The International Dental Implant Association recognizes Michael L Bilikas, DDS, for his Membership Upgrade: Diplomate Status, which is the Association’s most exclusive and recognized accomplishment. The International Dental Implant Association, the world’s fastest-growing continuing education alumni network, today announced that Dr. Michael L Bilikas, of Seattle, WA, was recognized for his continued dedication to the […]
Why moving your own teeth without a dentist is a bad idea Wouldn’t it be great if you could not go to the dentist and “straighten your teeth” at home? Instead of driving to a dentist’s office, you just grab a pair of paperclips, wrap them around your teeth, and voilà, you just re-invented braces… […]
Halloween treats are fine once a year when eaten in moderation. Globs and Globs of Halloween candy will get you in the dentist’s chair quick. Halloween week is one of the busiest times for dentists due to Halloween related- dental injuries. Usually, a tooth is broken or damaged from biting down on hard candies. The […]
A Crowded Mouth- Too many teeth grown closely together can crowd a mouth. These crowded teeth will keep other teeth from growing straight or keep other teeth from growing at all. Wisdom teeth and back teeth tend to block the proper growth of several visible teeth. Infection- Your teeth may have been exposed to an […]
Men tend to disregard oral health and have more bad habits that are dentist no-nos such as chewing tobacco, excess coffee drinking, smoking, and snacking on sweet treats.
Suppose you had multiple failing teeth because you just couldn’t chew well, and all kinds of digestive complications arose from it. Would the insurance company be better off paying the cost of ongoing rehabilitative care for the digestive complications, over and over, or paying once for a full-arch, dental implant-supported bridge that could correct the […]
Dental implantation is a science that has been around for about a quarter-century. The process, though, is as much about experience and artistic talent as it is science. That’s because you will want the resulting tooth to look as natural as possible, and that takes a good eye and lots of practice. When teeth are […]