If you are missing teeth, then the consequences go further than just what meets the eye—although the appearance of gaps in your smile is certainly a main concern. However, underneath gum tissue, the bone that once supported those missing teeth is changing and not in a good way. For this reason, the doctors at Armitage Oral Surgery encourage patients with tooth loss to have dental implants in Chicago sooner rather than later.
Armitage Oral Surgery Blog
April 12, 2017
During the late teens to early 20’s, a third set of molars erupts, known as the wisdom teeth. Although everyone gets them, most people need to have them removed. Often, our jaws are not large enough to accommodate another set of molars. As a result, it can lead to painful dental complications. To stop the discomfort and restore dental health, they need removed. However, despite the pain, it is normal to be fearful of the extraction process. We provide wisdom tooth removal in Chicago while minimizing discomfort. You do not need to fear the extraction process.
March 17, 2017
If you are among the 178 million Americans missing one or more teeth, you need an effective solution to replace your lost teeth. Each tooth in your mouth plays a vital role in your ability to eat and speak, while also impacting your quality of life. When even one tooth is lost, your oral functions and health significantly decrease. Not to mention, your confidence is impacted by an incomplete smile. Now, you have various options to replace missing teeth; however, the most preferred solution are dental implants. At Armitage Oral Surgery, we will permanently replace your missing teeth with dental implants in Chicago.
February 2, 2017
There are many pleasant rites of passage in life. When you are little, you learn to walk, and as a teenager you graduate from school. The milestones for adults can be a little more dubious, however. One of these involves your wisdom teeth. The wisdom teeth are the last set of molars to come in during your adult years (hence the name), but unfortunately, most people’s mouths are not able to accommodate them, meaning they usually need to be removed. The question is when should you do this? Dr. Firas Katabi and Dr. Emily Smythe, your local oral surgeons, are going to share 3 signs that mean you might need wisdom teeth removal in 60647. (more…)
January 19, 2017
Tooth loss is a common problem, especially as you age. There are various factors that can lead to a lost tooth, such as due to trauma, decay, or gum disease. It is estimated, 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while another 35 million people are missing all their teeth. There are many options to replace lost teeth; however, the most preferred solution are dental implants. When it comes to replacing teeth with dental implants, it is best to choose an oral surgeon who specializes in dental implants in 60647. Our team of oral surgeons at Armitage Oral Surgery are specially trained and highly skilled to handle your implant placement procedure.
December 17, 2016
Welcome to the blog for Armitage Oral Surgery! Greetings from Dr. Katabi, Dr. Smythe, and their team! We’ve started this blog to help people get more information about their upcoming oral surgery. A few key facts could make all the difference between a nervous patient and a calm one. We hope this blog will be informative, as well as interesting to read. It’s all part of our mission to help provide the best care possible for our patients. Before we talk about everything we can do for you, let’s meet your oral surgeon in Chicago. (more…)