Posts Tagged: chicago dental implants

You Can Handle the Tooth: Single Tooth Dental Implants

Let’s face it: once you move past a certain age, losing a tooth is bad news. Unfortunately, adult tooth loss is a serious problem in the U.S. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, 178 million American adults have one or more missing teeth. For centuries, dental bridges have served as the tooth replacement option… Read more »

Lake Forest Dentist Offers Options for Missing Teeth

Millions of people have lost one or more teeth to injury or disease, such as cavities and periodontitis. With missing teeth, simple tasks like chewing and speaking can be difficult, and confidence suffers, as well. Dr. Fondriest offers several options to bring your smile back to picture perfect. Tooth replacement with dental implants, bridges, or… Read more »

Chicago Cosmetic Dentist Answers Artistic Dentistry FAQs

What is Artistic Dentistry in Lake Forest? Artistic dentistry involves the idea that porcelain veneers, dental implants, porcelain crowns, and other cosmetic restorations should be a “genuine artistic replication of nature.” This means our Chicago cosmetic dentist, Dr. Fondriest will use artistic skill to comprehensively restore a smile and create natural-looking beauty. This type of… Read more »

Why should I replace missing teeth?

Functional and Cosmetic Dental Issues If you are missing a front tooth, the reasons for tooth replacements are obvious: reclaiming your smile. For missing posterior teeth or anterior teeth, regaining tooth function is important. If you have a missing tooth not only your image suffers. You will have difficulty speaking  and eating in the same… Read more »

Chicago Dentist Explains How to Preserve Cosmetic Dental Work

Floss to Help Prevent Porcelain Veneer Staining You may have heard that porcelain veneers are stain resistant and can help brighten your teeth, but proper oral hygiene is still necessary to keep your veneers sparkling white. The thin porcelain shells that make up veneers are less porous than natural teeth, making them more resistant to… Read more »

Dentures vs. Dental Implants in Chicago

There are many reasons for tooth loss. Gum disease is the most common cause for missing teeth in adulthood. Whether you have lost your teeth to injury, infection, extraction, or any other number of reasons, you understand the discomfort that comes with eating and speaking. Some patients are embarrassed to show their smile because of… Read more »

Dental Implant Planning for Success

When your dentures slip, do you wonder if dental implants would help? If it’s time to replace your partial or bridge, have you considered dental implants instead? If you’re missing just one tooth, and you don’t like the idea of a dental bridge, have you researched dental implants? Located on the north shore of Chicago,… Read more »

Better than Bridges, Partials, and Dentures – Dental Implants

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you’ve probably considered replacement teeth. While traditional bridges and partials may appear to be the best option, one study claims otherwise. Research by Permanente Dental Associates covered 317 cases and found that: A missing tooth not replaced had 19% of adjacent teeth being lost A missing tooth replaced… Read more »

Your Choice for Dental Implants in Chicago’s North Shore

Are you missing teeth? Are you afraid that dentures or bridges are your only options? You’re in luck. At Lake Forest Dental, our preferred method to replace teeth is dental implants. Dental implants have multiple advantages over traditional tooth replacement. For example, they: Don’t require tooth preparation: With bridges and partial dentures, the adjacent teeth… Read more »