Periodontal (Gum) disease is not only the leading cause of tooth loss, but also has been shown to raise the risk factor for several potential health issues including stroke and heart disease. While gum disease typically begins with gingivitis, half of Americans aged 30 and above (64 million) have a more advanced form of gum disease known as periodontitis.
For years dentures have offered one of the best solutions for significant tooth loss. However, as any denture wearer will attest, the solution often comes with problems. Dentures may tend to be unstable and slide around in the mouth, leading to some challenges with speaking clearly. Some patients also find dentures painful, bulky, and irritable to their gums.
Modern advancements in laser technology provide powerful benefits for today’s patients. Unlike traditional scalpels, the lasers used at Great Lakes deliver the highest level of precision treatment. The more precise the treatment, the more efficient and effective it is for the patient’s long-term oral health. Lasers also provide more comfortable treatment and a quicker recovery time.
Are orthodontic solutions just for children and teenagers? According to the American Association of Orthodontics, about one in five orthodontic patients today are adults. The advanced smile professionals at Great Lakes in Mentor, Ohio love to help patients of all ages achieve beautifully straight smiles.
It may not be that quick, but within a few short visits to the advanced smile professionals at Great Lakes Dental you can achieve a perfectly aligned, stunningly beautiful smile with the magic of veneers.
Is it possible to achieve beautifully straight teeth without traditional wire braces? Yes. Welcome to modern orthodontic treatment with Invisalign®. It’s not magic. It’s science in action. Here’s how our Great Lakes’ Advanced Smile Professionals help you achieve an unforgettable smile with Invisalign®:
Originally developed for neurosurgery, image-guided surgery offers the most accurate implant treatment available today. This leading-edge breakthrough leads to more efficient, effective, and long-lasting dental implant surgery.
Getting a crown used to mean plastic temporary crowns and multiple visits to the dentist. Now with advanced CEREC® technology, the Great Lakes team can create and place a permanent crown in one visit.With Same Day Crowns, you can walk in with a chipped, cracked or damaged tooth, and walk out that same day with a restored smile.
After the challenges of 2020, many are ready for a new year. How will you set a new tone for the new year? New focus? New habits? New career? New hope? How about a new whiter and brighter smile?
Most people know that having whiter teeth ensures you have a brighter, more attractive smile, but did you know that whiter teeth can also boost your confidence, improve self-esteem and may even help you land your ideal job? Although there are plenty of over-the-counter teeth whitening products available, they can’t offer you the same attention you will receive from your dentist. Here are just a few of the benefits that come with professional teeth whitening.