Multiple Tooth Dental Implants

If you’re missing several teeth, multiple tooth dental implants can replace them as well as some of their roots. What are the advantages of implant-supported bridges over fixed bridges or removable partial dentures? Multiple tooth implants provide several advantages over fixed bridges and removable partial dentures. In addition to looking and functioning like natural teeth,…

Single Tooth Dental Implants

If you are missing a single tooth, one dental implant and a crown can replace it. A dental implant replaces both the lost natural tooth and its root. What are the advantages of a single-tooth dental implant over a bridge? A dental implant provides several advantages over other tooth replacement options. In addition to looking…

Dental Implant Procedures

Dental implants are a great option for missing teeth since they look, feel, and function just like natural teeth.

Ridge Modification

Deformities in the upper or lower jaw can leave you with inadequate bone in which to place dental implants, and can cause an unattractive indentation in the jaw line near that may be difficult for you to clean and maintain. To avoid this problem, the gum is lifted away from the ridge to expose the void where the bone is missing. This void is then filled with bone or bone substitute to build up the ridge. Your periodontist can tell you about your options for bone graft materials, which can help to regenerate lost bone and tissue.

Sinus Augmentation

Sinus lift surgery – also known as sinus augmentation – raises the sinus floor and developing bone for the placement of dental implants. Several techniques can be used to raise the sinus and allow for new bone to form.

Peri-Implant Diseases

Peri-implant diseases are inflammatory conditions affecting the soft and hard gum tissues around dental implants.

What is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease and in the surgical placement of dental implants.

American Academy of Periodontology names Dr. Effie Ioannidou Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Periodontology (JOP) and Clinical Advances in Periodontics (CAP)

Tomorrow, Dr. Effie Ioannidou officially assumes her position as EIC of JOP and CAP. CHICAGO– June 30, 2023- Clinician scientist and leader Dr. Effie Ioannidou has been selected by the American Academy of Periodontology as the new Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the Journal of Periodontology (JOP) and Clinical Advances in Periodontics (CAP). Dr. Ioannidou will rely on…