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Mar 02

It only takes one missing tooth to affect your smile and oral health. A missing front tooth can leave an unsightly gap in your smile. A missing molar can impact your bite or cause adjacent teeth to shift out of position. If you have lost a tooth due to injury or decay, a single dental […]

Aug 20

Tooth loss is an oral health issue that anyone at any age can face. Whether it is due to an accident, tooth decay, tooth fractures, or genetics, a missing tooth can affect not only your self-confidence but also your oral health and wellness. At Eastland Dental Center in Bloomington, IL, our team of dentists provides […]

Jun 02

Dental health is an integral part of your overall physical health. While most people recognize that they need to brush and floss regularly and come to a dentist for regular cleanings, there could come a time when a tooth needs to be removed. That could be due to trauma, an infection, or other causes. If […]

Jul 08

If you are missing teeth, your Bloomington dentist may have recommended dental implants. Dental implants are a permanent tooth restoration option that replaces the missing root, providing a secure replacement that allows you to bite, chew, and speak normally. Dental implants are often thought of as the gold standard in tooth replacement because they prevent […]

Mar 13

Missing and extracted teeth can have a negative impact on your smile and function. As soon as teeth are removed or lost, you should schedule an appointment with Drs. Mike and Marisa Milligan in Bloomington, IL to learn about your tooth replacement options. There are various way in which patients can restore their smile, including […]

Aug 04

As we go about our lives, our smiles have an enormous impact on our interactions with others. This is true of those whose day is spent in the garden as much as for those in Corporate America. To feel confident with your smile takes just a few particulars, primarily the presence of healthy teeth. Gaps […]

Aug 04

Everyone hopes that his or her natural teeth will last a lifetime. However, approximately 69 percent of patients between the ages of 35 and 44 have lost one or more teeth. By the time patients turn 74, about 26 percent have lost all of their permanent teeth. While gum disease is the number one cause […]

Aug 04

Missing teeth cause a lot of problems Smiling is a simple pleasure that has a positive effect on you and those around you. However, if you have a gap in your smile from a missing tooth, it is unlikely that you will feel like smiling. Even worse, missing teeth can make talking and eating difficult. […]

Aug 04

Titanium isn’t just for the golf course. It turns out; it is used in dental implants as well. Part of the reason is because of a process called osseointegration. This means that the bone and the titanium implant fuse together which makes the implant that much more secure. If you have lost a tooth or […]

Aug 04

Dental implants have two main purposes in cosmetic dentistry. Dental implants can be placed and topped with a crown in order to replace a missing tooth, or they can be used in conjunction with dentures in order to help offer additional support and structure for a strong hold. When missing teeth are not replaced, the […]

Aug 04

One of the goals of your dentist is to help you keep your teeth for a lifetime. As much as we may try to avoid damage to the teeth and gums, we understand that tooth loss cannot be avoided in every situation. Whether a result of decay, trauma, or gum disease, our focus after tooth […]

Aug 04

Confucius say “Good thing no cheap—cheap thing no good.” Yet when your dentist in Bloomington, IL tells you that you should get dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you may be still be put off by the cost of the implants at first. Before you decide to go for a cheaper restoration, though, you […]