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Can Dental Implants be Used With Dentures? Yes, and Very Successfully!

January 5, 2019

Can Dental Implants be Used With Dentures?   In general, our office tries to save teeth.  However, sometimes the teeth are already gone or having a denture made is really the best decision.  Your denture(s) should be comfortable and natural looking.  If not, Dr. Gillis and her team can help!  We have completed many dentures with the added support of small diameter or mini implants.  […]

Dental Implants and Crowns

September 17, 2018

Filed under: Crowns,Dental Implants — Tags: , — Dr Julie Gillis @ 7:36 pm

Dental Implants and Crowns Meet Diane Diane (not her real name) was devastated to lose her front tooth.  She had always felt very confident about her smile and she was thrilled when we told her that we could replace her tooth with a dental implant.  The treatment would take a while but her relief was evident when we told her that she would never have […]

Dental Implants reviewed by Julie Gillis, DDS

February 19, 2016

Filed under: Dental Implants — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 3:58 pm

Dental Implants may be an excellent option to replace missing teeth and tissue! If you have experienced tooth loss, then the need to replace those teeth is critically important to your oral health, as well as your sense of confidence and self-worth. So, the only question is which tooth replacement option is best for you. There are several choices, but the one that is probably […]

Precision Partials and Bridges Can Be Good Tooth Replacement Options!

August 27, 2015

If you have teeth that are damaged or missing, then you’re familiar with the challenges these may present. You may not be able to eat some of your favorite foods, many of which might be key ingredients of a nutritious diet. Missing or broken teeth may make speaking difficult in both professional and social settings. You may even be reluctant to smile. And whether you […]

For Dental Implants, Grand Junction, CO, Turns to Dr. Julie M. Gillis

August 20, 2015

Filed under: Dental Implants,Uncategorized — Tags: , — Dr Gillis @ 2:34 pm

If you have experienced tooth loss, then the need to replace those teeth is critically important to your oral health, as well as your sense of confidence and self-worth. So, the only question is which tooth replacement option is best for you. There are several choices, but the one that is probably the most lifelike in both appearance and performance is a dental implant. Dr. […]

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 […]