Posts Tagged: chicago implant dentist

Hypodontia Q&A with Your Chicago Implant Dentist: Replacing Congenitally Missing Teeth

vector image depicting elements of a dental implant

If you are someone dealing with hypodontia, then this is likely a term with which you’re already very familiar. In short, it means that due to heredity, you have not developed one or several permanent teeth. When teeth fail to grow, you are left with an adult smile with open spaces in it. Of course,… 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 »

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 »

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 »