Category : Dental Implants

Periodontal Disease and Dental Implants

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Published on: April 5, 2012

According to the American Dental Association, periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. If you’re considering dental implants to replace your lost teeth, ironically the very condition that caused you to require implants may prevent their long-term success. In order for your dental implants to anchor [...]

Do Dental Implants Work for People over 70?

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Published on: April 2, 2012

Some mature patients resign themselves to a life of poorly-fitting dentures because they think they are too old for dental implants. While some health conditions and lifestyle factors can prevent the success of dental implants, age is never a deterrent. If you are in reasonably good health and can tolerate [...]

What is a Sinus Lift?

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Published on: March 26, 2012

A sinus lift, also known as a maxillary sinus floor augmentation procedure, is a surgical procedure that increases the amount of bone tissue in the upper jaw. The maxillary sinuses are located above the upper molars, and the roots of these teeth can extend into the maxillary sinuses. When upper [...]