Monthly Archives: July 2017

Filling A Gap Between Front Teeth

Think of model Lauren Hutton, former football star and current celebrity Michael Strahan, and singer/songwriter Elton John. What do they have in common? A diastema, which is the professional term for a gap between the two front, upper teeth. The … Continue reading

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Is Dental Fear Causing High Percentage Of Adults With Gum Disease?

According to data collected as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), 46 percent of American adults over the age of 30 have some level of gum disease … Continue reading

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Interesting Dental Implant Statistics

As a long time member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), I am also an Associate Fellow who has completed a great many courses through its offerings as well as some of the nation’s most premier teaching institutes. … Continue reading

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Why Growing Number Of Adults Are Choosing Dental Implants

There are a number of reasons I recommend Dental Implants when a patient needs to replace a missing tooth. However, depending on the patient’s preferences and individual situation, I also place dentures, precision-fitted partials and crown-&-bridge combinations. I believe that … Continue reading

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