Posts By: Thanasi Loukas

Park Ridge Dentists Explain How to Care for Your Dental Implants

Replacing your lost teeth with one or more dental implants is the most effective way to preserve your oral health while restoring your smile after tooth loss. However, the preservation of your smile doesn’t end at your dental implant and restoration placement. Luckily, among the many benefits of dental implant-supported teeth replacements is their mimicry… Read more »

Are There Alternatives to Dental Implants in Park Ridge?

Your Park Ridge implant dentists, Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, advise that replacing your lost teeth with a dental implant-supported prosthetic is typically the best option for preserving your oral health after suffering tooth loss. Unfortunately, not everyone is a viable candidate for dental implant placement, though that doesn’t negate the need to replace… Read more »

Park Ridge Implant Dentists Discuss Maintaining Your Jawbone’s Integrity

In our last article, we discussed the importance of your jawbone’s integrity to your continued good oral health, and how tooth loss can threaten this integrity if not treated fully and promptly. Today, your Park Ridge implant dentists, Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, discuss how to protect your jawbone from destruction and how to… Read more »

Park Ridge Implant Dentists Discuss Your Jawbone’s Integrity

Brushing and flossing your teeth every day is a well-known and wide-spread practice, as most people realize the importance of maintaining healthy teeth and gums. However, what steps do you take to protect the strength of your jawbone—the foundation of your smile? Park Ridge implant dentists, Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, explain the importance… Read more »

Park Ridge Restorative Dentists Discuss Types of Teeth

Your teeth are a vital resource, and as expert restorative dentists in Park Ridge, Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas have extensive experience restoring patients’ abilities to effectively chew their food after suffering tooth loss. While your smile’s beauty and function requires your entire set of teeth to remain intact (or to be replaced, if… Read more »

Park Ridge Implant Dentists Test Your Knowledge of Tooth Loss

While a damaged or diseased tooth can cause a variety of trouble, a lost one can be devastating. Not only can a missing tooth significantly mar your smile’s appearance, it can also disrupt your mouth’s proper balance and function. The longer tooth loss remains untreated, the more your risk of subsequent dental problems increases. Find… Read more »

Park Ridge Dentists Discuss the Cosmetic Advantages of Dental Implants

Dental implants are a marvel of modern dental technology, and are the only option available for replacing the roots of your lost teeth. As such, dental implants hold numerous benefits to your smile’s longevity, integrity, and continued good health after suffering tooth loss. However, if you’re looking to replace one or more missing teeth, then… Read more »

Park Ridge Implant Dentists Advise: Stop Smoking!

These days, there’s little question about the dangers of smoking, which claims the lives of more than 440,000 people in the United States. Nevertheless, an estimated 43.8 million adults in America ages 18 and older smoke cigarettes, and the destructive habit can threaten more than your ability to breathe. Park Ridge implant dentists, Dr. Maria… Read more »