When you realize you need implant dentistry, you encounter many claims of dentists who are “tops” or “the best” or even the “clear choice” for implant dentistry. Friends and family or newspapers, radio or internet ads don’t really explain how dentists earn that status. Yet, there are discreet things...
Being embarrassed about your smile or avoiding dental work can hinder your self esteem and even lead to poor oral health. Cosmetic dentistry is available to help you get your beautiful smile and your confidence back! Thanks to advances in technology and dentistry, you have a variety of options...
A sinus lift is a procedure that moves the sinus membrane upward, allowing your oral surgeon to augment the amount of bone in the upper jaw. Sinus lifts take place in the rear of the mouth near the molars, as the upper jaw typically doesn’t have as much bone as the lower...
Dental implants make it possible for you to restore your smile with secure, natural-looking tooth replacements. Consisting of a titanium or ceramic implant and topped off with a dental crown, dental implants give you the security and appearance of a real tooth. Whether you have one or several dental implants, it’s important...
Are you missing some of your natural teeth? Missing teeth can not only cause gaps in your smile, but they also cause your remaining teeth to shift to compensate for the loss. Over time, your body will reabsorb the bone that was once needed to support your lost tooth, leading your face...
Mini dental implants are an innovation in implant therapy for individuals who are reluctant to have invasive dental surgery and for denture wearers. Dr. Anil Agarwal, an experienced Prosthodontist in Chicago and Orland Park, IL, provides a clear and informative overview of Mini dental implants in this video.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abV1I8dnnCM
A common question that I hear from patients considering or looking for restorative dental care is, 'What is a Prosthodontist?' As a result of that rigorous education and clinical instruction, this dental specialist has obtained the additional knowledge and skills that usually translate to more efficiently placed, longer lasting restorations, which also...
Are you in need of dental implants to cover a gap in your teeth or to create a full set of dentures? Let’s take a look at some of the options that you have when it comes to treatment. Hopefully, this article will help you to weigh the pros...
Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. They are permanent, strong  and the closest thing to natural teeth available. For many people, however, full dental implants are not possible due to bone loss.  Another type of implant, called All-on-Four, sometimes works for people who can’t get...
When you’re missing a tooth or several teeth, you have options when it comes to restoring your smile! You and your dentist can discuss which options would be best for your smile, including dentures, partial dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants. Among these options, dental implants are the best...