Despite the fact that nearly 30% of American seniors are missing all of their teeth and another almost 180 million are missing at least one tooth, losing teeth as you age is not natural! Your teeth are firmly rooted in your jaw and meant to provide you with a...
Getting older increases our risk for several health problems, including those with our oral health. Even if you’ve been taking great care of your smile for years, you could still experience an increased risk of tooth and gum problems as you age. Visiting your dentist can keep your smile...
If you’re missing one or more of your natural teeth and want to get dental implants, don’t let bone loss stop you. Thanks to technology, you have several options for getting dental implants even if you suffer from inadequate bone in your jaw. First, x-rays will be taken to see if your...
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
Losing a tooth or several teeth due to an accident or decay can have a huge impact on your life. Not only is your self-confidence affected, but your body also responds to the missing tooth by shifting teeth, jawbone loss, and you may even have difficulty chewing or speaking....
Dental implant treatment to address broken, missing or infected teeth can be a significant decision with respect to comfort with the recommended  treatment plan, cost, follow up treatment needed, as well as other factors. When making an important decision regarding one's health, as with other medical treatments, there is value...
Every individual tooth is a living thing, full of nerves and blood vessels. When a tooth is decayed so severely that it is dying, the traditional method for saving it is a root canal. Today, the availability of dental implants gives patients another option for treatment of a dying...
Congratulations on making the decision to get dental implants! Dental implants are one of the top choices to replace missing teeth. It’s no wonder they’re popular—these implants never need to be replaced and provide a sturdy, flawless-looking replacement to your natural tooth. Taking care of your dental implants is...
Whether a person is missing several teeth or just one, it can make a significant impact on everything from one’s ability to chew to a person’s willingness to smile in front of a camera. When it comes to filling in the gaps, there are a number of options. However,...
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...