It Can Pay to Spend on Dental Implants

Posted On Feb 19, 2014 @ 04:38 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

If you’re missing a tooth, you’re not alone; in fact 35 million Americans are missing all of their teeth in at least one jaw! Whether it’s one tooth or many, it’s important to replace what’s missing. Depending on the number of teeth lost, the potential drawbacks to doing nothing may become hard to ignore: impediments to eating, interference with speech, and unaesthetic appearance, for example.

What's the Right Age for Dental Implants?

Posted On Oct 31, 2013 @ 06:47 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Maybe you've seen some marketing material for dental implants featuring smiling, silver-haired seniors. Perhaps this made you think that implants are a tooth replacement system that's primarily intended for older adults.

Know What to Expect With Dental Implant Surgery

Posted On Sep 23, 2013 @ 09:25 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

As dental implants increase in popularity, the surgical procedures to install them are becoming quite commonplace. Still, many people are nervous about this procedure, perhaps not really knowing what to expect. So if you're considering dental implants, here's a rundown of what happens before, during and after the procedure.