Posts Tagged ‘ dental implants ’

How To Care For Your New 3D Printed Dental Implant

Photo by Amir Seilsepour Congratulations! You have just had a 3D printed dental implant placed and you are wondering how to take care of your new tooth. You are in the right place! 3D printing technology allows for a titanium dental implant, which is like the root of a tooth, to be placed precisely at […]

What Makes A Dental Implant Successful?

My new patient looked at me expectantly. “My best friend, who is a dentist, told me to come to you for my dental implant. My dentist said that she would pick you to place her implant, so here I am!” For my new patient, deciding who to have place her dental implant out of all […]

The Amazing Platelet

Did you know that you have a special cell within your blood that has amazing regenerative ability? It’s called a platelet and it has the ability to promote bone and soft tissue healing in the body. Platelets have hundreds of growth factors that encourage the body to produce new tissue. In the mouth, the ability […]

Our Golden Rule

  It’s easy to imagine the discomfort of walking into a new healthcare provider’s office. You may have a referral. You may be walking in blindly, trusting you receive the proper care you think you need. You’re afraid because you don’t know what to expect. You’re apprehensive because it’s an unfamiliar environment. Perhaps you have […]

My Greatest Reward

July 7th  began like any other day for me. I remember that there was a beautiful sunrise that morning. I had a compressed, busy schedule in my oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Lake Oswego. “We have a trauma patient coming in, Doctor” my front staff informed me when I arrived at my office. We […]