Implant-Supported Dentures - a Better Fit with Excessive Bone Loss

Posted On Jan 31, 2015 @ 07:40 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Some patients who wear dentures face a kind of Catch-22: their denture fit may have loosened and become uncomfortable over time due to continued bone loss, yet the same bone loss prevents them from obtaining dental implants, a superior tooth replacement system to dentures.

Three Things to Know About Crowns Before Your Restoration

Posted On Jan 29, 2015 @ 08:35 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Today’s crowns, the visible part of a tooth replacement system, can effectively mimic the shape and color of natural teeth. But not all crowns are equal — so it’s best to be well-informed before you undergo a restoration on your natural teeth such as a single crown or bridgework — or if you need a crown on a dental implant that replaces a missing tooth.

Three Things You May Not Know About Root Canal Treatments

Posted On Jan 26, 2015 @ 10:32 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

The term “root canal” is a part of our social lexicon, and not always with a positive meaning. But contrary to its negative reputation, a root canal treatment can make all the difference in your dental health.