Call It Twilight Dentistry

Dental implants are one of the most common procedures performed at Bay Area Surgical Arts.  Whether they are scheduled at our Cupertino or San Francisco office, most of our procedure are done in a hospital-style operating suite, with the patient under IV sedation. While dental implants have become routine, they still involve surgically placing a…

Robotics and Dental Implant Surgery

At our practices we have been providing dental implants for over 10 years. We have also been at the forefront of developing new technologies, in order to provide each of our patients the best possible services with the best possible outcomes. In our Cupertino location, we are now pleased to offer YOMI, the first robot…

Jaw Surgery in San Francisco

Some times corrective jaw surgery, or otherwise know as “orthographic surgery,” may be necessary when a patient’s jaws do not fit together properly.  This misalignment can cause issues with activities as common as chewing food or speaking. They can also cause headaches due to clinching and grinding, and even sleep apnea, a condition in which…

Modern Marvels: Dental Implant Surgery in San Francisco

Categories: Dental Implants

Dental implants are modern marvels. A dental implant replaces a missing tooth root by attaching a titanium post into the patient’s jaw. Supporting material, including an artificial tooth, goes on top of the post. When it’s done, the implant has the look and functionality of a natural tooth. With nearly seventy percent of American adults missing…

What You Should Know About Dental Implants

Categories: Blog, Dental Implants
Dental Implant

If you are looking for an alternative to dentures and would like to replace your missing teeth, dental implants may be for you. Dental implants are a popular long-term method for restoring your smile. Many people decide to get dental implants after they have experienced loss of teeth due to variety of reasons. Dental implants…

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Bone grafting and dental implants typically go hand-in-hand, as the loss of a tooth can wear down the surrounding jawbone structure and a dental implant is a common procedure toreplace lost teeth. As soon as a person loses a tooth, bone loss begins. In order to place a sturdy, reliable dental implant, bone grafting procedure…

Where Do Dental Implants Come From?

Categories: Blog, Dental Implants
'children playing in dirt'

Dental implants have a surprisingly rich and interesting history. Across centuries and throughout cultures around the world there is evidence of attempts at replacing missing teeth with various objects and materials. The oldest dental implants can be traced back to 2000 BC in China, where missing teeth were substituted with bamboo pegs. Fast forward a…