Category Archives: Dental Implants

Dental Implants Hillsboro, OR

Taking Out the Tooth, but Protecting the Jawbone

Many people have had a tooth extracted. For teens, it may be due to overcrowding before the placement of orthodontic devices. For others, the tooth may be overly damaged from trauma or have too much decay to save it. But Dr. Miller goes beyond simply providing the extraction. He also plans for the future of […]

Give Your Dentures Some Support

Dental implants are an awesome development in dental care. They provide the strongest, most natural option for replacing a missing tooth or teeth. But implants can also be used to anchor dentures, providing increased stability and reducing the need for bulky framework on the dentures. Dr. Miller provides both individual implants, and implant-supported dentures. Why […]

Filling the Gap and Why You Need to Do It

Some people think only those living in the backwoods of West Virginia are missing a bunch of their teeth. Truth be told, none other than the esteemed American Dental Association says that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. And, wait for it, 35 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. You […]

So You Think You Know Implants?

  As dental implants have become more and more popular, many people think they are relatively new to the industry. Truth be told, implants were first introduced to modern dentistry over 50 years ago. Actually, they’ve been around far longer than that; you just wouldn’t probably call them very modern. In ancient archeological digs, people […]

The Toothy Facts About Dental Implants

Most people have heard about dental implants. They’ve been around quite awhile. In fact, archeological digs have unearthed implanted seashells and ivory in the jawbone of ancient Mayans and Egyptians. The history of the modern dental implant can be traced back to 1952. Swedish orthopedic surgeon, Per-Ingvar Branemark, was studying bone healing and regeneration. He […]

Dental Implants Portland OR

Dr Miller has spent the past three years completing a mini residency in implant dentistry and advanced bone grafting and sinus lifts at OHSU. We are very excited about being able to offer our patients the best treatment options for replacing missing teeth! What are dental implants? Quite simply dental implants are the closest thing […]