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

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…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jan 31, 2015

The Implant Process can be Shortened, Depending on the Tooth Type

Dental implants are considered the premier option for tooth replacement. While all implant procedures follow the same general concept — a titanium post surgically inserted…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Oct 22, 2014

New Permanent Teeth - Faster Than Ever!

If you have lost your natural teeth, you may already have heard that dental implants are the best option for tooth replacement. Unlike removable dentures…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Dec 16, 2013

Loose Dentures Could Lead to Further Bone Loss

There’s no dispute in most cases that dental implants are superior to removable dentures as a restoration for missing teeth. One area in particular is…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Dec 12, 2013

Replacing All Your Teeth: Know Your Options

In this day and age, no one should have to live without teeth. Edentulism (toothlessness) is a debilitating problem that modern dentistry can solve in…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Aug 17, 2013

Dental Implants: an Exciting, Effective way to Replace Lost Teeth

The dental implant has brought dentistry tantalizingly close to that ultimate dream — a permanent set of life-like, functional teeth to replace original teeth that…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Aug 07, 2013

Advantages and Disadvantages of Dentures

Dentures are a common treatment for our Columbia patients with missing teeth. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the advantages and…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Apr 20, 2012


Columbia Smiles Nick Pournaras, DMD

Dr. Nick Pournaras, DMD and the team of dental professionals at Columbia Smiles in Columbia, SC, are dedicated to helping our community improve their oral health and rejuvenate their smiles. Dr. Pournaras is a member of a number of professional dental organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics
  • South Carolina Dental Association

To schedule an appointment, contact us online or call us at (803) 888-6504 today.

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