Dental Implants: Prepare for Mis-Leading Statements on “Same Day” Implant Placement and Restoration

Eating an Apple on the Same Day as Implant Placement is Most Likely Not Recommended We have all seen those commercials on TV about getting a full mouth of teeth with dental implants in one day. I … [Read more...]

So What is it Like to Get a Dental Implant?

It is not unusual for the situation to arise in which a patient is confronted with a dental implant being recommended. Perhaps they fractured a tooth all the way down the root, perhaps they cracked … [Read more...]

Root Canal or Dental Implant?

Patients may have a tooth with particular problems which create the decision to either try to save the tooth or to rather have it extracted and have a dental implant placed. The best decision is based … [Read more...]

Dental Bridge or Dental Implant: Which is Better?

Dental bridges have been used in dentistry to replace missing teeth for over 50 years. They have been very successful and can feel quite natural. Dental implants have been used in dentistry for over … [Read more...]

Improving the Fit of Dentures and Partial Dentures

Many patients wear dentures for years without obtaining any maintenance care.  It is understandable.  Dentures cannot get cavities. In addition dentures cannot get periodontal disease. However, … [Read more...]

Dental Implants: A Great Way to Replace Missing Teeth

I have been learning about dentistry since 1982 when I entered dental school.  At that time dental implants were considered to be a very successful procedure.  It was not uncommon to have success … [Read more...]