AUGUST 1, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Are You On Acid?

Alright, we caught your attention, but we aren’t talking about Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD). We are talking about protecting your teeth of erosion from acidic food, drink and stomach acid. We have seen a number of patients at Convergent Dentistry that likely didn’t realize the effects of what were thought to be healthy behaviors like vitamin supplementation or pro-biotic drinks.

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JULY 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Is Teeth In A Day A Reality Or Myth? The Dental Implant Process

You might've heard or seen some TV commercials promising viewers new teeth in one day. Is it too good to be true? The good news is that it's not a myth. But the reality is that the dental implant process includes a lot of planning, as well as several visits, that go into preparing for that special day.

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JULY 1, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Considering Dental Implants? Here Are 5 Things You Should Know

Known as the new standard for tooth replacement, dental implants fit and feel like natural teeth. A dental implant is an artificial tooth "root" surgically placed in your mouth to support a crown, denture, or bridge. Made from titanium metal, it fuses around the jawbone, serving as a root for the missing tooth.

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JUNE 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Stop Hiding: Dr. Rooney Can Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants

Whenever you have missing teeth, you are missing out on a healthy mouth and a great smile that you’d love to show off now and then. If this is the case for you, don’t continue to hide your smile or hide from your dentist because they can correct the problem with relative ease.

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JUNE 1, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

Dental implants are the most natural looking and natural feeling replacement for missing teeth. Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants don't slip or click when you talk, laugh or eat. And they help keep your jawbone healthy, so that your facial structure stays intact.

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MAY 11, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Questions To Ask Before Choosing An Implant Dentist

A dental implant is a synthetic tooth root, embedded in bone below the gum line. An abutment connects to an implant, which is in bone, passing through the gum and onto which a dentist attaches either a single crown or another restoration.

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APRIL 15, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Dental Implants Are The Preferred Option To Replace Aging Dental Bridges

Aging dental bridges are a maintenance headache and a recipe for oral-health disaster. They are difficult to floss, often decay, and require replacement with longer bridges. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), these bridges to nowhere should be replaced with permanent dental implants.

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MARCH 16, 2022 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Snap-in Dentures: Everything You Need to Know

Are you missing all of your teeth? Do you already wear dentures? If so, you know how bothersome it can be to try to keep them in place all day long. Especially if you can’t create a comfortable suction between your “plate” and the roof of your mouth.

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AUGUST 12, 2021 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

2021 Dental Implant Dentures CONSUMER GUIDE

Why dentures or implants? A removable denture can replace loose, broken, decayed, periodontal/advanced gum diseased dentition/teeth. If some teeth are still present, the removable teeth are called a partial. Reduced dental treatment, frustration, pain, and embarrassment are some benefits of denture treatment.

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AUGUST 12, 2021 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Why Implant Treatment Should Be A Single Practitioner Credentialed Dentist

I was asked by one of our patients considering dental implants- “what is your failure rate on them?” While I can quote a number, the real question is to each practitioner and how they practice. Some may have higher implant problems but try to offer a quicker or less costly options to patients.

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January 22, 2020 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

We Want To Know: What Are Your Reasons To Smile?

Join us and our patients as we celebrate the New Year. Our theme for 2020 is “What are your reasons to smile?”. We empower individuals considering dental implants with education and celebrate those living a life full of smiles with their dental implants.

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MARCH 10, 2020 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

What Should You Expect After Dental Implants?

Getting dental implants to replace missing or damaged teeth can be a long process from start to finish. Patients who may benefit from the procedure will often ask common questions such as what to expect after getting dental implants and what the recovery time and post-operative care will be like.

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FEBRUARY 11, 2020 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

Dental Implants As Tooth Replacement Can Change Your Life

Plenty of things can change your life. Winning the lottery, for one. But when it comes to living your life to the fullest, there’s nothing like a great-looking smile to build confidence and make you feel like you’re putting your best foot forward. If you’re missing teeth, smiling can often be a struggle.

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August 20, 2019 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

The 4 Characteristics of a Candidate for Dental Implants

Even if you’ve done your research on dental implants, you may be wondering if you are qualified to get them. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but chances are you will fit the bill.

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September 24, 2019 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

3 Reasons to Choose an AAID-credentialed Dental Implant Dentist

f you’re considering dental implants, it’s important to choose a dentist with experience and knowledge you can trust. Here are three reasons why it’s a smart move to select a dental implant dentist credentialed by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).

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October 15, 2019 / by Christopher C. Rooney, DDS / Dental Implants

How To Find An Implant Dentist You Trust

Word has it you’re looking to get dental implants. A quick Google search will yield hundreds of results—but where on Earth can you find an implant dentist that you trust?

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