Posts Categorized: Dental Technology

Titanium Makes Dental Implants Stronger

They say nothing lasts forever, but in the case of dental implants, that’s only half true. Due to the use of titanium, a biocompatible material that actually fuses directly to a patient’s jawbone, dental implants can actually last a long time, a lifetime in fact. Once surgically implanted, titanium posts not only permanently protect the… Read more »

Digital Implant Technology

Most general dentists don’t place implants. Placing implants is a precise and complicated process. However, the more services a dentist can offer the more viable his or her practice will become. Today’s technology and equipment can make placing implants a possibility for any general dentist. In today’s blog, your Lake Forest Dentist, Dr. Fondriest, explains how digital… Read more »

Exploring Advances in Dental Implants Technology with Your 60045 Dentist

If you’ve done any research at all about replacing your missing teeth, then you’ve more than likely read about dental implants. These cutting-edge devices are comprised of three parts: the implant, which an oral surgeon or periodontist inserts into the jawbone; the abutment, which connects the implant to the artificial tooth or teeth; and the… Read more »

Top 5 Surprising Benefits of Dental Implants

Within the last 20 years, dental implants have become the tooth replacement option of choice among dentists and patients. Comprised of small, screw-like devices that an oral surgeon literally implants into your jaw, dental implants are made from biocompatible titanium and enjoy a very high success rate. While you may have read about the extra… Read more »

Lake Forest Dentist: Quality Dental Implant Restorations are Worth the Wait

So, you’ve lost a tooth. It’s not an ideal situation but instead of mourning for your missing tooth, you’ve done your research and decided that replacing it as soon as possible will preserve your oral health in the long run. You’ve read up on dental bridges but you have concerns that the enamel preparation involved… Read more »

Dental Stem Cell Research on the Rise

Tooth Banks Capitalize on New Scientific Studies A new business avenue is cropping up in the dental industry due to some exciting recent studies performed by Japanese researchers. Stem cells in teeth are becoming a viable option for alternatives to more controversial sources. Since this emerging evidence, tooth banks are becoming a popular business for… Read more »