Should I Avoid Smoking If I Have Dental Implants?

May 7, 2020 Dr. Scherer knows how devastating it can be to lose a tooth. Whether it’s a tooth that has been loose for quite some time, or you’ve lost one or more teeth as a result of an injury, having a gap in your smile can affect more than your oral function. Not only do patients who have loose, or missing teeth have trouble eating and drinking, but they also experience trouble speaking and are often left feeling embarrassed and with declining self-esteem....
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All-On-4 Implants: What to Expect for the Recovery Process

April 27, 2020 When patients in Wheaton decide to have All-on-4 dental implants placed to replace their loose or missing teeth, they naturally want to know about the entire process - from start to finish. This less invasive permanent tooth replacement system gives men and women a completely new set of pearly whites in as little as one day! It truly is an amazing system!...
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What Is Involved in the Sinus Lift Process?

April 16, 2020 When men and women have been missing teeth in their upper jawbone for a substantial amount of time, the jawbone begins to deteriorate, leaving just a thin layer of bone tissue separating the mouth from the sinus cavity. Patients in Naperville who want to have dental implants placed to address their tooth loss sometimes require a sinus lift because of this inadequate upper jawbone density, which is unable to support dental implants....
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Tooth Extractions: Do I Need a Dentist or an Oral Surgeon?

April 6, 2020 Men and women in Naperville who are in need of a tooth extraction are often confused about who they should contact to perform the procedure - a dentist or an oral surgeon? Having your tooth pulled is nothing to mess around with, or wait on, so be sure you’re choosing the right type of doctor to best suit your specific needs....
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Are Dental Implants Prone to Conditions Like Cavities or Gum Disease?

March 26, 2020 Every year, Dr. Scherer of Wheaton Oral Surgery and Implant Center in Naperville sees many patients who are interested in receiving dental implants to replace their loose or missing teeth. This permanent tooth replacement system is a favored one among residents for many reasons, but unfortunately Dr. Scherer often has to correct the wrong belief that dental implants are maintenance-free and aren’t prone oral health conditions like cavities or gum disease....
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COVID-19 Update

March 17, 2020 Our office will be taking calls and will be limiting our in office hours to service our emergent patients. Common-sense health precautions are always recommended. Remember to wash your hands, sanitize belongings and surfaces, and avoid touching your face. Please monitor your health for your own wellbeing and be respectful of its potential impacts on others. We encourage you to follow recommended protocols to protect your health and safety for you and your family....
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Is All-On-4 Implants A Permanent Solution?

March 16, 2020 If you live in Wheaton, and you have lost most or all of your natural teeth, you might be a candidate to receive All-on-4 dental implants with Dr. Scherer at Wheaton Oral Surgery and Implant Center. He and his team have been providing successful results through oral surgery for many years, and with the advancements in today’s dental technologies, All-on-4 dental implants make getting those results even easier....
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What Is a Sinus Lift and Why Would I Need One?

March 5, 2020 For Naperville patients to experience a successful dental implant procedure, the quantity and quality of the jawbone where the implant will be placed must meet certain standards before the surgery can take place. Often, Dr. Scherer meets with prospective patients who require some pre-surgeries before they will be considered eligible to receive dental implants....
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3 Common Reasons You May Need an Oral Surgeon

February 24, 2020 'In the world of oral health care, oral surgeons like Dr. Scherer often hear confusion from patients about why they would need an oral surgeon. Many Naperville residents automatically equate oral surgery to wisdom teeth removal, and that’s it. But oral surgeons do so much more than remove wisdom teeth for teenagers. In fact, many of the surgeries Dr. Scherer performs can be life-changing - literally....
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