The Legacy of Dr. Branemark
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The Legacy of Dr. Branemark

You may not recognize the name of the Swedish orthopedic surgeon and medical researcher Per-Ingvar Branemark, who recently passed away at the age of 85 — but you’ve…

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Implants versus Fixed Bridgework—Which Option is Best for You?
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Implants versus Fixed Bridgework—Which Option is Best for You?

If you are about to have a permanent tooth extracted, understanding the options your dentist presents is critical as implants and bridgework both have their pros and cons.…

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Different Types of Dental Implants
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Different Types of Dental Implants

In addition to more than 40 different types of traditional or standard dental implants, there are now mini and even micro-mini implants; thus you can easily see the…

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What is a Dental Implant?
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What is a Dental Implant?

You may have heard the term “dental implant,” but do you really know what it is? Teeth essentially can be thought of having two main parts: the crown,…

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Dental Implants—Your Third Set of Teeth
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Dental Implants—Your Third Set of Teeth

While implants were introduced into dental practices in the late 1970s, you may be surprised to know that the earliest recorded attempts of their use date back to…

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You Have Options for Replacing a Lost Tooth
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You Have Options for Replacing a Lost Tooth

If you’re missing a tooth, you’ve got several options. The least advisable is to do nothing! It’s not just about aesthetics…Replacing a lost tooth is important to restoring…

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Although Rare, Dental Implant Failures Are Tied to Certain Health Factors
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Although Rare, Dental Implant Failures Are Tied to Certain Health Factors

Dental implants have transformed tooth replacement since their introduction over thirty years ago. Because of their durability, dental implants have a high success rate, well over 95%. But…

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Nervous About Implant Surgery
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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Nervous About Implant Surgery

Dental implants have gained a popular reputation for their life-like appearance and longevity. Much of the latter is attributable to the titanium post imbedded in the jawbone. Because…

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If A Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?
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If A Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?

A surprising number of Americans — some 70% of the U.S. population — is thought to be missing at least one tooth, usually one of the molars in…

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Exactly What Are Dental Implants?
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Exactly What Are Dental Implants?

Maybe you’ve heard people talk about dental implants. It’s been said that they’re modern dentistry’s best option for replacing missing teeth; That they offer the highest success rate…

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