Posts Tagged ‘ Crowns ’

Implant vs Bridge

For purposes of this discussion, teeth basically have two main parts; the crown is the part you see in the mouth, and the root is the part that is encased in bone and keeps the tooth in place. A dental implant is actually a root replacement, and unlike the root of a tooth, it is […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Crowns Attach to Dental Implants

Dear Doctor, I was intrigued to learn that implant crowns can either be screwed into implants or cemented on to them. Wouldn’t a screwed-in crown look awful? Why would I want to have my crown attached this way? Once a crown is attached to the implant, a person cannot determine which method of attachment was […]

Same Day Dentistry

Same day dentistry refers to an innovative new brand of treatment that condenses some traditional procedures into a single office visit. Thanks to in-office dental CAD/CAM technology, patients can receive milled metal-free crowns, veneers, onlays and inlays in one office visit, while they wait. If your dentist uses a CEREC or E4D Dentist System in the dental office, same day dentistry may […]