Saturday, October 9, 2010

The Amazing Effects of Implants



I just restored an implant case today on a difficult implant I placed and the result looks great. And, even better- the patient is thrilled. The patient had been told by his former dentist that nothing could be done and he was very near to getting all his teeth pulled and getting a denture. He is in his 50's and that would have been a shame. He loves it so much he is planning on some other implants to restore other areas of his mouth.

Implants truly do open up a new world to patients and dentists. For instance, dentures:

Do you have an ill-fitting denture or know a parent or friend who does? This can be a very unpleasant fact of life that many patients feel they are forced to endure. Over time, the ridge of gum and bone under the denture change but the denture does not. The denture needs that support to remain in place. Two to four well placed implants with specific attachments to the denture can make a WORLD of difference. The strength and support from the implants is UNBELIEVABLE! It truly can change the patient's life. Although it not 100%, most are able to greatly expand the foods they can comfortably eat and exponentially expand their confidence. But, perhaps the best part is an upper denture with implants does not have to cover the palate and that area can be removed allowing a natural feel to the mouth and the ability to sense temperature and texture which was lost with the full plate.

Implants are also optimal at restoring missing teeth and areas of missing teeth. In general, the success rates over time with implants are superior to some alternate plans and should always at least be discussed when considering treatment. If you have any specific questions, please let me know.

One of the drawbacks of implants is the price, or perceived price. Implants have become exceedingly more affordable. We try to make implant treatment as near to or on par with other options. In many cases, the slight increase in up front cost of implants is easily made up in the long term success of the treatment, as opposed to failure or replacement of other treatment.

Please let me know if you have any questions related to implant treatment. I love talking about implants and its no bother at all. Post on this blog or email excellentdentalcare@gmail.com.

-Doug

46 comments:

  1. Hey, Im looking for a 18 Volt Dewalt Impact Drill with a extra Batery and charger. I'm a Mobile Entertainment Specialist and I always lose my tools on the road and I burn out baterys all the time. Cash or trade. i have a lot to trade! if You are interested, PLease contact me at maybe8@mail.com. Thaks
    Glenn F.

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  2. Pet,

    Thanks, but I really neet the 18 volt. Some of the rides get pretty rusty after traveling on the roads, and I need the extra power. Is it new? And $60 is more than I can pay, so trad would be my only option. I'm saving up to send my daughter to her tawkwando tournament in Mattoon next month, and my ex won't help. Typical. Ican trade. Right now I have a few things. A signed Barry Sanders football (real), I have a half-dollar gold coin (in a box), and a case of Hormel Chillli. I'll trade any two. I've also got this goddam parrot that my ex left me. I'll give that to you for fre. Email me at maybe8@mail.com

    Glenn F





    From: Pete Harney
    Sent: Monday, March 12, 2012 2:31 PM
    To: Glenn F
    Subject: RE: Impact Drill

    Glenn,

    Do you need the 18 volt, or can you live with something smaller? I've got a brand new 12 volt Dewalt combo set that includes an impact drill, a could batteries, and the charger. I'm asking $60 cash, but would be willing to trade depending on what you've got. Let me know at boltaction3@hotmail.com.

    Pete

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    1. Pet,

      I jus wannt to trade.I donet have the cash. I dont have any of that otter stufff either now. I want the drill I wantthe drill . All I hav left is the chillito trade. Got mad and drunk ths morning and puntd the football into the river. Threw the coin in to so the ex cannt take it. HAAHAAAHAA take that,. Cin I male you $20 and pay you later? What do u lok like??


      GlennF


      From: Pete Harney
      Sent: Monday, March 25, 2012 1:15 PM
      To: Glenn F
      Subject: RE: Impact Drill

      Glenn,

      Sorry, looks like you have a lot of neat stuff, but I'm looking for cash only on this. Are you still interested? If not, I really need to sell this.

      Pete

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  3. Dr Dug,

    Can you helpme please? I cant remember my other email password, will u please unlock it? Its me, Glenn. Thanks

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  4. nevermind. Ill just use this new one. Can you at least get into the old email and sendme the fish picture? its my only copy, an I like it. Still remember catching the big kehoona that day!!!!!!!!!! thans

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  5. Gues who got a new job today? Thats right Glenn did! Saw hello to the new jig grinder for Horizon! Cant wait to get started tomorrow. Looks like stuff is finaly looking up for ol Glenn!!!!!!!!!!

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  6. Shoot, so much for that work. Came in, to work today and got told I was fired. Don't the bosses know that it was super Bowl???? Like I was the only one sneeking a drink back in the warehouse on Firday. Brock and Terry you guys better not have sniched on me. If I find out you did I will come down to the Dutch and knock you around. Probaby just as well im not working today or this week. This hangover needs some proper attention.

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  7. Question of the day. Where should I get this new tattoo put? If it helps, its a big black locomotive and a big red scorpion playing tugowar. pretty badass, right????? I came up with it myself. Propbably have dustin do it he just got som new neetles for Christmas.

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  8. My xwife is being nice to me today. Up to somethgn. I bet she found a new sucker. No more kiddy support for Glenn!!!!!!!!!

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  9. Anybody now of work in the east Dundee? Found the nxt Xmissus Fritz but, she only talks to guys with jobs.

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  10. Tami,

    HAHAHA so typical!!!!! I heard your new boyfriend bailedout. How many is that now 5??? And now yoy crawling back to good old Glenn!! And using Fritz in yur name again to!!! Guess what? No job = no money honey! Go find another sucker you tricked me two times and ther will NOT be a fourth!!!

    Your X Husband Glenn



    From: Tami Gerber-Fritz
    Sent: Monday, March 9, 2015 11:27 PM
    To: Glenn F
    Subject: DO WHAT IS RIGHT

    Glenn,

    You haven’t sent money in 2 months. I thought you were working again. Don’t tell me you lost another job. In fact DON’T TELL ME ANYTHING. Just send money. NOW!!!!!!!!NOW!!!!!!!!!!!NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Tami Gerber-Fritz

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  11. Got a shot at driving truck over in west Dundee! And a bonus jes for singing up! Greg, can I get the CDL licens that I lint you back in July??

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  12. GUESS WHOS GETTIN’ HITCHED AGAIN!!!!!!

    -------------TAMILYNN ALEXIS GERBER-FRITZ------------------
    & GLENN ROGER FRITZ

    INVITE YOU TO CELLEBRATE THEIR RE-MARRIAGE ON MAY NINE 2015.

    CERIMONY WILL START AT 5:00 AT THE DUTCH INN WEST

    RECEPTION TO FOLLOW.

    BROCK AND TERRY NOT ALLOWED.




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  13. Dr Dug,
    I need some help pleas. Can I come in to your hospital? I have a spiderbite on my neck, and a burn on the spiderbite. Me and Tami had the campervan parked down at Fox river for the weekend for a honeymoon. Its been a while since the bed in the van has been used so there must have ben spiders in it. It really hurts. Hey heads up, but Thereis also a hickey on the spiderbite because when I got bit tami tried to suck out the venom like in the movies. That didnt work so she heated up a spoon on the campfire and tried to clotterize it. Thats how it got the burn. Can I come in today? My neck is really really swelled up. And it has dots on it.

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  14. Dr Dug
    Do you have a time for me yet? I relly need to see you. My eyes hurt now do you think it’s the spiderbite? I think it is.

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  15. Guess how long I have to wear this eyepatch now, dr dug? Il'l give u a hint.........longer thin it takes to get in to see you. Thanks. Thnks a lot.

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  16. Thinking about getting into the pickle business.

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  17. My daughter Shari finaly saved up enough money from wining all those taykwondo tournaments to go to the hair school over in West Dundee. Way to go, Shar!!!!!!!!!

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  18. Your wrong, Greg. If cops pull you over, an you make sure they see you chug a bottle of mouthwash real quik, they still give you a DUI.

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  19. 1989 Mercury Topaz for sell - $1,125 OBO

    Location: East Dundee, IL
    Mileage: 121,000 miles
    Transmission: 3-Speed Automatic
    Exterior Color: Blue
    Interior Color: Mostly Red
    Seller: Its me Glenn!

    Finaly had to sell the old girl. hate to see her go. Have to pay for a new windo at the Dutch after I punched out Terry and he fell threw it.

    Cherry one owner.


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  20. Tami is heading off to vegas tomorrow with her friends. Parteeeeee at the Fritz house!!!

    dustin, don't bring any more homemade rum.

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  21. Tami. I know yore phone works in Vegas. Return my calls, please.

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  22. Stop kidding around, Tami!! Call me now!

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  23. Just got served this. C'mon, Tami. that's it Im done for good. Well, at least theres a Great Grape Ape marathon on tv right now.




    KEVIN MCMASTERS
    Attorney at Law
    303 W Main Street

    Attorney for Plaintiff

    __________________________________
    Tami Gerber-Fritz,

    Plaintiff,
    vs.
    Glenn Fritz,

    Defendant.
    ___________________________________
    SUPERIOR COURT OF ILLINOIS
    CHANCERY DIVISION:
    FAMILY PART
    KANE COUNTY
    DOCKET NO.: FM-475932-3
    Civil Action
    ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SERVICE


    ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SERVICE
    Service of the Summons and Complaint for Divorce with insurance affidavits are hereby acknowledged this 20TH day of October 2015.

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  24. Tami, did you get my divorce settlement check yet? It was the one stapled to the back of the dead raccoon.

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  25. ANybody know a good dentist? Greg knocked out two of my teeth with a horseshoe. I think it was an accident, but he was yelling pretty loud. It whistles when I talk.

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  26. My favorite superhero is probably Howard the Duck.

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  27. Jus got the Acclaim out of the shop. Had Abe put a high preformanse exhaust on the old girl. She ready for the big race!!!!!!



    Marion FFA Blue & Gold 5k Race & Pancake Breakfast


    It’s that time of the year again! The 2016 Marion FFA Blue & Bold 5K Race and Pancake Breakfast is coming up February 20, 2016 at Marion High School. This event is an annual tradition for the chapter and chapter alumni to help raise funds for events, raise awareness about the FFA and its goals, and to continue brining the community closer together.

    Some of the included goodies of attending this event are:
    •Registering for the event gets you a free complimentary ticket into our pancake breakfast event that takes place during and after the 5K.
    •You will receive a t-shirt as part of your costs for registering for the event.

    If you would not like to run the event and just have some good times socializing over some pancakes non runner tickets can be bought at the door for $6 per ticket.

    Online Registration – Print Registration

    The printed registration needs to be printed and fill out in order to ensure a correct t-shirt size by February 5, 2015. The registration fee for the event is $20 and is due at the time of registration. All checks can be made payable to the Marion FFA Chapter. If you are a minor you will need permission and signature from a parent or guardian to participate in this event. Race day registration is permitted and you will be able to begin picking up packets at 7:00AM in the Marion High School lobby. If you have any question feel free to contact our chapter at marionffa@marionunit2.org and we will respond within 24-48 hours.

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  28. Dr. Dug, sorry I havnt written in a while. Ive been sitting in McHenry county jail for the last 2 months! Don't punch mall cops. then don't punch the reel cops when they show up to help the mall cops. Hope your doing good. Send floss.

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  29. Greg, get your dam weasel farm out of my basement. Its stinking up the hole house!

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  30. Anybody know anything about food trucks? Swapped my cousin Shane the truck for the campervan - straight up. Figure it cant be too hard running the thing. I alredy know how to drive.

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  32. Just relized that I hate every guy I've ever known named Alan.

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  33. Guess whos 10 year Heritage Fest restraining order is done this year? MINE!!!!! Greg, I don't want to blow it this time, so we can't pass out in the Krazy Kid Korner again.



    HERITAGE FEST SEPTEMBER 16-18, 2016
    Since its establishment 19 years ago, Dundee’s Heritage Fest has become a much anticipated, family-friendly, rockin’ event that heralds the beginning of the fall season along the Fox River. This year the Village of East Dundee will be lighting up its side of the Fox with a big top filled with high-energy entertainment and stellar food and drink. We’ll also be presenting Motor Mondays on Friday as well as open-air markets at the Depot, a carnival, art show, wine tastings, antique car show and a Krazy Kids Korner. A big top tent located in the Hill St. parking lot behind Dundee Depot Dogs will house all of the food; drinks and main stage entertainment. Visitors must be 21 years old to drink and purchase a $1.00 wristband from The Dundee Foundation. Click here for a complete schedule of events.

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  34. So who was the silly dumdum that let my X-X-wife into this sylvester pool?

    http://www.dixsonsurvivor.com/

    If I win, I'm going to by some new struts. If Tami wins, I'm going to by some tequila.

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  35. Thank God! I can finally get ridd of all these carousel horses.



    Village News
    EAST DUNDEE RESIDENTS - UNLIMITED GARBAGE COLLECTION SEPTEMBER 28
    There will be an unlimited garbage collection for East Dundee residents on September 28th. Bulk items up to 60 pounds will be accepted. Electronics will not be accepted during this collection but residents may bring them to the Village's E-Recycling drop off location at 448 Elgin Ave from 7am - 2:30pm, Monday - Friday.

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  36. In case your wondering what I lok like, I would say Im a cross between steven seagal, and slimer from the ghostbusters.

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  37. Dr Dug,

    Dustin said I have rhinorrhea because a bunch of water spilled out of my nose when I bint over to pick up a rake. What do you think? Was that brain water? I think im up to 6 diferent orrheas now.

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  38. Dr Dug,

    Do you like quiet riots, or zoot suit riots? This is pretty important because your answer will decide wether or not we can be friends anymore.

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  39. Brock bet me 10 dolars that I couldn't drink a gallon of milk in a minute. just about made it, when Terry punched me in the stomach. Got him back, tho. Puked on his waffles.

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  40. My favorite nostril is definitely my left.

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  41. Dr Dug eI might hev a problem here im drinking a lot of Dimetapp because my ears hurtbut three bottls might have been to much I think im going to pass opawerjriririri[wafmsidifjweiofjwvaeifaiijsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdopfpsdoa

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  42. Sometimes a man jus has to stretch his legs and rome. I'm going to Manitoba.

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  43. Dr. Dug

    Just writng to tell you that Manitoba is nice. I found a temporaree job up here driving trucks back and forth over the border. I think the trucks are full of cigarets or something. I don't know, the guy who hired me Clint won't talk much. He only has one leg.

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