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Are There Different Kinds of Dental Implants?

April 28, 2015

Filed under: Dental Implants,Implant — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 7:09 pm

Are There Different Kinds of Dental Implants? Yes! There are many kinds of dental implants. A dental implant is like the root of a tooth.  It is placed in the jaw bone under the gum tissue in order to support a crown for a missing tooth or teeth or to provide support for full or partial dentures. For 1 – 4 missing teeth, one dental implant per […]

Can Porcelain Match the Complexities of Natural Teeth?

April 23, 2015

Can Porcelain Match the Complexities of Natural Teeth? The answer is YES!   See the beautiful smile makeover with porcelain veneers below.  You do not really see the porcelain veneers because the color and blend with the natural dentition looks so natural.  What you see is a beautiful smile!               How about natural teeth with restorations?  A crown was […]

White Spots On Your Teeth? You May Have Fluorosis!

April 16, 2015

Filed under: cosmetic dentistry,Dental Fluorosis — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 3:12 am

White Spots On Your Teeth? You May Have Fluorosis! This information from our very own talented assistant, Regina Dental fluorosis is a developmental disturbance in the enamel caused by extremely high concentrated levels of fluoride while the teeth are developing.   Overexposure of fluoride between the ages of 1-4 is the most critical period.  Once the teeth erupt into place they are no longer at […]

Drugs – It Pays to Shop Around!

April 8, 2015

Drugs – It Pays to Shop Around! If you actually pay for your prescription medications out of pocket this may be important.  Our office does not prescribe many medications.  We leave that to the MD’s and other care providers.  Our office does prescribe occasional pain medications, antibiotics, and other prescription medications as needed for dental infections and pain.  We use a couple medications for our patients […]