Dr. Monika Tyszkowski, DDS, Orthodontist
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Dr. Monika Tyszkowski, DDS

Dentist | General Practice

845 S Main St Suite 201 Lombard IL, 60148

About

Dr. Monika Tyszkowski is a Dentist practicing in Lombard, IL. Dr. Tyszkowski specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.

Education and Training

UIC DDS 1999

Provider Details

Female English
Dr. Monika Tyszkowski, DDS
Dr. Monika Tyszkowski, DDS's Expert Contributions
  • Stress and Oral Health

    We often hear: “Stress ruins your health” or “Stress is a source of many diseases”. Being a health care professional for over 25 years I could not agree more.What is stress exactly?By definition stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. It is our body’s reaction to a challenge...

  • How many implants do you need for 5 teeth?

    The amount of implants needed depends on the bone quality and proximity of the adjacent structures like the sinus, the nasal cavity, and the nerves as well as the type of restoration planned. As a rule, you will need more implants in the upper jaw than in the lower READ MORE

  • How long do wire braces take to straighten teeth?

    Usually braces take between 1 to 3 years depending on the type of the malocclusion, patient’s age and cooperation. READ MORE

  • How do you stop bleeding from dentures?

    Bleeding while using dentures is not common. The best solution is to see your dentist and talk about this problem. Often small denture adjustments done in the office will solve the problem. Usually, the problem lies in dentures not fitting well. It could be that you will need a new better fitting denture. *Smiles of Lombard, PC* *Monika Tyszkowski DDS* *845 S. Main Street, Suite 201* *Lombard IL 60148* *Ph: (630) 376-6176* *Fax: (630) 519-4184* *www.smilesoflombard.com * *smilesoflombard@gmail.com * IMPORTANT: This electronic transmission contains confidential information, some or all of which may be protected health information as defined by the federal Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. This transmission is intended for the exclusive use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential and/ or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient (or an employee or agent responsible for delivering this electronic transmission to the intended recipient), you are hereby notified that any disclosure, dissemination, distribution, or copying if this information is strictly prohibited and may be subject to legal restriction or sanction. Please notify the sender by telephone (number listed above) to arrange the return or destruction of the information and all copies. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE ALL PAGES, PLEASE TELEPHONE US IMMEDIATELY AT: 630-376-6176 READ MORE

  • Can you get veneers if you have receding gums?

    Yes, but your gum recession will need to be consulted first. A larger area or faster-receding gums might require a gum graft prior to the aesthetic procedure. READ MORE

  • Can I brush my Invisalign with toothpaste?

    No toothpaste contains (depending on the brand) different sizes of abrasive particles. Those particles will micro scratch your aligner making it cloudy, and prone to discoloration and stench. There are other products on the market intended for aligner hygiene. READ MORE

  • Is being put to sleep for a tooth extraction safe?

    Yes it is very safe with a doctor with a anesthesia training . Most oral surgeons are trained with general anesthesia. READ MORE

  • How can you fix a loose partial denture?

    Your dentist will advise you if your denture needs clasps adjustment, reline with additional plastic material, or replacement of your existing denture. READ MORE

  • Is it normal to have a fever after wisdom teeth removal?

    Wisdom teeth extraction especially in the lower jaw can be challenging. Fever might be a transient reaction of the body to trauma from extraction or /and infection from the extraction site. Antibiotics are prescribed after difficult extraction and your fever should be resolved within a couple of days. If it persists or worsens you should contact your provider immediately. READ MORE

  • Is it hard to talk with partial dentures?

    It should not be hard talking with a partial denture unless it covers a front part of the palate then at the beginning some words might sound a little different. It will take 1-3 weeks to adapt to the new denture. READ MORE

  • Do you need antibiotics for treating gingivitis?

    Dentistry is utilizing antibiotics mostly for premedication, acute generalized infection, and after surgical procedures. Gingivitis is a local infection caused by plaque accumulation treated by regular dental cleaning and followed by good oral hygiene. READ MORE

  • Can filling be done on the front tooth?

    Yes. We use highly aesthetic composite fillings that blend in with your tooth structure. For larger fillings, you may consider composite bonding, porcelain veneer, or crown. READ MORE

  • How long does it take for gums to heal after a bone graft?

    Healing of the bone graft has 3 phases. During the first 3-4 days you can expect pain and swelling antibiotics and pain meds are given to the patients to help with initial healing. Phase two will consist of closure of the surgery site and new bone formation. That phase takes approximately 1 month. The final phase is the new bone's final formation and reorganization. This takes 4-6 months after that time a restoration like implants can be initiated. READ MORE

  • Which toothpaste is best for gum recession?

    Gum recession has a tendency to create tooth sensitivity. I recommend Sensodyne due to small abrasive particles and potassium nitrate to relieve sensitivity. Ask your dentist or hygienist for brushing tips with gum recession and always use a soft toothbrush. READ MORE

  • How long does your mouth hurt after getting a dental implant?

    Since implant placement is a surgical procedure the pain and discomfort are anticipated. Patient should received post operative instructions along with an antibiotic and pain medication for next 10 days . If the pain persists beyond 10 days or / and any redness , swelling occurs you will have to talk about it to your surgeon. READ MORE

  • When can I use an electric toothbrush after a gum graft surgery?

    Gums will need time to heal. Some gum grafts require stitches. Those are removed after 10 days. Start brushing with an electric toothbrush after at least 10 days until then use a soft bristle hand toothbrush and mouth rinse prescribed by your provider. *Smiles of Lombard, PC* *Monika Tyszkowski DDS* *845 S. Main Street, Suite 201* *Lombard IL 60148* *Ph: (630) 376-6176* *Fax: (630) 519-4184* *www.smilesoflombard.com * *smilesoflombard@gmail.com * IMPORTANT: This electronic transmission contains confidential information, some or all of which may be protected health information as defined by the federal Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. This transmission is intended for the exclusive use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential and/ or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient (or an employee or agent responsible for delivering this electronic transmission to the intended recipient), you are hereby notified that any disclosure, dissemination, distribution, or copying if this information is strictly prohibited and may be subject to legal restriction or sanction. Please notify the sender by telephone (number listed above) to arrange the return or destruction of the information and all copies. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE ALL PAGES, PLEASE TELEPHONE US IMMEDIATELY AT: 630-376-6176 READ MORE

  • Can Invisalign cause gum recession?

    Invisalign as a form of braces can cause recession with some type of tooth movements like expansion or rotation. The recession has a wide range of origin and you should check it with your orthodontist. *Smiles of Lombard, PC* *Monika Tyszkowski DDS* *845 S. Main Street, Suite 201* *Lombard IL 60148* *Ph: (630) 376-6176* *Fax: (630) 519-4184* *www.smilesoflombard.com * *smilesoflombard@gmail.com * READ MORE

  • Can you get veneers on bottom teeth?

    Yes, you can both porcelain and composite. Chipped, discolored, and misshaped teeth are great candidates for veneers. Teeth that had a root canal treatment require a crown because they are more brittle and usually discolored. For teeth that are misaligned, you might consider orthodontic treatment first to save tooth structure. READ MORE

  • Are partial dentures better than implants?

    A prosthetic solution for a missing tooth depends on many circumstances like overall health, bone quality, endentulous area just to name a few. While implants are a good non-removable solution for some patients, for others partial dentures might be a better option based on the comprehensive diagnosis. *Smiles of Lombard, PC* *Monika Tyszkowski DDS* *845 S. Main Street, Suite 201* *Lombard IL 60148* *Ph: (630) 376-6176* *Fax: (630) 519-4184* *www.smilesoflombard.com * *smilesoflombard@gmail.com * IMPORTANT: This electronic transmission contains confidential information, some or all of which may be protected health information as defined by the federal Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. This transmission is intended for the exclusive use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential and/ or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient (or an employee or agent responsible for delivering this electronic transmission to the intended recipient), you are hereby notified that any disclosure, dissemination, distribution, or copying if this information is strictly prohibited and may be subject to legal restriction or sanction. Please notify the sender by telephone (number listed above) to arrange the return or destruction of the information and all copies. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE ALL PAGES, PLEASE TELEPHONE US IMMEDIATELY AT: 630-376-6176 READ MORE

  • How painful is it to get a bridge done on your teeth?

    Your procedure shouldn’t be painful at all since you will get numbed for the procedure. Vital teeth might be slightly sensitive while waiting for the bridge to the sweet cold and hot . If you have a pain while waiting for a bridge the tooth might need a root canal . You will need to talk about to to your dentist. READ MORE

  • Are veneers safe for your teeth?

    Yes they are safe and will improve your teeth shape and shade along with your self esteem. READ MORE

Awards

  • Board certified Diplomate 2016 International Orthodontic association 

Professional Memberships

  • IAO ADA ISDS  

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Dental Association, International Association of Orthodontics, Polish-American Medical Society in Chicago, American Academy of Facial Esthetics

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Wanted to work in the healthcare field since she was a youngster and decided dentistry would be a great fit for her medical interests and personal life.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Family Time, Reading, Traveling, Dining, Skiing

Dr. Monika Tyszkowski, DDS's Practice location

Smiles Of Lombard

845 S Main St Suite 201 -
Lombard, IL 60148
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New patients: 630-376-6176
www.smilesoflombard.com/

845 S MAIN ST STE 201 -
LOMBARD, IL 60148
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New patients: 630-376-6176
Fax: 630-519-4184

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