The Origin of Dental Implants

The history of dental implants is both interesting and somewhat complicated. The concept of replacing a natural tooth with an artificial substitute isn’t one that was simply born one day in a laboratory. Instead, it’s an idea that has roots in some ancient civilizations and has been continuously modified and adapted right up until modern…

ORA Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Studio

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.

Eye on Dentistry – Chicago Dental Implant Expert

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.

Nobel Active Implant

Dental implants are the premiere choice for tooth replacement today. But, not all dental implants are created the same. During your consultation for dental implants in the Chicago Loop area, you will find that our oral surgeons have selected the highest quality materials in order to design a replacement tooth that feels and functions like…