Whether an individual is missing one, several, or all of his or her teeth, the condition can cause mild to serious consequences, from diminished self-esteem, to loss of confidence, depression, bone erosion, impaired speech or chewing, as well as further tooth loss.
Depending upon the type and severity of tooth loss, patients today have several options to restore their natural-looking smiles and optimal function.
At Eastland Dental Center in Bloomington, IL, Dr. Mike Milligan, our medical director and founder, is an experienced dentist and native of Bloomington-Normal who has been caring for our neighbors for nearly 40 years. Dr. Mike, as he is known to our patients, is delighted to have welcomed his daughter, Dr. Marisa Milligan, into the practice.
Dr. Mike and Dr. Marisa provide a comprehensive array of reconstructive, family, emergency, and cosmetic dentistry, as well as the treatment of gum disease and sleep apnea. For patients experiencing tooth loss, we offer several options, such as:
The use of dentures can be traced back to the 7th century BC. The materials, design, adhesion, and techniques used for making and fitting dentures has evolved greatly over time. Today’s dentures are aesthetically-pleasing, high-quality restorations that fit securely and comfortably.
We offer patients several styles of partial dentures. A partial denture can be anchored to healthy teeth or to a dental implant.
For patients with total loss of upper or lower teeth, full dentures are custom-designed and fitted for a comfortable bite and smile restoration.
Eastland Dental Center is located in Bloomington, IL. Our helpful and friendly professionals are available at (309) 663-4711.
Dr. Mike completed his doctor of dental medicine degree from Southern Illinois University in 1978. Dr. Marisa completed her doctor of dental medicine degree from Midwestern University in 2015. Both doctors have logged hundreds of hours of continuing education to stay on top of the latest technologies in dentistry as well as the most current research on the oral-systemic, mouth-body connection to benefit their patients. Dr. Mike and Dr. Marisa are active members and in excellent standing with the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, McLean County Dental Association, American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, and numerous other societies.
Both doctors are avid golfers and have won several national golf tournaments over the years. They are the only father-daughter team in the state to have won the Illinois State Amateur Golf Championship. Dr. Mike in 1974 and Dr. Marisa in 2005.