A Stronger Smile Through Dental Implants

A Stronger Smile Through Dental Implants

Did you know that tooth enamel is the strongest biological substance? In fact, tooth enamel is even stronger than steel – though much more brittle. Our smiles are much stronger than we think! However, if you’ve recently lost a tooth due to decay or trauma, you may be wondering what the best treatment is for you to regain that strong smile you’ve become used to. Though other restorative treatments can help to fill the gap in your smile, a tooth implant remains the best way to restore missing tooth roots, strengthen and preserve bone density, and create a firmer bite for a lifetime. Below, discover more reasons why Dr. Abraham Stein and Dr. Zachary Weiss choose dental implants as often as possible for a stronger smile restoration.

If you are looking for restorative oral surgery care in Skokie, IL or the greater Chicago area, schedule a consultation at the Stein Center for Advanced Dentistry. Dr. Abraham Stein is widely regarded as an expert in his field of prosthodontics; Dr. Stein lectures nationally and is published in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, a peer reviewed, evidence-based dental journal. Trust your smile to the tooth implant expert; call today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Abraham Stein!

Read on to discover the many benefits of dental implants.

Decay-Free Restoration

Tooth implants are usually made of titanium or a titanium alloy and thus, do not decay like enamel. With an implant, you do not have to worry about tooth decay under the surface of your gums; while your remaining teeth may suffer future enamel wear or decay, your implant will continue to offer uncompromised support within your mouth and jaw. However, it’s still crucial to practice proper oral care, as periodontal disease or bone deterioration around the implant can still negatively affect your oral health.

Decreased Bone Loss

Bone deterioration in the jaw is a common issue after tooth loss. Dental implants mimic natural teeth roots and can help the jawbone function normally, rebuilding bone density and strength as it would have with a natural root. The risk for bone tissue atrophy is reduced when implants are placed soon after tooth loss occurs.

Incredible Aesthetics

Dental implants can maintain the natural shape of your smile and face. Patients without dental implants can experience shifting smiles or even a change in their appearance due to bone loss. Dental implants maintain your facial structure and offer a seamless, undetectable connection to your visible restoration (such as a dental crown).

Lasting Durability

Dental implants have been used and studied in dentistry for over 30 years with very positive results. For many patients who practice proper oral hygiene, dental implants can last their entire life.

Versatile Support

A variety of restorations can be affixed to dental implants, including a single dental crown, as well as  multiple-teeth restorations such as implant-supported bridges, dentures, and full mouth restorations, like All-on-4® treatments. Implants offer incomparable support for the restoration that fits your smile.

Improved Comfort

Since implants anchor restorations in in a similar way to natural tooth roots, patients usually find the results of treatment more comfortable. The support of an implant allows for a firmer bite and improved chewing capabilities over dental restorations which rest on top of the gums. With implants, slipping, sliding, or shifting restorations are no longer an issue.

Contact The Stein Center for Advanced Dentistry

Now that you are familiar with the benefits of a tooth implant, we can help you receive implant treatment in Chicago, IL. A one-on-one consultation with Dr. Abraham Stein can help you understand if you are a candidate for the procedure, and what to expect during treatment and recovery. Contact us now to schedule your appointment; we look forward to speaking with you!

We’re here for you.

Dr. Abraham E. Stein

4711 W. Golf Rd, Suite 912
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 676-3500

Located at the corner of Skokie Blvd and Golf Rd., adjacent to the Double Tree hotel

Providing Dental Care For the Communities of:

Skokie, Evanston, Des Plaines, Wilmette, Niles, Lincolnwood, Park Ridge, Northfield, Winnetka

Convenient Office Hours:

Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: Call for hours

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  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • America Dental Association
  • American College of Prosthodontists

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Hear what your neighbors are saying about us.

Dr. Abraham E. Stein

From start to finish, a fabulous experience (sounds like an oxymoron when talking about "dental visits", but actually true). From stepping in and encountering a superbly run front desk and incredible dental hygienist (whom I have seen for 20+ years), great dental assistants, and of course the master himself -- Dr. Stein. He has done amazing things to my 65+ year-old choppers such that they are in the top tier of my peers. Need I say more?

Paul Ringel, M.D. Skokie, IL Dental Patient October 20, 2017

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