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Karl is a soft spoken grandfather with an alert mind and a witty sense of humour. he is proud of the fact that he has remained in good health by maintaining an active lifestyle. he has balanced his nutrition with the help of his wife francis of 57 years and kept his weight constant for the past 40 years. Most treasured is a complete set of lower natural teeth. and it?s not surprising when you know that he is 82 years of age. today, you wouldn?t realize his top teeth have been a problem, for he now has implant supported teeth that look natural and has maintained his confidence to socialize with friends and family. karl is a retired farmer who has taken excellent care of himself, but the process of aging had caused the last upper teeth to be removed. ?he was not enjoying the quality of life he still wanted and wasn?t able to interact and socialize with people with confidence.? says dr. pekar, the family dentist. Until recently the preferred option was to have conventional dental implants, which would anchor a partial denture and look very much like his own teeth. only four to six conventional implants would be needed to stabilize the partial denture. This would entail several visits including 4 to 6 months healing time. due to some recently stabilized health concerns it was decided, karl would be a candidate for teeth in a day mini dental implants. a one hour minimally invasive procedure was performed without scalpel or sutures. The partial denture was stabilized the same day. The biggest advantage for karl was avoiding a bone graft from the hip. This would have required hospital surgery and significant recovery time for both the mouth
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and hip before his new smile could be started. new Ct scan technologies allow us to customize the care we provide for individual clients needs. it was a simple procedure, says karl and one he is delighted with. on the day of placement, he was able to cope well. since the implants have been installed, karl has had ?no problems at all,? he says, with a big smile to prove his point. ?implants mean you don?t have to live with the embarrassment, discom- ?impLAntS mEAn you don?t hAvE to LivE with thE EmbARRASSmEnt, diScomfoRt And inconvEniEncE cAuSEd by dAmAgEd, miSSing oR pooRLy ShApEd tEEth,? ~Dr. Pekar fort and inconvenience caused by damaged, missing or poorly shaped teeth,? dr. pekar points out. ?They also do away with problems often caused by loose dentures, such as sores, facial aches and clicking that hinders speaking and eating. Mother nature creates the finest design manufacture and install of a complex chewing eating system. we cannot replace but can come very close.? The procedure is quick, done in a day or even several hours and it works well for single or multiple teeth. dental implants give security, comfort and the appearance of permanent teeth. if this type of need exists for you, please discuss this with your care provider or call us to see if you are a candidate for teeth in a day. ?
Dr. Thomas Pekar
LASER ASSi S t E d dE ntiS t Ry ( Since 1989 )
Dentures 185 Merritt Street
St. Catharines, ON