As a consumer, you have access to more information and more options than ever when it comes to selecting your level of dental surgery care, your insurance plans, and even your dental provider. Armed with information from internet marketers, television and radio commercials, and social media outlets, many dental patients are able to play a…Details
Dr. Koos: Every step of the way is a unique experience at ORA Dental Studio. The foundation of our practice is customer service, being minimally invasive, and bracing the precautionary principle and utilizing state-of-the art technology and delivering that care in an eco-friendly and sustainable fashion.
Dr. Kralj: We are the nation’s first green group dental practice. It was about creating an atmosphere that people felt comfortable in. More the Zen spa-like feel, something that was very soothing to patients. When you walk into ORA you feel like you’re not at the dentist and that was one of the reasons why we created this facility.Details
If you have the misfortune of an accidental blow or traumatic injury to the face, there is a strong possibility that you could suffer a fracture to your mandible, or jaw bone. The jaw is a particularly dense and strong bone, but its shape and location make it especially vulnerable to an injury such as…Details
In modern dentistry, most dental procedures are virtually pain-free but most dental offices are not designed to promote a sense of comfort and relaxation, however ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio is one of the exceptions. ORA utilized the Center for Health Design’s principles of EBD (Evidenced Based Design), which is the process of basing…Details
Narrator: Dr. Steven Koos, chief maxillofacial surgeon at ORA Oral Surgery and Implant Studio is the premier dental implant surgeon in Chicago and will be featured in this edition of Eye on Dentistry focusing on dental implants.
Christina: Hi, I’m Christina McCauley. Welcome to Eye on Dentistry. There are approximately 100 million people in North America with one or more missing teeth. Now patients have a number of restorative options but none have proven to be as functionally effective and durable as dental implants. In this episode of Eye on Dentistry, we’ll look at the potential consequences of not replacing your missing teeth, the options for restoring your smile, and we’ll talk to actual patients and doctors about their experiences with dental implants.Details
Over the last 30 years, dental implants have survived very well, both clinically and commercially. Patients and implant dentists alike have found that these artificial teeth are the most natural and most effective solution for tooth replacement, in terms of their appearance as well as their ability to function on a daily basis. Current statistics…Details
Online PR News – 09-January-2013 –Chicago, IL – Dr. Steven Koos, an oral surgeon and implant dentist in Chicago IL, and owner of ORA® Oral Surgery & Implant Studio, is pleased to announce that he is the first oral surgeon in Chicago to utilize dual OsseoCareTM Pro units, each being an innovative iPad® operated dental implant control…Details
Life with conventional dentures is certainly better than life without any teeth at all. In fact, anyone who has lost even a single tooth can understand the tremendous impact of tooth loss in terms of comfort, appearance, and the overall quality of life. Fortunately, as dental technology has improved, more modern denture options are available…Details
The tendency to postpone a tooth extraction or procrastinate when it comes to scheduling your oral surgery appointment is understandable. Sometimes it’s hard for you to determine just how bad the tooth really is. Even after a tooth has broken off or developed an abscess, there may be little or no pain. Maybe you can…Details
Golpar: First thing I remember, I just heard an impact. I didn’t even know I got hit. I felt the car rolling and next thing I know I was laying on the dashboard of the SUV. I was looking straight at the windshield, and I knew I was going to go through it.
Narrator: One night in November, Golpar Gotti’s SUV was struck from behind. She was thrown through the windshield and hit the pavement of a busy Chicago expressway face-first. Golpar had multiple fractures in her skull, cheekbone, and jaw. Her eye sockets were shattered. Bone fragments had penetrated her brain.Details