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Dental Implants 101

  Whether you are missing a tooth, or at risk of losing many, dental implants may be a great solution   for you. Dental implants are an increasingly popular fix for missing or dying teeth, and have many benefits. What is a Dental Implant? Dental implants are high tech teeth. The root of your current tooth […]

Learning the Lingo – Dental Implants

Dental implants are a safe and effective replacement for a missing tooth or teeth. The implant is placed in your jawbone and integrates with your natural bone. This implant then forms a stable, sturdy base for your new teeth. What They Are • Implant: The implant itself is a rod that is screwed into the […]

Dental Implants: High Tech Teeth

What are dental implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots that provide a foundation for both fixed and removable replacement teeth. Like roots, dental implants are secured within the jawbone and not visible once surgically placed. Teeth replacement is not new to dental technology. Early civilizations practiced teeth replacements; archaeologists have discovered skulls where teeth […]

Revolutionary technology at North Shore Restorative and Implant Dentistry

Experience the best in dental technology Dr. David Gardner, at North Shore Restorative and Implant Dentistry, knows it is important to utilize up-to-date technology to bring his patients the best oral health care possible. These advancements in technology have created more avenues for easier detection and proper diagnosis of issues such as periodontal disease, dental […]

Hollywood Smile

Anybody who acquires the ability to see beauty never grows old! Every person is unique, and so is their smile. A smile serves as an invitation to our fellow human beings to get to know us. Stars show us how it’s done: Julia Roberts, George Clooney, etc., have particularly attractive smiles. Not everyone is naturally […]

Teeth Whitening

  Bleaching by definition actually changes natural tooth color. Nearly all bleaching products contain carbamide peroxide or its breakdown product hydrogen peroxide, which helps remove both deep (intrinsic) and surface (extrinsic) stains. Deep staining is seen commonly as a result of changes to the tooth due to natural aging, old root canal treatments, large fillings, […]

Implant Dentistry: The Need for Speed?

Implant Dentistry The Need for Speed“Same Day Dental Implants”, “Teeth in an Hour”, “Teeth in a Moment”, “Teeth Yesterday”; people will tell you anything to get you in the door! Don’t be mislead or confused by claims and advertisements suggesting dental implants only take one day or hour of your time, because they don’t. Implant […]

Staging in Implant Dentistry

Dear Doctor, I have read lately that implants can be done in two ways — either in one or two stages. Could you explain what this means as well as the pros and cons of each method? An example of a dental implant placed into the bone and covered by the gum tissue. This will […]

Loose Dentures

Dear Doctor, My dentures are so loose. I would like to have implants but I am unable to at this time. Can you please give me some information to help me better understand my options? Dear Shanai, It would seem from your question that you already understand that implants are your best option. What you […]

Standard of Care for Edentulous Patient

A New Standard of Care — Two Implants will change Everything! The two-implant overdenture for the lower jaw is a far simpler and equally effective solution. In fact, in the original Toronto Study (when the treatment was introduced to North America), the complaints of many patients seeking implant treatment were solved during the initial healing […]