United Dental Centers of Chicago Blog

What You Need to Know About Recognizing Dental Implant Failure

August 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — udcchicago @ 2:08 pm
a dentist holding a dental implant model

Dental implants have completely revolutionized the field of dentistry, providing a durable and natural-looking solution for those with missing teeth. While they have an outstanding success rate of over 95%, there are instances when complications can occur, leading to implant failure. Continue reading below to learn a little more about how dental implants can fail under suboptimal circumstances, along with how to recognize the issue and prevent it from happening in the future!


4 Questions You Should Ask a Periodontist About Gum Disease

June 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — udcchicago @ 5:25 pm
patient with gum disease lifting up lip to show gums

More than half of American adults are currently dealing with some form of gum disease, ranging from gingivitis to the more severe periodontitis. This oral health issue can have significant consequences. If you’re concerned about bleeding and inflamed gums, it’s crucial to consult your periodontist without delay. To secure a healthier smile in the long run, here are four important questions to discuss regarding gum disease.