William N. Sullivan, DDS
Christopher Stanosheck, DDS
PH: (239) 597-4944
Over the past 10 years, the popularity of Dental Implants has absolutely taken off.  There are many reasons for this, however, I believe the main reason lies in their versatility and predictability.Dental implants are titanium tooth replacements which are placed into the jaw.  They are very similar in shape and size to the actual tooth roots they replace.  The procedure to place them is surprisingly comfortable, with the use of only local anesthesia, and very often the whole procedure takes about as long as a typical filling.  The advent of  Dental CAT scanners...

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Advancements in dental technologies have allowed dentists to improve the delivery of Dental Implants to their patients.  The use of dental CT scans have allowed more accurate, and safe placement of dental implants, while minimizing the surgical time. For decades, the CT scan has been used in medicine to evaluate the condition of bony structures throughout the body.  Much like an MRI, it captures a 3-Dimensional view of the desired area.  The major difference is that the CT scan is an x-ray exam.  It is meant to diagnose the health, quality, and presence...

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Most people dread seeing the dentist on a good day, let alone on an emergency basis.  Unfortunately, it is common for patients to develop infections, or fractures around the teeth which requires us to extract a tooth.  Traditionally, the tooth would be removed, and the patient left biting on a gauze pack.  This technique was effective, but the resulting bone loss can create future dilemmas down the road.  Fortunately today, we can help prevent bone loss following extractions. Routinely, when we extract a tooth in our office, the patient is offered...

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Although not as prevalent as other forms of cancer such as lung, breast, and colon cancer, oral cancer still lurks its ugly face in America and worldwide.  According  to the Oral Cancer Society Foundation, approximately 44,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year with oral cancer, and 8000 deaths will be contributed to it.  These numbers are significant enough that it deserves serious preventive measures. Traditionally, tobacco and alcohol use has been the major causative agent of oral cancer.  However, more recently, the increased incidence of oral cancer is...

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