By: Thomas J. Balshi, PhD, FACP, Academy News (Guest Contributor) In the 1970s, Prof. Per-Ingvar Brånemark (PIB) published his 10-year clinical trial with great success, magnetically pulling clinicians from around the world to Sweden to learn the biomechanical details of his treatment … [Read more...] about The evolution of modern implant protocols
A dental implant can be a long-lasting option for the replacement of a missing single tooth. A missing tooth can negatively affect your dental health, your appearance, and your self-esteem. The teeth work together when you chew, producing micro-movements that stimulate your jawbone and gums, which … [Read more...] about The Single Tooth Implant
Are you missing teeth or wearing a loose, uncomfortable removable denture? Consider dental implant treatment at Pi Dental Center for tooth replacement. When Pi Dental Center opened its doors over 34 years ago, dental implant technology was in its infancy. Implant treatment was a time-consuming, … [Read more...] about Advanced Dental Care and Tooth Replacement
Today is the very First Global Osseointegration Day! May 3rd was chosen to honor Dr. Per-Ingvar Brånemark, the father of modern dental implantology. Today we pay tribute to the man who revolutionized modern dentistry. Per-Ingvar Brånemark Without the work of Per-Ingvar Brånemark, osseointegrated … [Read more...] about First Global Osseointegration Day
Dental implants are the first choice in dental care for the replacement of missing teeth. Pi Dental Center has produced a handy guide to dental implant treatment in a convenient eBook. Learn about Pi Dental Center's New eBook. … [Read more...] about Pi Dental Center’s New eBook
Google is the largest search engine in the world with 3.5 billion searches per day. We answered some of the most frequently asked questions about dental implants that "Googler's" ask. Read More About Dental Implant Searches In Google. … [Read more...] about Dental Implant Searches In Google
The doctors at Pi Dental Center are constantly improving dental implant treatment techniques. Over 26 years ago, they created the Teeth In A Day® process that allowed patients to leave the office with fixed teeth the day of implant placement. The conversion prosthesis is a crucial aspect in the … [Read more...] about What’s a Conversion Prosthesis and Why Should You Care?
In 1952 a Swedish physician named Dr. Per-Ingvar Brånemark accidentally discovered a phenomenon called osseointegration that allowed metal to bond with bone. Dr. Brånemark, who is considered the "father of modern dental implantology," conducted clinical research that led treatment of the first … [Read more...] about Top Ten Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
Thirty years is a long time. A new report outlines the treatment of a Pi Dental Center patient who had dental implants for over 30 years. Now that’s an awesome implant success story! … [Read more...] about A Patient’s 30 Year Dental Implant Success Story
Sometimes it seems like extracting a tooth is the simplest and least costly option when a tooth is damaged or decayed. Your prosthodontist can help you to determine which options are available and will provide the best long-term solutions. The first step is to schedule your dental appointment for a … [Read more...] about Should I have my tooth extracted?