Is It Better to Get a Dental Bridge or Dental Implants?

Dental Bridge Model
November 25, 2020 If you’ve lost a tooth or you’re about to, you may be wondering what the best solution is for replacing it in Naperville, IL. You have multiple options, including a dental bridge and a dental implant. But which option is better? Your choice may depend on your aesthetic goals, functional needs, oral health situation, and even your budget. You and your dentist will be able...
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Steps to Properly Care for Your Dental Implants

Dental Implant Model
November 14, 2020 If you are ready to acquire dental implants, it is important to understand just how to effectively look after them when your treatment is concluded. Dental implants do not require special upkeep beyond your typical health routine, however there are extra actions dentists advise you can absorb your daily life. Knowing specifically just how to look after your dental implants and your smile can assist...
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What is a Dental Implant and What is it Used for?

Dental Implant Patients Smiling While Eating
October 11, 2020 Dental implants are artificial teeth replacements that are used in prosthetic dentistry to support full arch and partial teeth restorations. Dental implants, post procedure, resemble a tooth or group of teeth. Dental implants are very commonly used to replace missing teeth and can be used either for health reasons or cosmetic purposes.   Dental Implant Surgery Dental implant surgery is used to insert artificial teeth...
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How to Find the Right Dentist for Your Dental Implants

2 Dental Implant Patients Happy After Dental Implant Procedure
September 10, 2020 If you have lost or had teeth removed due to decay, disease, or injury, there is one tooth replacement option in Naperville, IL that provides permanent benefits: dental implants. These artificial teeth are made from titanium and restored with life-like porcelain crowns, bridges, or full arches of teeth. Dental implants work just like natural tooth roots, so you can enjoy a healthy mouth, strong bite,...
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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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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 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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How Often Do I Need a Check Up on My Dental Implants?

February 13, 2020 Many of Dr. Scherer’s dental implant patients know that their dental implants are designed to be permanent, but unfortunately, many of them also believe they will be relatively carefree, requiring little to no maintenance. Though dental implants are easy to care for, they are not carefree....
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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

January 23, 2020 For nearly 20 years, Dr. Scherer has been providing men and women with successful oral health care treatment, providing results that are long-lasting and aesthetically pleasing. Every year, he sees many residents who are interested in having dental implants placed to restore their oral function after having lost one or more teeth. One of the biggest reasons this tooth replacement option is so popular is due to the fact that dental implants are designed to last a lifetime!...
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3 Benefits Of Dental Implants

August 26, 2019 A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you’ll see they have the same basic parts. Both have a crown (the visible part used to chew food). Both have a root that holds the tooth securely under the gum and is anchored into the jaw. ...
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