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Dr. Leo Morton

Pediatric Dentistry
Glenview, IL
43 years experience male

Locations

Childrens & Adolescent Dentistry, LTD

Niles, IL

Address

9101 N Greenwood, Niles, IL, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(847) 299-1091

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

UnitedHealthcare

Medicaid

Aetna

Other

Cigna

Office

Niles, IL

Office

Hoffman Estates, IL

Office

Niles, IL

Childrens & Adolescent Dentistry, Ltd

Hoffman Estates, IL

Childrens & Adolescent Dentistry, LTD

Glenview, IL

About

Bio

Graduate of Loyola Dental School and Post Graduate Specialty Training at U of Nebraska Lincoln. Diplomate of American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Offices in Glenview, Niles and Hoffman Estates, Illinois Dental Division Director Lutheran General Hospital

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Pediatric Dentistry

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11 Answers
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
It can be..: Teething does not cause diarrhea or diaper rash. It can cause a mild fever up to 101°F (38°C). Mild symptoms that gradually improve usually are nothin... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: Teething is a normal physiological process as teeth erupt. The average age of erutption is 6 months but can occur as early as 3 months. Mild sympto... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Mouthwash : Mouthwash can be used once your child can swish and spit without swallowing. For some children that could be as young as 4 but for others not till 6.... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
The same as an adult: The actual "filling" is the same as you would probably have. What is different is having to deal with the psychology of a 3 year old. This is someth... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Pediatric Dentist: There is no specific age to see a regular dentist. Pediatric Dentists are specially trained to see children from birth on just as in medicine the Ped... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Around 7: Grinding is quite common in children before 6. It is usually different than grinding in adults. This natural adjustment of the bite usually slows dow... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Unlikely: Teething does not cause diarrhea, constipation or diaper rash. It can cause a mild fever up to 101°F (38°C). Mild symptoms that gradually improve usua... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
It's never too early: Its never to early to establish the "dental home" for your child. An early visit can establish preventive goals and can also help create positive de... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
By First Birthday: Actually the average age is probably much older than that. By the first birthday is the recommended age of first dental visit by the american academ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Establish Goals: Lets take out the word "expensive" from your question. Either you accept or reject the importance of oral health. Not treating dental disease can l... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Individually based : That would depend on the age of the child, whether and when any images had been taken before, history of problems with the teeth or any clinically obs... Read More
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Recommendations
Apr 18, 2013
Outstanding, comprehensive and to the point answers!
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Morton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Morton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois
MD

Medical/Graduate school

Loyola University School of Dentistry
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska College of Dentistry
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

University of Nebraska
Completed 1979

Awards

Fellow American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Fellow American College of Dentists
Blue Key National Honor Society

Affiliations

American Dental Association
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Illinois State Dental Society
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