Consumer Dental Implant Awareness

Critical topics on implant dentistry to help you make the right and engaged decision about your treatment.

Implant Marketing vs. Reality

Dental implants are now the standard of care for tooth replacement, improving the dental health of millions of people with missing teeth. Implants have also greatly affected dental economics with an increasing number of dental practices and companies offering their services and products. To gain mar... Read More

Is Your Dentist Qualified?

A big problem is happening in implant dentistry with serious potential consequences! And most patients are not aware of it. Here is what you need to know and the questions you should ask if your dentist wants to do implants on you! There are three things in life that we protect more than anything el... Read More

Do Mini Implants Work?

Presented by Dr. Steven Sullivan, DDS, Professor and Chair, University of Oklahoma at the AAOMS Dental Implant conference In December, 2009) Summary: Mini implants, often offered by less experienced dentists as a quick and less costly solution to replacing missing teeth, have a high degree of compl... Read More

Dental Bridge vs. Dental Implant

Many patients with missing teeth consider getting conventional dental bridge over dental implants because they think it costs less. This is far from the truth. Look at the following costs and features between a conventional three-unit bridge and a single dental implant for replacement of one missing... Read More

Custom vs. Stock Abutments

If you are confused about what goes on top of a dental implant after it is placed, you are not alone. Questions like: how many components are there? what is an abutment? how does the crown fit into it all? what kind of abutment and crown will be placed?
And the question: Do you really need to worr... Read More