ELGIN, IL, February 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Did you know that untreated tooth decay can lead to tooth loss? Did tooth loss already occur? If you are at a loss regarding your tooth loss, let Dr. William Galanes shine light on your treatment options.
One popular restorative procedure sweeping the dentist offices is dental implants. In Elgin, patients can restore their smiles, permanently.
"A tooth needs to be replaced as soon as possible. This is key to stopping your jawbone from resorbing. If the jawbone has already resorbed, you will need to undergo treatment to rebuild it. To limit the number of treatments you need, talk to your dentist to see if a dental implant is an option," explains Dr. Galanes, Elgin dentist.
What are the benefits of getting a dental implant? With the process of osseointegration, the jawbone will secure the screw-like implant, solidifying its place in the spot of your natural tooth. Since most implants are made of titanium, the dental material won't agitate the gum tissue or jawbone.
Moreover, dental implants don't call for the neighboring teeth to be filed down, as they might have been if a dental bridge was placed. Once your jawbone and gum tissue have time to heal around the implant, an abutment will be securely placed onto the implant, followed by a synthetic crown-it will look and feel like your natural tooth.
After completing the implant procedure, you will notice a great improvement in regards to your chewing function and speech. You will be able to continue your normal routine without any trouble. As long as you diligently clean and floss on a daily basis, your implant will remain perfectly intact in your mouth.
To schedule an appointment for dental implants in Elgin, call (847) 742-9886. Or patients can go to www.galanesdds.com
to submit an online appointment form. The dental door is always open for new patients!
Also, feel free to check out Dr. Galanes' Facebook, Twitter and blog pages for relevant oral health resources and office updates. Dr. Galanes and his dental team look forward to meeting and treating new patients!
About Dr. William Galanes:
William Galanes graduated from the University of Illinois School of Dentistry in 1985, and began treating smiles in Elgin in 1986. Dr. Galanes has dedicated his professional career to providing top-notch dental care, so he pursues continuing education courses in life-like posterior composites, anterior cosmetic and da Vinci life-like porcelain veneers, direct bonding, sterilization procedures and dental implants in Elgin. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Association, Fox River Valley Dental Society, Hellenic American Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society. From 1993 to 1994, Dr. Galanes was the chief of the Sherman Hospital Dental Department.Media Contact:
Northeast Family Dental
Dr. William Galanes
680 Prospect Blvd.
Elgin, IL 60120
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