Is it time to replace my dentures?

People who wear dentures usually find that their fit deteriorates over time. When the teeth have been extracted or have fallen out, as is the case with denture wearers, the jaw bone no longer can rely on the teeth’s roots as structural anchors to stimulate it.  As a result, that bone erodes, altering the shape…

The latest options for an anxiety-free dental experience

Many patients who have qualms about their routine dental appointments grow even more anxious when facing a complex surgery. Fortunately, Dr. Steven A Koos, an oral surgeon and sedation dentist serving Chicago, can ease these patients’ minds by offering them a worry-free dental experience. Using sedation dentistry, Dr. Koos will administer a medication—typically a benzodiazepine—that…