Dr. Russell Pollina, DDS

Pediatric DentistryMaleAge 61

Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Russell Pollina, DDS is a Pediatric Dentistry Practitioner in Mt Prospect, IL. He is affiliated with Northwest Community Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Russell Pollina, DDS

Russell S Pollina, DDS, PC

601 W Central Rd Ste 4 Mt Prospect, IL 60056 ()
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Pollina's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Composite Fillings
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Prophylaxis, Child
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Invisalign®
  • IV Sedation
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral Sedation
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Plaque
  • Root Canal
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning

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(847) 392-2457

Dr. Pollina accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Ameritas
Ameritas PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Delta Dental
Delta Dental PPO
Dental Network of America
MetLife
MetLife PDP
MetLife PPO
Principal Financial Group
Dental PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Dental

Dr. Pollina's Reviews

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Went in for a consultation for pediatric fillings, gave the office all my insurance information which they made copies of. Went back several weeks later for the work to be completed. After fillings were completed before leaving I was told what my portion was to pay and paid in full on the spot. Several months later I received an incoice for additional paymernt. When I contacted Delta Dental Insurance they said the dentist office did not submit for payment on time and now the dental office is trying to make me pay for their mistake in filing in a timely manor. We paid exactly what we where told before leaving the office. Not our fault for their office mistakes.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
2 people found this helpful
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Jun 27, 2021
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I happen to have to call Dr. Pollina on Saturday and after hours and he called me back. Everytime I showed up on time my kids were seen within acceptable time frame. I am happy with dr. Pollina and the care we get.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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We're long time patients of his and after several years with the same dental insurance, we switched to Delta Dental. Since we are current and have been relatively happy with our care, we show up for our scheduled appointment and ask, are we "in network" with this new plan? They take the card, copy it, and reassure me twice during that visit, "yes, we are in network." I say out loud, "are you sure? Because if we are not, we are going to leave and reschedule" They reiterate, "yes, we are. Don't worry about it." When the proceed to get routine services that are listed as "100% covered" per our plan. Two weeks later, we get a bill. We suffer on hold with Delta and find out, "NO he is not part of our network." I call for clarification. The billing manager at his office tells us, "sorry, we are not in your Delta network, so you are going to have to pay this bill which is over $300." Furious, I remind her of our convo on the day of service. No luck. They want our money and we feel th
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jun 17, 2019
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Neglegent, conceded and careless. Both Dr. Pollina and his staff.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Mar 20, 2018
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Providing specialized dentistry for children and adolescents in a ``child-friendly`` environment. As pediatric dentists, we focus on preventive care to...Read more

Biography

Russell S. Pollina, D.D.S is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. He started a successful practice in Mt. Prospect, IL in 1993, and subsequently an office...Read more

Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Education

Motts Chldn's Hosp-U Mich
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Bulgarian
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Russell Pollina, DDS's top areas of care?

Dr. Pollina frequently treats Ankylosis of Tooth, Athletic Mouthguards, and Bleeding Gums. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Pollina treats.

Where is Dr. Russell Pollina, DDS's office located?

Dr. Pollina's office is located at 601 W Central Rd Ste 4, Mt Prospect, IL 60056. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Russell Pollina, DDS speak?

Dr. Pollina speaks Spanish, Bulgarian, and Hindi. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Russell S Pollina, DDS, PC

Russell S Pollina, DDS, PC - Mt Prospect601 W Central Rd Ste 4 Mt Prospect, IL 60056
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    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Northwest Community Hospital

Arlington Heights, IL

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

26 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)