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River Forest Dentist – Dr. Gary F. Alder – Cosmetic Dentist in River Forest

General, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry - World Class Smiles

For more than 30 years, Dr. Gary F. Alder has been dedicated to providing quality dental care to those searching general, family, implant, and cosmetic dentistry procedures. Serving River Forest, Oak Park, and the surrounding areas in Cook County.Dr. Alder employs  a vast variety of dentistry procedures including porcelain veneers, crowns, Empress Restorations, E-Max all porcelain,teeth whitening, oral surgery, dental implants, TMJ/TMD treatment, and much more. Dr. Alder, along with Dr. Skirius and their staff, is eager to help our patients achieve the smile, health and function they have always wished for.

At Global Facial Aesthetics, we take a (GLOBAL) comprehensive approach to your (FACE) dental care and the overall health of your mouth and jaw (AESTHETICS). Whether you need full mouth rehabilitation with the use of porcelains, bridges, crowns, other procedures, or are seeking a dentist for your child’s first visit, our doctors and staff will work diligently to create a personalized and welcoming environment for you and your family. Dr. Alder  and Dr. Skirius have years of experience working with children and see young patients as soon as they get their teeth, which is usually around 6 months of age.

Additionally, we offer nitrous oxide for patients who are anxious about their procedures or who experience forms of dental phobia. We also have a lab on-site, which expedites the process for those seeking crowns and bridges and improves our quality control and direct communication with our technician. For more serious treatment plans, Dr. Alder offers oral surgery procedures, such as bone grafts, wisdom teeth extraction, and the restoration and placement of dental implants in River Forest.

Our entire team at Global Facial Aesthetics in River Forest works diligently to alleviate your dental pain and restore smiles to their natural beauty using a wide variety of techniques. No matter what procedure our patients seek, we will make sure you are pleased with the outcome. We take a comprehensive approach to dentistry and provide explanations of treatments and offer the information you need to make an informed decision. We also take pride in utilizing cutting-edge technology, such as CAD/CAM technology, Laser Surgery, Laser Whitening, Digital X-rays and records to help you achieve the smile you have always wanted.

Dr. Umbricht has recently retired from full time practice but we see him frequently. Dr. Irene Skirius who is a graduate of the University of Illinois' Children's Post Graduate program has relocated from Rush University Medical Center with us and will focus primarily on dental care for children.

Our new location is in the heart of Cook County with easy access by public transportation and auto and we have free parking.

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Gary F. Alder, DDS, FAGD, DAAPM
Global Facial Aesthetics
404 Lathrop Avenue
River Forest Illinois 60305
708 366 8909