Learn about Dental Implants: What are mini dental implants?

There are different kinds of dental implants which can be part of different treatments plans developed by your implant dentist. Here is an article by Dr. Gordon Rye that was published on Dental Health Magazine that helps to provide more insight on mini dental implants.   What are Mini Dental Implants?   About the Author Dr. Gordon Rye is an experienced and award winning cosmetic and restorative dentist in Fairfax, Virginia. Connect with Dr. Rye on Google+.

Am I too old to get dental implants?

Am I too old to get dental implants?

A common question from many of people suffering from missing, damaged or infected teeth is, Am I too old to get dental implants? The answer is no, and we invite you to read Dr. Agarwal’s article which was published to answer this question. Am I too old to get dental implants?

Understanding Your Options with Dental Implants

Understanding Your Options with Dental Implants

If you are suffering from loose, uncomfortable dentures or missing, infected or damaged teeth, dental implants may be the ideal solution to restore your smile. Many dental implant options are available. Read on to discover which one may be right for you. Dental Implants for Replacing a Single Tooth If you have damaged or lost a single tooth because of periodontal disease, injury or other reason, a natural-looking and secure dental implant can restore the function and balance of your smile. A dental implant has three individual components. First, a small post called a root implant is placed in the empty bone socket of the missing tooth. Next, a connector post is securely placed to support the third component, a custom-made crown that looks and feels just like your...

Have a Knocked-out tooth or teeth? Repair like new with dental implants

Have a Knocked-out tooth or teeth? Repair like new with dental implants

Dr. Tracey Nguyen, as a leading Lansdowne implant dentist, wants patients to know about the benefits of dental implants to help repair damaged or knocked out teeth. Having a knocked-out tooth can really throw off your appearance and confidence. A missing tooth can also have a significant effect on your overall oral health and ability to eat and speak comfortably. Fortunately, a missing tooth does not have to be permanent thanks to dental implants, an effective solution that looks and feels just like natural teeth. What is a dental implant? An implant is really made of three different parts. The first component, a root implant, is a metallic post that is placed into the missing tooth’s bone socket. Once the jawbone heals around the post, it is permanently...

Budgeting for Implant Dentistry. How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

Budgeting for Implant Dentistry. How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

Dental implants are an effective, durable and long-lasting solution for people who are missing one or many teeth. Natural-looking, comfortable and strong, implants provide stability and strength to an artificial tooth. The cost of dental implants varies according to numerous factors. First, the cost of implant surgery is dependent on location, the credentials of the dentist performing the treatment and the type of implant placed. The cost will vary between dentists, oral surgeons or Prosthodontists in big cities like Chicago and Orland Park versus rural areas and if the implant is generic or a brand-name. Secondly, the cost of abutments, the part that is screwed into the implant, can vary widely. The abutment’s cost depends on the type of restoration needed...

How to choose the right Chicago oral surgeon?

How to choose the right Chicago oral surgeon?

Oral surgeons treat a wide variety of dental problems and are skilled at removing impacted and disease teeth, treating facial trauma, placing dental implants, performing cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and correcting jaw irregularities. When choosing an oral surgeon in Chicago or other areas throughout the country, consider the following questions: - How experienced is the oral surgeon? Choose an oral surgeon who has years of experience and a successful practice. More experience equals more expertise for you. - What is the surgeon’s clinical experience and training in the treatments and procedures you need? Consider his or her background, experiences and knowledge with your specific dental problem. - Does the oral surgeon belong to a professional dental...