Archive for November, 2013
Dentures – The End of An Era
You may have heard the term “edentulous”, a term that describes someone that has no teeth. Incredibly, more than 35 million Americans do not have any teeth. Despite advances in dentistry, this number is expected to grow in the next two decades along with an aging baby boomer generation. Tooth loss commonly results from decay […]
Could Diamonds be an Oral Surgeon’s Best Friend?
Our doctors at Indiana Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates (IOMSA) routinely replace missing teeth with dental implants here in our office. Dental implants are artificial tooth “roots” made of titanium, used to anchor dental prostheses, including crowns, and implant supported bridges and dentures. One of the largest factors in successful dental implant placement is adequate, healthy bone […]