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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|

Procedure and Benefits of Dental Implants

How Do Dental Implants Work? 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 [...]

2019-07-31T10:00:40+00:00July 31st, 2019|Dental Treatments, dentists|

Get More Sparkling Set of Teeth with Porcelain Veneers

  Porcelain teeth veneers attach to the front of a tooth to cover a wide variety of cosmetic dental problems. The dental lab technicians at Smiles of Naperville create them to match the color and shape of your existing teeth as closely as possible. Porcelain veneers are thin, lightweight and comfortable in your mouth. Other people won’t be able to tell that you have had restorative dental work unless you choose to share that with them. A porcelain veneer could be right for you if you have one or more of the following conditions: You are interested in a quicker [...]

2019-03-20T10:00:52+00:00March 20th, 2019|Dental Treatments, Tooth Restoration|

What is Oral Cancer?

  According to the American Cancer Society, an estimate of 51,540 individuals will get oral cancer in the U.S. in 2017. Oral cancer is the collective term that describes the growth of abnormal cells in the oral cavity that includes the lips, tongue, gums, cheeks, soft and hard palate, tonsils and also the pharynx. This condition is life threatening if not diagnosed and treated in its early stages. People who are at risk for oral cancer are those who are smokers and excessive alcohol drinkers, those with familial history of cancer and those who have and are exposed to human [...]

2019-02-13T10:00:17+00:00February 13th, 2019|Dental Treatments, Health Tips|

How to Boost Your Confidence?

We all want to live a life that we’ve always dreamed of but others feel they are living a life that’s far from the ideal picture of their dream-life. Others feel that they are pretty close and still closing in. To create and live the life you truly want, it is important to have confidence in the areas of your life that will get you there. You may have quite ambitious dreams but if you lack the confidence that you will meet your goals it is going to be challenging to follow through. You have to be confident that you [...]

2018-12-19T10:00:57+00:00December 19th, 2018|Blog, dentists|

Cause Why Dental Bridges Procedures Break Off

  Inasmuch as dentists would like to say that a dental restoration can last for a lifetime, it is not something that can be easily guaranteed. Sometimes, even the best dental bonding work and dental bridges can fail so they need to be replaced or repaired. Causes Why Dental Bridges Break Off: Poor Oral Hygiene. The most significant and common reason Smiles of Naperville dental bridges to break off is poor oral hygiene practices. A patient with not crowns are expected to be particular about their oral hygiene practices and they have to be even more strict when they have [...]

2018-09-26T10:00:42+00:00September 26th, 2018|dental tips, dentists|

The Relevance of Selecting a Quality Dental Implant Dentist

  If you’re missing some or all of your natural teeth, dental implants are an ideal way to replace them. Dr. Prasad Gonavarum can closely match your new permanent dentures with the color and shape of your remaining teeth for a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. The majority of patients with missing teeth prefer dental implants to removable dentures because they remain firmly in place. You don’t have to give up your favorite foods or worry about your new teeth slipping out of place. Dental implants are also more comfortable because there is no hard plastic appliance covering the roof of [...]

2018-07-25T10:00:12+00:00July 25th, 2018|Dental Treatments, dentists|

Tips on Taking Care of Dental Implants

  When it comes to dental implants, the most common type is a single unit or single tooth implant. That is where you are missing one tooth, and you replace that missing tooth with an implant. In single tooth implants, the implant itself should actually be covered up by bone. So if that implant is exposed, then there is something wrong with it. Patients will get a crown that goes on top of the dental implant, and the crown becomes what is essentially the new tooth. Patients should go to see a dentist immediately if an implant ever becomes exposed. [...]

2018-04-18T10:00:31+00:00April 18th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

What are the Reasons of Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is a common dental disorder that most people are unaware that they have. When patients are first diagnosed with it, they often ask Dr. Prasad Gonavarum at Smiles of Naperville “What are the reasons of periodontal disease?” This periodontal disease usually starts with plaque, a sticky substance composed mainly of bacteria. Although brushing and flossing helps to remove plaque, it can be hard to keep it off your teeth. That is because plaque re-forms within 24 hours of you removing it. One way to reduce the risk of developing plaque is to avoid foods with a high sugar [...]

2018-03-07T10:00:30+00:00March 7th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

The Pros and Cons of Root Canal

  A tooth that has become infected by bacteria will continue to go on this course unless it is managed effectively. When a patient comes into the dental office to complain a cavity, the dentist will assess the condition to determine whether or not a dental filling is still the ideal solution. A dental infection that has become severe will no longer be restorable by traditional means. This tooth either needs to be removed or it can be given a root canal. A root canal treatment is a pulp therapy process in a way that involves the extraction of the [...]

2018-02-28T10:00:45+00:00February 28th, 2018|dental tips, Tooth Restoration|
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