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About Practice

Established in 2012, Global Facial Aesthetics is a premier cosmetic dentistry practice serving people of all ages in River Forest, Illinois. At their welcoming high-tech dental facility, highly experienced dentists Gary Alder, DDS, FAGD, DAAPM, and Irene Skirius, DDS, offer a wide range of treatments, including clear aligners, dental implants, gum rejuvenation, veneers, teeth whitening, and much more. 

Global Facial Aesthetics uses highly advanced technology, such as PreXion cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and digital X-rays to minimize radiation exposure during imaging. 

Whenever possible, the skillful surgeons perform minimally invasive laser-assisted surgery rather than traditional dental surgery, allowing for more comfortable procedures and faster recoveries. The specialists perform digitally guided root canal treatments and Bio Dent computer-guided dental implant procedures for ultimate precision and optimal outcomes.

The dental providers use computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), 3-D printing, and other advanced tools to fabricate CEREC all-porcelain crowns, dental bridges, and more at the in-house laboratory. 

Global Facial Aesthetics welcomes new and established patients to call the River Forest office or click the online scheduling link.

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There’s no doubt that a bright smile makes a good first impression, and it's the reason why teeth whitening is the most requested procedure asked of dentists. If your smile is on the yellow side, teeth whitening can brighten your smile.

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Words from our patients

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    "It is always a pleasure to walk into Dr. Alder's office, all the staff is very well trained and highly professional."

    Vic S.
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    "Dr Skirius is the best. Never rush through our visits & always takes her time to answer all of our questions."

    Ernie S.
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    "Such wonderful staff made my initial visit relaxing and comfortable! Professional service with a smile! Highly recommended!"

    F F.
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    "As always, a great experience. Extensive precautions taken for COVID-19. Friendly and experienced staff."

    Jacqueline M.
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    "My family and I have been going to Global Facial Aesthetics for years. Very professional and fun!"

    Nora B.
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    "This was the best experience I've ever had at a dentist! Everyone is so kind and helpful, and I know I'm getting the best treatment. I could not recommend more!"

    Kailyn B.
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    "If you are looking for a great dental experience try Global Facial Aesthetics in River Forest, Illinois, 404 Lathrop. They are professionals who work with you."

    Janis T.
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    "I've been partnered with this dental team for the better part of three decades. They are personable, professional, and also, just great people."

    William K.
Global Facial Aesthetics
404 Lathrop Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
Phone: 708-248-8824
Fax: 708-377-4158
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