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Dental Implants – Will They Work For you?

July 28, 2015

Filed under: Dental Implants,Implant — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 6:18 pm

Dental Implants – Will They Work For you? You may have to ask your dentist to find out if you are a good candidate for dental implants.  In general, the main requirement for a dental implant is being reasonably healthy!  A dental implant needs bone and tissue support. Dental implants are used in all areas of the mouth to replace single or multiple teeth.   Dental Implants […]

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 […]

Born Without Lateral incisors? You have Options For Replacing These Teeth!

December 4, 2014

Born Without Lateral incisors? You have Options For Replacing These Teeth! One of the most common teeth to be missing is the upper lateral incisor.  (The most common missing tooth is one or more of the wisdom teeth)  Because a lateral incisor is in the front of the mouth, it is almost always an aesthetic concern when it is not present.  There are many treatment […]

Yikes! Your Front Tooth is Missing – Now What?

August 20, 2014

For most of us, missing a front tooth is a dental emergency whether or not there is any pain!  Don’t panic – we can fix that! This blog will tell you a bit about your options to replace that missing tooth including the following: Treatment partials Dental implants A Snap-On Smile  An Essix appliance Sometimes a treatment partial can be used while the tissue and […]

Restoring a Missing Front Tooth With a Dental Implant

June 25, 2014

Filed under: Dental Implants,Implant — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 12:46 am

Restoring A Missing Front Tooth With A Dental Implant It can be devastating to lose a front tooth! Thank goodness we now have ways to replace missing teeth so that look it looks as if you were able to grow a new tooth.  The best answer may be a Dental Implant and and Implant Crown.  The single missing front tooth is also one of the […]

Now That I Have An Implant, How Do I Take Care Of It?

May 19, 2014

Filed under: Dental Hygiene,Dental Implants,Implant,Oral Hygiene — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 5:12 pm

Now that I have an implant, how do I take care of it? I am so glad that you asked! Taking care of your dental implant is important.  Your implant crown will never decay, but you can get gum disease and periodontal disease around your implant!  This could result in the loss of your implant and may result in a significant bony defect where the […]

Implant Restoration to Replace a Missing Lower Front Tooth.

September 25, 2013

Filed under: Dental Implants,Implant — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 10:29 pm

Implant Restoration For a Missing Lower Anterior Tooth   We often talk about making peoples smiles healthier and more attractive. And, usually when you think of a smile you think of the upper teeth.  Just as important is the health and function of the lower teeth!  Did you know that as a person ages the lower teeth often show more and more?  Especially when they are […]