You may have heard of the All-on-4 dental implant system, but you may not know much about it. The All-on-4 system replaces the arch of your teeth with a four point anchoring system for the implant fixture. This anchoring system uses four acutely angled anchor points to hold the...
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...
Dental implants, the effective tooth replacement that consists of a titanium post and a dental crown, are the best tooth replacement for many people. Not only are they reliable, durable, and functional, but they have the potential to last a lifetime. But do dental implants have the ability to chip or break?...
How does one go about selecting a dentist when you need a dental implant? It can be a harrowing task as the end result depends on making a good choice. This is one instance where being selective is imperative. The health and aesthetics of your mouth will be in the hands...
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...
A common question from patients looking to correct their smile with dental implants. As an Prosthodontist from Orland Park, IL, I hope to provide some information and my answer to this question.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40vTu7vParI
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...
Dental implants are part of a procedure that’s done to replace a lost tooth or teeth by a surgeon to place a screw into your jaw that effectively holds the place of your lost tooth’s root. After getting a crown on the end, you’re done! If you’re considering dental...
Dental implants are quickly becoming the most popular replacement for your missing teeth. This is because they’re sturdier than dentures, less worrisome, and look just like your natural teeth. When you choose to get dental implants to restore your smile, you’re making an investment into one of the most...
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...