Gum disease isn’t the most common dental disease (that accolade belongs to tooth decay). It isn’t particularly difficult to prevent or treat, either. On the contrary, the main reason gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss is that people neglect, or fail to realize, the warning signs. By the time many patients… Read more »
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How Does Your Mouth React to Missing Teeth?
It’s no secret how tooth loss can make your mouth look. Most patients agree that a smile full of teeth is more attractive than one that’s marred by the gaps of missing teeth. However, it’s not always obvious how the loss can affect the rest of your oral health, including the teeth that remain and… Read more »
Why Implant Dentures Don’t Become Loose
Patients who’ve lost all of their teeth on one or both of their dental ridges and rely on dentures to fulfill their smile may wonder if there’s a way to stop their dentures from slipping. When first crafted, dentures should fit snugly over your gums, but after a while, they may begin to lose their… Read more »
Implants vs. Dental Bridges
Eating and smiling should be enjoyable activities. For many people, they are, but for many others, biting and chewing food or showing off their entire smile isn’t as simple, or as fun, as usual. When you’ve lost one or more teeth, replacing them is vital to restoring your smile’s beauty and ability to function, which… Read more »
Does Your Smile Shine for the Wrong Reasons?
Sure, your smile should shine, but you might prefer it be due to the bright, blemish-free surfaces of your teeth rather than metal clashing with their pearly-white color. After cleaning a cavity (a hole in your tooth created by a bacterial infection), Dr. Maria or Dr. Thanasi Loukas can fill the tooth with a manmade… 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 »
Oral Surgery and Your Dental Health
Park Ridge implant dentists, Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, are specially trained to handle complex dental situations, such as complicated tooth extractions and innovative tooth replacement with dental implants. Combining a wealth of experience with the latest innovative technology and procedures, we can help rebuild your smile to restore its health, beauty, and ability… Read more »