Many adults today have been told they have periodontal (gum) disease, which can range in severity but the impacts of more severe cases can lead to damage to the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth. In such cases I am often asked by this patient base whether...
In a perfect world, our teeth would last a lifetime. Unfortunately, tooth decay, trauma and gingivitis strike millions of people each year, leading to tooth loss. Luckily, the latest advances in dental technology have delivered an effective and attractive treatment for restoring your smile: mini dental implants. These small titanium...
The answer to this common question is most assuredly, yes. Patients are frequently referred to Prosthodontists to “repair” their jaws, after having lost several teeth due to tooth fractures, failure of a root canals, extensive decay, and bone loss from periodontal disease. In some of these cases, the damage...
When considering dental implants, patients often ask about the impact of preexisting conditions on being able to proceed with an implant treatment plan, with questions around diabetes and high blood pressure being some of the most common. Having high blood pressure or diabetes does not prevent you from having dental...
As a Prosthodontist, I am periodically called upon to render an opinion and then treatment with implants for children. The question arise from parents, are dental implants an appropriate treatment plan for my child? First of all, it is imperative that no dental implants are placed in children until they...
The sinus graft, sometimes called a sinus lift, makes it possible for many people to have dental implants when years ago there was no other option other than wearing loose dentures. If you have missing teeth and are considering dental implants to replace them, your dentist may tell you that...
If you are suffering from damaged, decayed or missing teeth, dental implants may be the ideal solution. The implants provide a strong foundation for custom-made replacement teeth that feel and look completely natural, and they are an effective, long-lasting solution for a variety of dental issues. In addition to supporting...