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Dental Bridges: Advantages and Disadvantages

Usually, after a person has lost or knocked-out his/her tooth or teeth, the most suggested treatment is by having a removable prosthetic device like dentures, and dental bridges. A removable prosthetic device can provide coverage for your lost tooth but since they are not implanted, they can provide you discomfort and some inferiority functions. Your dentist, in place of the removable dentures, however can prescribe dental bridges when you have gaps between teeth. In having a dental bridge, you must know that your remaining teeth provides support to the crown. Like having a porcelain crown, the dental bridge is fabricated [...]

2019-11-13T10:00:19+00:00November 13th, 2019|Dental Treatments, teeth replacement|

Dental Implant: Procedure and Its Benefits

A dental implant acts as an artificial tooth root to hold your replacement teeth in place permanently. They contain small titanium rods that your dentist at Smiles of Naperville inserts into your gums and jawbone. Once your mouth has healed sufficiently from receiving the artificial roots, your dentist attaches your new dentures to them. Dental implants are popular because they offer many benefits over traditional removable dentures. In spite of this, most patients don’t completely understand the process. One of the most common questions they ask is, “How do dental implants work?” The Dental Implant Procedure Before your dentist can [...]

2019-06-19T10:00:38+00:00June 19th, 2019|Dental Treatments, teeth replacement|

Proper Ways to Take Cautious of Your Dental Implants

  There is no denying the fact that most dental procedures come at a cost. Some dental procedures are expensive, like Dental implants, so if you are thinking of getting this procedure, it is important that you know how to take good care of them. This is true even for other dental services; if you want to maximize the investment you made, you need to know how to take good care of your dental crowns, dental bridges, veneers, dental braces, dental appliances and so forth. Dental implants are about the most expensive appliance you can receive in your mouth. A [...]

2018-11-21T10:00:43+00:00November 21st, 2018|Dental Treatments, teeth replacement|

What is Bone Grafts and Dental Implants?

  Patients who need one or more teeth replaced are increasingly requesting dental implants rather than typical dentures that are removable. It’s easy to understand why when you consider the many benefits of dental implants. Patients do not have to worry about the embarrassment of having them fall out nor do dental implants affect chewing or speaking ability. Here at Smiles of Naperville we make sure that your new implants match the unique shade and shape of your existing teeth so they appear as natural as possible. Some Patients Require a Bone Graft First When Dr. Gonavarum places your new [...]

2018-10-17T10:00:44+00:00October 17th, 2018|Dental Treatments, teeth replacement|

Porcelain Dental Bridge: Types and Uses

Dental bridges are a type of prosthetic device that is used to replace one or more teeth that are missing. They are usually made out of metal, gold, silver, ceramic, or porcelain. Unlike removable prosthetic devices like dentures, dental bridges are cemented to the teeth, or to an implant surrounding the empty space, and only a dentist can remove them. The dental implant that can be used to attach a bridge is called an abutment. An abutment serves as an anchor for the bridge. The replacement tooth, or pontic, is then attached to the bridge that covers those abutments. If [...]

2014-09-26T17:25:55+00:00September 26th, 2014|Blog, teeth replacement|

Why Dental Implants are the Best Choice for Teeth Replacement

Dental implants make one look younger which a person may not look due to aging or some dental disease. These are some facts which every dental patient must know. You may not be having any dental work in the future but the added knowledge about dental implants can benefit someone who is contemplating on getting one. Success and failure of dental implants The main advantage of teeth implants is that they do not lead to formation of plaque and tooth decay. However, for a more successful implant procedure, dental implants should be cleaned and brushed like natural teeth. It is [...]

Comparing Between Dental Bridges and Dental Implants

Have you lost a tooth? A person can easily lose a tooth or a few teeth for all kinds of reason. He may have lost it after an accidental blow to the face; he may have lost it due to the tooth infection that was not earlier resolved; or he may have lost it due to an awful progression of gum disease. Inasmuch as a dentist would like to be able to save a tooth, some teeth are simply geared towards an extraction, so the next step is to order a replacement with through dental bridge or dental implants. Naperville [...]

2013-05-28T10:24:52+00:00May 28th, 2013|Blog, dental tips, teeth replacement|
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