Dr. George S. Lee

Reasons to Beware of Dental Tourism

When patients consider getting dental implants, they sometimes get overwhelmed by the cost. Looking for a more affordable alternative, they may be tempted to participate in dental tourism. In other words, some patients travel to Thailand, Mexico, Hungary, or Poland hoping to save thousands of dollars on their procedures. While the prospect of saving money […]

5 Long-term Challenges of Wearing Dentures

Deciding on a method of tooth replacement is a big decision, so you want to be informed about what to expect if you choose dentures. We discussed problems you might experience in the first days or weeks of wearing dentures in our last blog, 5 Tips for Overcoming the Challenges of New Dentures. While the […]

5 Tips for Overcoming the Challenges of New Dentures

If you are thinking about getting dentures, be prepared. When you first get dentures, it takes some time to adjust. In the first days and weeks, you may find tasks you used to take for granted challenging. Your mouth and natural teeth are also reacting to what is essentially a foreign body. The good news is […]

Dentures Are for Young People, Too

Age Doesn’t Matter You may think only older people wear dentures. But you would be wrong. Young denture wearers are not uncommon.  If you are a young person that needs dentures or already has them, you are not alone. Young people need dentures due to a variety of causes, including: Tooth loss from gum disease […]

What to Expect from Dental Implant Surgery Recovery

When preparing for dental implant surgery, many patients want to know what the recovery process is like. How long it will take to recover? Will they have to miss a lot of work? You may also wonder how much discomfort you will experience. Receiving dental implants requires going through transformative surgery, but the recovery is […]

Why Are Dental Implants Better than Dentures or Bridges?

Why Are Dental Implants Better than Dentures or Bridges?   If you are missing teeth, you may be weighing the pros and cons of replacement options. On the one hand, dentures or bridges may seem like a non-invasive, cost-effective option for replacing missing teeth. On the other hand, dental implants have additional advantages to other […]

5 Characteristics of a Good Dental Implant Candidate

Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants? If you are thinking about getting dental implants, you may wonder how you know if they are the right choice. While a dental surgeon is best qualified to judge which patients can benefit from dental implants, there are some basic criteria that can help you decide whether you are a […]

5 Ways to Achieve Dental Implant Success

5 Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Chances for a Successful Dental Implant: As you prepare for your dental implants, you may wonder what you can do to make sure you get the best results. Dental implants have a high success rate, but there are still simple things you can do to make sure you enjoy your […]

The Evolution of Dental Implants

Today, getting dental implants is a high-tech experience. Digital x-rays help your dental surgeon scan your mouth and jaw for information about hidden structures. Computers guide your surgeon’s hand as he or she places your implants. The implants themselves are made from state-of-the-art materials. How did dental implants get to this advanced stage? Modern dental […]