Osseointegration: Big Word, Simple Concept!
Was this word the invention of an evil doctor who loves long and complicated words? No! Osseointegration actually derives from the Greek osteon, bone and the Latin integrare, to make whole. It’s a physical process that was first observed by Swedish researchers in the 1960’s and refers to the functional connection between a titanium implant and living […]
No Root Canal? What’s The Worst that Could Happen?
Have you ever wondered: “Do I have to have root canal therapy? What’s the worst that can happen if I don’t?” We are glad you asked! Having a root canal may seem like an intimidating and painful experience, so we are not surprised when some patients are hesitant to go through with it. But, the fact […]
Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?
It’s estimated that 125 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. If you are one of them, you may be considering dental implants for tooth replacement. We think it’s important for you to know what factors make a person a good candidate for such a procedure. Here are a few things to consider. Most […]