Archives for June 2016

New Dental Implant Tech Speeds Bone Growth

In ancient Egypt, missing teeth were sometimes replaced with carved seashells or pebbles anchored in the jawbone. Modern implant dentistry is a lot more sophisticated, but the basic idea is the same: placing an artificial root into the jawbone to hold a replacement tooth (crown). The two-part procedure begins with screwing a titanium “root” into the jawbone and waiting three … [Read more...]