Dental Implants

Can a Dental Implant Replace Teeth Lost to an Exploding Vape?

Last week, the New England Journal of Medicine published a case report about a teen who lost several teeth and experienced severe jaw damage from an exploding e-cigarette, also known as a vaping device. These events are rare, but they do happen, and they raise concern about the increasing prevalence of vaping among teens. 

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Mark came to our office with advanced dental disease, pain throughout his mouth, and other general health concerns. His condition was affecting his ability to eat healthy foods and he felt very frustrated and didn’t know what could be done. After thorough evaluation and discussion […]

Drug Holiday Not Necessary for Getting Dental Implants

If you are considering dental implants, but you’re on bisphosphonates, you might have heard that you need to go on a drug holiday to protect yourself from a rare but potentially serious complication: osteonecrosis of the jaw. However, there’s no evidence to support the concept of a drug holiday for […]