spaces created by missing teeth and prevents other teeth from changing position. Candidates for complete […]
North Aurora Smiles is a patient-centered practice offering gentle, comprehensive dental care services for the whole family. Our top priority is to ensure the optimal health and wellness of our patients, and helping them to achieve healthy beautiful smiles for life. The doctors pride themselves on being whole-health focused with an overall philosophy of being minimally invasive in their dental treatment.
Dr. Hammad Aziz is a skilled and experienced professional, having graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Cum Laude with departmental honors and obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry. He is certified in Invisalign, Dental Implants, Six Month Smiles (invisible, clear braces), Sleep Apnea/Snoring with the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the Institute for Cranio-Facial Sleep Medicine. Dr. Aziz is also certified in Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Therapy, and is a BLS (CPR) Healthcare Provider / ACLS Certified. He is an active member of the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry, and a Member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Founding Member and President Elect of the CM Dental Society, and Past President and Member of the Aurora Dental Society.
Dr. Stephanie Janes earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Dental Medicine. While there, she also earned a Master’s degree in Health Service Administration and a Humanitarian Award on behalf of the International College of Dentists. Later, she completed a General Practice Residency through the University of Chicago at NorthShore University HealthSystem – Evanston Hospital. She gained hospital dentistry experience with a focus on medically-compromised patients and emergency dentistry. This program enabled her to enhance her comprehensive dental skills, especially in endodontics and cosmetic dentistry. She is also certified in therapeutic botox and dermal filler treatments to relieve bruxism (clenching and grinding) and TMJ pains, which she is passionate about.