Dental Health

Dental Implants Offer Quality of Life

by Benjamin D. Oppenheimer, D.D.S. Are you missing one, two, or more teeth? Do you hide your smile because of missing teeth or spaces between your teeth? Do you lack confidence when you smile, speak or eat? Do you have trouble speaking, eating, or chewing? Do you have dentures that slip or cause sore spots? Do you have loose teeth, or advanced gum disease? Missing teeth affect so many aspects of a... »

Why Choose Mini Dental Implants

      by Benjamin D. Oppenheimer, DDS When David came in to see me he had just been laid off from work, and the prospect of going on interviews with two missing teeth was overwhelming. When he asked about mini-implants he was shocked to learn they cost 50% less than regular implants and wanted to know why. Approximately 50,000,000 people in the U.S. are “edentulous” (lacking teeth... »

Potential Risk Factors for Painful Jaw Disorders are Identified In the First Large-Scale Clinical Study of Pain

— UB study finds that people who develop jaw pain disorders exhibit specific characteristics, including more trauma to the jaw, more limitations and noises in the jaw, more headaches medical status. — The findings are being published by UB School of Dental Medicine researchers who are international authorities on aspects of jaw pain disorders and who have developed through internationa... »

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