Many individuals fear tooth loss because of the impact it has on self-esteem, confidence, nutrition, and potentially overall health and wellness. While tooth loss is very common, affecting more than 30 percent of people between 65 and 74 worldwide, it is not an inevitable result of aging. Some of the reasons for loss of teeth include:
Whatever the cause of tooth loss, Dr. Mike Milligan, Dr. Marisa Milligan and our team at Eastland Dental Center offer a variety of options, including full or partial dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants.
Dental implants have become the most recommended and the preferred treatment for tooth loss because of several advantages:
For more information about dental implants and treatment for tooth loss, contact our professional and friendly staff today at (309) 663-4711. Eastland Dental Center serves patients and their families in Bloomington, Normal, and nearby communities in Illinois with a comprehensive array of advanced dental care, including family, restorative, preventive, emergency, surgical, and cosmetic dentistry, the latest technologies, and treatment for sleep apnea and gum disease. We are conveniently located at 1404 Eastland Drive, Suite 101, in Bloomington, Illinois.
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.