Dental Implant or Montezuma’s Revenge!

added on: June 26, 2016

Dental Implant Mexican Vacation Is running to the border to receive advance dental implant treatment a good idea?  There are many reasons patients seek treatment south of the border.  The most common reason being costs –  patients think they will receive comparable treatment in Mexico at a fraction of the price…. Read More

Bulbous Dental Implant Crown

Dental Implants & Crown Design

added on: October 31, 2015

Dental Implants & Crown Design How important are the design of dental implant supported crowns to the overall long term success?  The simple answer to this question is – absolutely.  The next question is why?  The answer to this question is a little more complex. Interested in more information about dental… Read More

Denture Revision / Dental Implants

Replacing Dentures With Dental Implants

added on: August 13, 2015

Dental Implants for Trading Dentures I have previously blogged about Dental Implants supporting a non-removable prothesis to replace a unwanted upper denture.  I thought it was about time to blog about this topic again, but showing a example of the lower arch.  The current patient was unhappy with her ill-fitting lower denture… Read More

Before Treatment - Implant Revision

Dental Implant Exposure

added on: June 21, 2015

Dental Implant Exposure   As a board certified dental specialist, my practice is focused on dental implants, gum disease, and soft tissue grafting treatment modalities.  Therefore, it isn’t uncommon for complex and unusual cases come through my door.  The current case is no exception to this occurrence.   This patient… Read More

Non-restored / Mis-aligned Dental Implant

Dental Implants – OMG!

added on: May 30, 2015

Unbelievably Sub Par Treatment / Dental Implants Over the past 4 years I’ve encountered numerous Oklahoma City patients that have been previously treated with dental implants to replace missing teeth.  These cases range from ideal to the patient should have not gotten out of bed that day.  I’ve decided to share… Read More

Excess Gingival Display

The Way You Smile – OKC Patient

added on: May 23, 2015

Does your gummy smile change the way you smile? Why is it important to understand the relationship between your perceived smile and how you actually smile?  Smiling affects how others might perceive you, therefore, it affects social factors, self-esteem, and overall mood.  Studies have shown that smiling people are viewed to others… Read More

Infected Tooth

Ways To Improve Dental Implant Esthetics

added on: February 28, 2015

Dental Implant Provisionals & Esthetics A common dental implant concern among clinicians is how to improve the outcome in the esthetic zone.  The health and stability of the tissue around the dental implant and quality of the crown determines whether the treatment is a success.  A growing trend is to immediately… Read More

Posterior Dental Implant w/o Crown

Dental Implants vs. Bridges

added on: January 23, 2015

Dental Implants vs. Bridges Survival Rates A common conversation at my office is dental implants versus fixed bridges to replace missing teeth.  Approximately 50% of the adult population in the United States is missing at least one tooth.  This fact explains why the conversation about bridges and dental implants is… Read More

Before Treatment To Correct Recession

Truth About Sensitive Teeth

added on: November 21, 2014

Sensitive Teeth Confidential Every night I sit down to watch TV, and I’m inundated with commercials advertising the wonders of sensitivity toothpaste.  These commercials proclaim that if you have sensitive teeth to hot and cold, that simply using their product will cure your ailment.  These statements are a half truth at… Read More

Porcelain Teeth / Dental Implants

Dental Implants OKC & Tissue Inflammation

added on: November 17, 2014

Dental Implants OKC Patient, Bacteria, & Inflammation A common concern for me and patients, is how bacteria induced inflammation affects Dental Implants.  There is a ongoing battle between bacteria and our bodies.  Specifically, bacteria around our soft tissue and bone supporting teeth and dental implants.  Our bodies fight pathogenic bacteria with… Read More

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