Dental Implants- Changing the Way We Treat Missing Teeth

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Dental implants are rapidly becoming the standard of care in how we, as dental professionals, deal with missing teeth.    And while the incidents of adults losing permanent teeth has been declining for decades, there is still a good chance that at some point in your life you too will require treatment for a lost permanent […]

FAQs Regarding IV Sedation / Anesthesia for Oral Surgery

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Here in our office we perform a variety of treatments including dental implants, facial reconstruction and teeth removal.  If you have recently been diagnosed with a condition that requires any of these types of treatment, you will likely be required to go under IV sedation / anesthesia.   For some people, the idea of anesthesia can […]

Dentures – The End of An Era

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Dentures---The-End-of-An-Era

You may have heard the term “edentulous”, a term that describes someone that has no teeth. Incredibly, more than 35 million Americans do not have any teeth. Despite advances in dentistry, this number is expected to grow in the next two decades along with an aging baby boomer generation. Tooth loss commonly results from decay […]

Could Diamonds be an Oral Surgeon’s Best Friend

Could Diamonds be a Periodontist's Best Friend

Dr. Massoomi routinely replaces missing teeth with dental implants here in our office.  Dental implants are artificial tooth “roots” made of titanium, used to anchor dental prostheses, including crowns, and implant supported bridges and dentures. One of the largest factors in successful dental implant placement is adequate, healthy bone density to anchor the post. Unfortunately, […]

Types of Dental Implants and Restorations

There are more than 40 different types of what can now be termed traditional or standard implants available today. There are also two others, mini and micro-mini implants. Mini implants are like traditional implants but usually smaller in diameter where as micro-mini implants are a variation of the now more traditional implant design, but smaller, narrower and […]