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Dental Bridges vs Dental Implants – The Best Solution for Missing Teeth

February 13, 2018

Filed under: Dental Bridges,Dental Implants,Restorative Dentistry — atriumfamily @ 3:43 am

Dental BridgeSo you had to have one or more of your teeth pulled, the question now is “what is the next step?” You can have a gap in your mouth, or you can restore your smile. You won’t find a dentist who will tell you to just live with the gap in your mouth. There are many problems with this. At Atrium Family Dental, we care about our patients and advise them to do what is best for their health while also working with their budget. Keep reading to find out why our New Lenox dentist advises patients to find a restorative dentistry treatment to resolve their missing teeth.

Dental Bridges Aftercare

June 28, 2017

Filed under: Dental Bridges,Restorative Dentistry — atriumfamily @ 3:59 pm

Dental BridgeA dental bridge is a sort of small denture appliance that uses the teeth surrounding an area where one or more teeth were lost to support the false teeth. There are many types of dental bridges, and they can be a good solution for New Lenox dental patients who need a faster, more affordable method for replacing just a few teeth. Here’s what you need to know about dental bridges aftercare:

Benefits of Dentures

July 25, 2016

Filed under: Dentures,Restorative Dentistry — Tags: , — atriumfamily @ 12:00 pm

What are the benefits of dentures? Many of us hesitate to even consider them simply because we have outdated ideas about them. It is why patients of Atrium Family Dental in New Lenox, IL will have dentures offered to them as part of a plan for restorative dentistry.

After all, dentures are not always “full” and can be what are known as “partials”. If you are hesitating to discuss dentures, remember that partials are a wonderful answer to a long list of issues. However, this is only one of the minor benefits of dentures. Let’s consider the rest:

They are made specifically to your needs – There is no such thing as a general set of dentures. They are custom-made from long-lasting and comfortable materials to fit your gum specifically. They are not your “grandparents” dentures but are instead well-fitting and often so comfortable and secure that you can eat without removing them.

Benefits of Dental Bridges

July 11, 2016

It is too bad that so many people overlook dental bridges as a workable and beneficial solution to some missing teeth. They are not false teeth and they are not implants. Instead, they are sort of hybrid, and the benefits of dental bridges are profound. Patients of Atrium Family Dental in New Lenox, IL can discuss any restorative dentistry needs they might have and find out if dental bridges are a workable solution.

So, what are the different benefits of dental bridges? They are actually extensive and include:

They prevent your natural teeth from shifting – While a crooked smile may not seem like a big issue, among the key benefits of dental bridges is that they force the teeth to hold their original positions. This keeps your bite in total alignment, preventing the development of issues like TMJ (a jaw issue that causes serious pain), bruxism (grinding of the teeth) or damages sustained with teeth begin to meet in a totally different way.

Root Canals Overview

June 27, 2016

Filed under: General Dentistry,Restorative Dentistry,Root Canals — Tags: — atriumfamily @ 12:00 pm

If you ask any dentist to name a treatment that patients fear and which they should, instead, appreciate and be glad to have available, most would name root canals. How often do we answer a question about an unpleasant task with something like “I’d rather have a root canal?” Yet, root canals are a remarkable procedure that patients of Atrium Family Dental in New Lenox, IL can count on when suffering serious dental decay.

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