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Dr. Leo Don Morton D.D.S.

Dentist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Dentistry

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2401 Ravine Way #102 Glenview IL, 60025
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Dr. Leo Morton is a pediatric dentist practicing in Glenview and Hoffman Estates, IL. Dr. Morton specializes in the oral health of children. Pediatric dentists tend to patients ranging in age from infancy to teenaged years. As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Morton takes care of a childs teeth, gums and mouth. Children can face dental problems like tooth decay and gum disease without proper care. Pediatric dentists can provide dental examinations, give cleanings and treatments, repair cavitities and dental injuries like fractured or knocked-out teeth, diagnose oral conditions and more.

Dr. Morton's philosphy of care is to provide Comprehensive, Comprehensive Pediatric Dental care from birth through adolescence. including caring for children with Special Needs and complex medical issues.

Education and Training

University of Nebraska, Lincoln MS in Pediatric Dentistry 1979

Loyola Dental School DDS 1977

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Provider Details

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Dr. Leo Don Morton D.D.S.'s Expert Contributions
  • How many times a year should kids get a teeth whitening?

    I routinely don’t recommend whitening procedures on a 10 year old child. READ MORE

  • Should my son have a caries risk assessment?

    I would just suggest first dental visit by 1st Birthday to establish Dental Home and a risk assessment would be done as part of that first visit. READ MORE

  • How long should my child go to her pediatric dentist?

    Pediatric dentists treat children and adolescent patients. If your adolescent child feels uncomfortable in the office then you could consider evolving to a general dentist. Does your daughter still go to her pediatrician? We have many patients that still come to us because they are comfortable and confident well into their early college years but once they are no longer comfortable....it is time to move on. READ MORE

  • Root canal on a baby tooth?

    There are factors to consider here. You are correct that it will come out anyway. However if there is a significant problem needing root canal or pulpal treatment then the options are to treat or extract the tooth. Leaving an untreated problem could result in an abscess or even more significant facial infection. Depending on the tooth in question, dental age of the patient a space maintainer may be required if the tooth is extracted. We start losing our primary teeth around 6 but the process continues till we are 11 or 12. READ MORE

  • My daughter has all of her baby teeth in. What should I bring her to dentist?

    Children should have their first dental visit by their first birthday and then every 6 months. READ MORE

  • Can tooth grinding be a serious issue for kids?

    Teeth grinding in young children is quite common. It usually occurs when the child is so deeply asleep and the jaw is in a relaxed position. This grinding usually is a way that the teeth adjust to slight interferences as we are growing. Typically they are so soundly asleep that they don't realize it but is something that you notice. Nothing usually has to be done. However, if extensive wear is noticed than something may need to be done to prevent more extensive wear. Your dentist would be able to check this. This grinding is different than the grinding and trauma produced by grinding in older patients. The grinding usually subsides after the eruption of the 1st molars at around 6 years of age. READ MORE

  • How often should a 7-year-old go to the dentist?

    Children should be seen at least every 6 months unless they are at higher risk and have already had multiple decayed teeth or cannot maintain their oral hygiene in which case should be seen more frequently. READ MORE

  • What are the chances that the spaces in my daughter's teeth will recur when her permanent teeth grow in?

    There is a possibility that these spaces can be present when the permanent teeth but most often these spaces close due to the size differences of the permanent. teeth. READ MORE

  • When should a child start brushing his own teeth?

    Continue to help him as long as possible and as long as he "lets" you. Children do not have the dexterity to do a good job till 7 or 8 and in fact many adults don't do a good job as well! The longer you can help the better but stop before he goes to college.... READ MORE

  • Is it important for children to floss their teeth daily?

    I understand that she may give you a "hard time" but flossing is quite important and if you give in to the "hard time" she is giving you then she wins...you lose...and in the long run she loses. Try to make it fun for her to brush and floss. There are many games and apps for your phone that may help. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Comprehensive Pediatric DentistyPediatric Dentistry for Special Needs PatientsPediatric Emergency Dental carePediatric Cosmetic Dental CarePediatric Sports Dentistry

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Division Director Dental Division Advocate Lutheran General Hospital - 2017

Awards

  • Blue Key National Honor Society  Loyola Dental School 1977 
  • Fellowship  American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry  
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry  
  • American College of Dentists  
  • American Dental Association  
  • Illinois Dental Society  
  • Chicago Dental Society  

Residency

  • University Of Nebraska College Of Dentistry  

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge
  • Advocate Children’s Hospital Park Ridge

Dr. Leo Don Morton D.D.S.'s Practice location

Children's & Adolescent Dentistry, LTD

2401 Ravine Way #102 -
Glenview, IL 60025
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Children's & Adolescent Dentistry, LTD

2500 W. Higgins 660 -
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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Leo Morton

9101 N Greenwood Ave Suite 308 -
Niles, IL 60714
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