Posts Categorized: restorative dentistry

Paying Homage to a Classic

Dental crowns are among the oldest and most trusted dental restorations around today. The first crowns appeared almost 2,000 years ago, and were crafted from gold by the wealthy Etruscans, who inhabited the hills of ancient Italy. Throughout history, other metals became popular, including silver and platinum, and today’s crowns are typically made from lifelike… Read more »

What is a Dental Bridge?

A dental bridge’s purpose is just as it sounds; it connects two teeth by spanning the empty space between them, caused by one or more missing teeth. As one of the most popular dental restorations available today, the dental bridge has helped countless patients regain the ability to bite and chew properly, and smile with… Read more »

Why Should You Choose Dental Implants?

Replacing your lost teeth is the only way to restore your ability to bite and chew, and modern prosthetic dentistry offers a number of choices for rebuilding your smile. However, dental implants are the only restorations that can replace your lost teeth’s roots and the functions they provide that help preserve your smile’s integrity. Made from… Read more »

Lost Teeth? How Your Restorative Dentists Can Help

There’s more than just one aspect of professional dentistry. For instance, preventive dentistry focuses on routines and treatments designed to avoid dental diseases from forming. Cosmetic dentistry comprises an array of techniques that can rejuvenate your smile’s appearance when it’s marred by one or more aesthetic blemishes. When your teeth and/or gums are seriously injured… Read more »

Make a Smile Makeover One of Your New Year’s Resolutions

Want to improve your confidence for the New Year ahead? If you’re unhappy with your smile for any reason, than improving its appearance could do wonders for your self-esteem. A smile makeover may sound complex, and depending on the severity of your dental issues, it might be. Most often, however, a smile makeover with your… Read more »

Park Ridge Dentists Answer Questions About Cosmetic Tooth Replacement

Losing a tooth hinders the health and appearance of your smile. Without a full and healthy smile, your overall health can suffer. At Loukas General Dentistry, we combine restorative and cosmetic dentistry to return a smile to full function and health. Our dental prosthetics are designed to look and act completely natural. In today’s blog,… Read more »