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If you are looking for competent, compassionate periodontal and dental implant care in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago please explore our website to see how Prospect Periodontal & Implant Center can meet and exceed your expectations. Dr. Robert Ryan and Staff have been helping patients in the Mount Prospect, Arlington Heights and Des Plaines area for over 30 years to realize their dream of having a healthy attractive smile.

Prospect Periodontal & Implant Center combines Robert Ryan, DDS Periodontics and Advanced Dental Implant Center providing the best of both specialties to ensure comprehensive care of the whole person. With this special focus on the health of your gums to preserve existing teeth and replacing teeth with proven dental implant methods that don’t affect the natural teeth, we improve your state of well-being and total body health. We believe this level of care, normally found in the City, should be available in the Suburbs of Chicago and at Prospect Periodontal & Implant Center we make sure this level of excellence is provided to all our patients at affordable fees.

We also understand that choosing a Periodontist and Implant Surgeon in the Arlington Heights area is a matter of convenience for some patients. We are centrally located in Mt.Prospect on Central Rd. just west of Northwest Hwy (route 14). From the moment you walk in the door, you’ll be welcomed in a relaxed, stress-free environment where the patient and family can feel at ease.

To learn more about the procedures or services Prospect Periodontal & Implant Center offers, please take a moment to review the informative pages on our website. It’s been designed to help you understand your treatment options thru educational videos, photos, and patient testimonials. For additional information, you can always contact our office by e-mail or by calling..ask about our free offer.

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    Robert J Ryan, DDS

    Dr. Ryan received his Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Northern Illinois.  He then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Loyola Dental School.  Read More

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8:30 am-3:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


8:30 am-3:00 pm


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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, subject to ...

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  • Women and Tooth Care

    Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health. That’s because the physical changes they undergo through life—menstruation, pregnancy and childbirth, breast-feeding and menopause—cause many changes in the body, some harmful to teeth and gums. Lesions and ulcers, dry sockets, as ...

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  • Wisdom Teeth

    Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of the upper and lower normal adult mouth. Unfortunately, most people experience problems from wisdom teeth; in most cases, this is because the teeth erupt too close to existing permanent teeth, causing crowding, improper ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Pocket Reduction (flap surgery)

    Your bone and gum tissue should fit snugly around your teeth like a turtleneck. When you have periodontal disease, this supporting tissue and bone is destroyed, forming "pockets" around the teeth. Over time, these pockets become deeper, providing a larger space for bacteria to thrive and wreak havoc. As ...

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  • Oral Cancer

    Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers today and has one of the lowest survival rates, with thousands of new cases being reported each year. Fewer than half of all people diagnosed with oral cancer are ever cured. Moreover, people with many forms of cancer can develop complications—some of ...

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  • Managing Pain

    There are many methods for relieving oral pain. They include: Ice packs on the affected area. Avoiding hard candy or ice. Avoiding sleeping on your stomach. Dentists use a wide array of pain management tools, including: Anesthetics such as Novocaine. Analgesics such as aspirin ...

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  • When to See a Periodontist?

    Anytime is a good time to see our office for a proper evaluation. Often, the only way to detect periodontal disease is through a periodontal evaluation. A periodontal evaluation may be especially important if: You notice any symptoms of periodontal disease. You are not satisfied with your current ...

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

    Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The procedure begins with administration of a local anesthetic to reduce any discomfort. Then, a small ...

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Interim Status Report on Office

Reopening (5-18-20)

Doctor Ryan and staff at Prospect Periodontal and Implant Center (PPIC) are committed to your health and safety, especially during this most difficult time throughout the course of the coronavirus pandemic. The CDC, ADA and the Illinois Department of Public Health have presented specific recommendations for preventing the spread of the SARS-COV-2 virus which we have embraced and are implementing.

First, to minimize the potential for exposure to our practice and our patients,all patient calls to schedule appointments will be screened to establish the health status, including Covid-19.

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