Dr. David Potts, DDS

Dr. David Potts, DDS

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Dr. David Potts, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Libertyville, IL and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Dentistry in 1973 and practices dentistry, sedation dentistry, and more.Read his story

Lake County Dental Care

908 S Milwaukee Ave

Libertyville, IL 60048
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Dental Network of America
  • Guardian
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Potts' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Potts "Dr. Potts grew up in Naperville, Illinois. He received his BA in Biology from Drake University and his DDS from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He and his wife Lorraine live in Libertyville, Illinois. They have 2 adult children and 3 grandchildren. His hobbies include reading, golf, travel and skiing."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Potts "Our mission is to create a warm, friendly, caring environment where our patients and team have the opportunity to be educated in achieving optimum health and aesthetics where every aspect of their individual needs are respected both clinically & administratively with concern and commitment to excellence!"
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Clefting - Ectropion - Conical Teeth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Dentin Dysplasia, Coronal
  • Dentin Dysplasia, Radicular
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingival Fibromatosis
  • Gingival Fibromatosis - Dental Abnormalities
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucositis
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Palate Cancer
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Discoloration (Resistant to Whitening)
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

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Procedures

  • Air Abrasion
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Arestin® Therapy
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Bracket Braces
  • CAD-CAM Dentistry
  • Cancer Screening
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • ClearCorrect™ Invisible Braces
  • Composite Fillings
  • Computer Imaging for Dental Crowns
  • Cone Beam 3D Imaging
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Dental Procedure
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Deep Bleaching
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Prophylaxis, Adult
  • Dental Prophylaxis, Child
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Denture Consultation
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • DIAGNOdent® Laser Cavity Detection
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital Impression System
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • e.max® Dental Crowns
  • E4D Dentist® CAD-CAM System
  • Electrosurgery
  • Endodontic Retreatment
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Excision
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gum Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Invisible Aligners
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Laser Cavity Detection
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Root Planing
  • Lesion Removal
  • Limited Gum Surgery
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Lumineers®
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Osseous Surgery
  • Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
  • Panorex FMX
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Photodisinfection Process
  • Physical Examination
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Prophy Jet Air Polishing
  • Prosthetic
  • Removable Appliances
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Same-Day Dental Crowns
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Six Month Smiles
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Smoothbeam® Diode Laser
  • Snap-On-Smile®
  • Snoring Prevention
  • SomnoDent® (for Sleep Apnea)
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Temporormandibular (TM) Therapy
  • Tooth-Borne Denture
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
  • VELscope® Vx System

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Drake University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • DOCS Education - Oral Conscious Sedation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Dawson Acadamy
    Other Education | Completed 1981
  • DOCS Education - Essentials of Oral Sedation
    Other Education | Completed 1999
  • DOCS Education - Sedation Solutions
    Other Education | Completed 2001
  • Elite Dental Institute - Dental Sleep Medicine Hands-on Mastery
    Other Education | Completed 2013
  • John Kois Seminars for Comprehensive Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed 2000
  • L.D. Pankey Institute - Mastering Occlusal Concepts
    Other Education | Completed 2004
  • L.D. Pankey Institute Continuum
    Other Education | Completed 1994
  • Midwest Implant Institute - Externship in Implantology
    Other Education | Completed 2009
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea University
    Other Education | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Potts has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Potts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of General Dentistry, Member
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Chicago Dental Society, Member
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Member
  • L.D. Pankey Alumni Association, Member
  • Lake County Dental Society Triple Plus Club of the L.D. Pankey Institute, Member

Dr. Potts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potts to family and friends
4.8
based on 73 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (73)

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    (64)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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Dr. Potts' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

The highest professional standards, ethics, and practices ever see by a doctor. Truly cares and is concerned about his patient. I have been his patient for more than 36 years. He has replaced every tooth in my mouth. Other dentists, because I have two homes, have called their staff, in to look...more
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All the staff are super friendly and professional. Dr. Potts rocks too! Better yet, Dr. Potts is a Bears fan too! Super clean office, knowledgeable professionals, caring staff, super awesome overall.
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I have been a patient for many years and have always been pleased with Dr. Potts and his staff. All the hygienists I have had are very good and make me feel very comfortable and calm. Everyone that works for Dr. Potts has been very nice and helpful.
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Dr. Potts spends a bit less time with regular patients but is always friendly and does terrific work. His hygienists (Michelle in particular) are careful, thorough and have good chair-side manner.
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He is very knowledgeable and caring
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