The Forbidden Fruit

by Dr. Jack Hahn 12. September 2014 10:19
If a person has worn dentures for many years, there will come a time when they cannot eat the foods they have enjoyed in the past, examples being apples, salads, corn on the cob and foods high in fiber. The placement of two to four dental implants solves the problems associated with loose, slipping ... [More]

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The dangers of denture adhesives - Dr. Fred Peck

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 8. September 2014 06:30
Denture adhesives that are used as directed are safe. Those patients that have very loose ill fitting dentures tend to use an excess of denture paste to hold their dentures in place. Too much denture paste can lead to many problems. First the patient will get further bone loss because of uneven pres... [More]

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Oh My, What am I Going to do?

by Dr. Jack Hahn 1. August 2014 09:11
It's not uncommon for a front tooth to break and can't be restored. There are a number of causes for teeth to break. The most common reasons can be extensive decay, previous root canal treatment rendering the tooth brittle and accidental trauma. When this happens, the patient is distraught and certa... [More]

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All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

by Dr. Jack Hahn 21. July 2014 14:14
This young female patient was involved is a bicycle accident which resulted in the loss of her two front teeth. The fractured roots were removed and two dental implants were placed. Four months after the implants were placed, permanent ceramic crowns were fabricated in the dental laboratory and ceme... [More]

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"Slippen and Slidin"

by Dr. Jack Hahn 18. July 2014 12:21
Eliminate slipping, sliding of your denture with as little as two dental implants and eat the foods you like. 25% of the U.S population by age 60 have dentures. Dental implants provide anchors to secure artificial teeth eliminating the need for messy denture adhesives and allow patient to comfortabl... [More]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Implants

by Dr. James Springer 3. May 2013 12:13
Advantages of Implants: An implant is most similar to a natural tooth. Adjacent teeth do not have to be involved in placement procedure. Implants may decrease or help prevent shrinkage of the jawbone from tooth loss. Disadvantages of Implants: Implants are not intended for eve... [More]

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What is Involved in Placing Implants

by Dr. James Springer 27. April 2013 13:16
Surgery is performed to place the implant portion in the bone.  Up to six months are needed for the bone to attach to the implant.  In certain cases, dentists can use techniques that may allow immediate sue of the implant.  Some implants require a second surgery in which a post is att... [More]

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