What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth.
What Are the Advantages of Dental Implants?
There are many advantages to dental implants, including:
Improved appearance. Dental implants look and feel . . . → Read More: Advantages of the Dental Implants
We all know it’s important to take care of our teeth, but we’re also familiar with the costs involved.
For Americans willing to hop on a plane, visiting a dentist in another country could save travelers over 70 percent on dental procedures such as crowns and root canals, according to . . . → Read More: Dental tourism could save you big money
Oral related quality of life could be defined as an individual’s perception of the impact of oral health on their quality of life characterized by the individual’s perception of their position in life, in relation to their goals, expectations, standards, and concerns, and to the cultural conditions and the . . . → Read More: The impact of implant treatment on oral health related quality of life in a private dental practice.
The choice of a suitable prosthesis for a specific case is determined to a great extent by the underlying residual bone as well as the mucosa. Also of significance are the expectations and demands of the patient from the prosthesis. The following case report discusses the rehabilitation . . . → Read More: Prosthetic Management of Edentulous Mandible using Endosseous Implants and Overdentures
Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD, causes jaw pain that may be mistaken for recurring tension headaches according to a recent study of TMJ symptoms. Jaw pain due to TMJ symptoms will not respond to tension headache treatment. Instead, such pain must be treated in the same way traditional TMJ symptoms.
. . . → Read More: TMJ Symptoms: Tension Headache and Jaw Pain
Using dental implants to replace missing teeth has gained widespread acceptance over the last decade,And dental patients who are aware of the success of this technique may wonder: “If my tooth is so damaged that it needs root canal treatment, why not just have it extracted and have . . . → Read More: Dental implant or root canal, which makes the best choice?
Is IV sedation for you?
Are you scared of going to the dentist?
Well, now their is a solution for you. I.V. Sedation!
IV stands for intravenous, which means sedative medication is administered through the veins. Because of its rapid effects many patients prefer this relaxation option.
IV sedation medication is delivered through a . . . → Read More: I.V. Sedation
This is a news report back from 2008. We had a visit from Doug and Lori Lundin and this is the story of how they decided on coming to El Salvador!
by Lori Lundin
My husband Doug grew up in a very low income family in Washington State and didn’t get much dental care. His . . . → Read More: Medical Tourism: What to do About Costly Dental Work
We love it when our patients share their experiences because traveling to an unknown country for medical procedures can be daunting. Reading stories from people that have done it gives you a better idea on what to expect. Below you will find how one patient that turned a trip to the dentist . . . → Read More: A Great Vacation!!!