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Top Ten Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

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

Nutrition and Patients Part 3: Milk Shakes and Smiles at the Bistro

The Smiles Bistro has a new “flavor.”  Earlier this month, Kelsey Dougherty and Joe Bruno took over management of the restaurant and are enthusiastic about their unique new menu offerings. What will remain the same are the wonderful Pi milkshakes. … [Read more...] about Nutrition and Patients Part 3: Milk Shakes and Smiles at the Bistro

The Father of Modern Dental Implants

On December 20, 2014, Per-Ingvar Brånemark, the father of modern dental implants, died in his hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden, leaving family, friends and colleagues all over the world in mourning.  All of us at Pi are deeply saddened by the passing of Professor Brånemark. Dr. Thomas Balshi and Pi … [Read more...] about The Father of Modern Dental Implants

Nutrition and Dental Care Part 1: Diet and Dental Implant Treatment

One of the primary goals of successful dental rehabilitation is maximizing a patient's ability to eat, enjoy and chew healthy, delicious foods and, as a result of healthier diet, improve overall health. Nutrition, healthy food choices and diet are subjects on everyone’s mind. A wealth of information … [Read more...] about Nutrition and Dental Care Part 1: Diet and Dental Implant Treatment

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