Archive for January, 2017

Cosmetic Injectables 101 – Botox vs Fillers

  For many patients common questions about injectables involve their uses and longevity. Injectables can be divided into 2 categories: Neuromodulators and Dermal Fillers.  1) Neuromodulators  – With names like Botox, Dysport, or Xeomin, these medications are neuromodulators and act by relaxing muscles that cause facial expressions such as frowning or squinting which over time lead to […]

Advanced Bone Grafting – Widening The Narrow Alveolar Ridge

  The most common challenge in placing dental implants is inadequate bone width at the implant site.  When teeth are lost so too is bone through disuse atrophy, infection, and/or trauma. If a critical amount of bone is lost then the  jaw bone needs to be built up or grafted to allow implant placement.  There are many approaches […]