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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

 

 

 

 

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Our Staff
...  She also enjoys educating patients on periodontal disease and dental implants...

Our Doctors
... Dental implants are the most desirable, permanent solution to recapture a beautiful smile, and [they] provide patients with the most natural chewing function...

Our Staff
...  She also enjoys educating patients on periodontal disease and dental implants...

Your Teenager may need to Wait on an Implant for a Missing Tooth
...A teenager with lost teeth may also need to wait until they’re older to obtain dental implants...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Today, there are two widely used tooth replacement procedures: dental implants and bridgework...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Know the Risks and Benefits for Same-Day Tooth Replacement
... Successful same-day replacements require special attention during the three phases for implants: the removal (extraction) of the existing tooth; placement of the implant in the bone; and attachment of the crown, the visible tooth, to the implant...

Ensure the Best Outcome with the Right Care for a Teen's Missing Tooth
... Because of its lifelikeness, functionality and durability, dental implants are considered the best of the restoration options that can be considered to replace a missing tooth...

Complex Mouth Conditions Call for Dental Specialties
...Besides treating advanced cases of periodontal (gum) disease, they’re also adept at reconstructive and cosmetic gum procedures or the placement of dental implants...

Clean Your Implants Just Like you Clean Your Natural Teeth
Dental implants to replace teeth are a popular choice as much for their durability as their life-likeness...

You may need a Periodontist to Fully Treat Your Gum Disease
...There may also be a need for a periodontist’s consultation if you’re preparing for cosmetic restoration, most notably dental implants, that could have a bearing on your gum and bone health...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Dental implants look, function and “feel” just like natural teeth — and with proper care, they can last a lifetime...

Quitting Smoking Decreases Your Risk of Implant Failure
... Taking these steps will greatly increase your chances of being in the vast majority of people who continue to enjoy success with their implants for many years...

Complications from Missing Teeth Could Limit Your Replacement Options
There are plenty of options today for replacing missing teeth, including dental implants...

3 Reasons for Why It's a Smart Move to Invest in Dental Implants
...But the premier choice is “the new kid on the block” at just over thirty years old: dental implants...

What you can Expect if You're Undergoing Implant Surgery
If you’re considering different options for tooth replacement, dental implants are likely high on your list...

3 Reasons Why Smoking Doesn't Mix with Dental Implants
...And, if you’re facing a restoration like dental implants, smoking can make that process harder or even increase the risk of failure...

Gum Disease is Still a Threat to Your Dental Implants
You’ve invested quite a bit in your new dental implants...

Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
... Essentially, TADS are small, screw-like dental implants made of a titanium alloy...

Removable Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

Space Maintainers
...But timing is very important with dental implants — they can't be placed in a growing child...

Ultrasonic Cleanings
... Special tips are also available to clean composite or porcelain tooth restorations, titanium implants, or areas of demineralization (enamel loss) on your teeth...

Bone Grafting
... Dental Implants — In this optimal tooth-replacement system, a small titanium post embedded in the jawbone is attached to a highly realistic dental crown, permanently replacing the missing tooth...

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
...It's often performed as a routine in-office procedure — for example, to extract impacted wisdom teeth (molars that don't fully protrude through the gums), or to place dental implants in the jaw...

Sinus Surgery
...Sinus surgery makes dental implants, today's state-of-the-art tooth replacement systems, achievable for people who otherwise would not have been able to take advantage of today's best tooth-replacement method...

Missing Teeth
...Dental implants can preserve bone, improve function and enhance psychological well-being...

Osteoporosis & Oral Health
... This may be of particular concern if you are considering certain dental procedures — for example, getting dental implants to replace missing teeth...

Cone Beam CT Imaging
... Dental implants: Detailed CBCT images are used to determine the optimum location for the titanium implants while avoiding nerves, sinuses and areas of low bone density...

Bone Grafting
Replacement teeth supported by dental implants function so well and last so long because, like natural teeth, they are securely anchored in the jawbone for maximum support...

Dental Implants FAQs
What are dental implants...

Fixed Dentures
If you have lost an entire arch of teeth (top and/or bottom), or are soon to have your remaining teeth removed because they are too unhealthy to save, you may be able to replace them with fixed dentures supported by dental implants...

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
... Now here's the good news: Dental implants — the state-of-the-art tooth-replacement method preferred by dentists — can prevent all this...

Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Two, four or more implants can be used to support multiple crowns, or even an entire arch of upper or lower replacement teeth...

Root Canal Surgery (Apicoectomy)
... While there are excellent methods of tooth replacement (such as dental implants), these involve further and more complex treatments, and they can be costly...

Root Canal Treatment
...These include unwanted tooth migration or shifting, which can lead to difficulties in chewing; the need for bridgework or dental implants, which may be costly and complicated; and even the eventual loss of bone structure from the area of the missing tooth...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...

Implant Dentistry
Of all the ways modern dentistry has to replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the best...

Oral Surgery
... Dental Implants...

Periodontal Therapy
... Dental Implants...

Technology
... Dental Implants...