Kenneth J. Jackson, D.D.S.
809 Redskin Trail
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895
Phone: 419.738.2426
Fax: 419.738.6411

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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BioHorizons
... Reasons for implants Decreases bone loss and gum recession associated with tooth loss Restores proper chewing, allowing for a better diet and improved health Avoids grinding down healthy teeth for conventional bridgework Improves speech Increases comfort Makes dentures secure and reliable Helps promote long-term facial integrity Advantages Implant restorations look, feel, and function like your natural teeth Implants don't decay Almost 500,000 implants were placed in 1999 Over 30 years of clinical experience with implants Implants have one of the highest success rates of any dental restoration Disadvantages If you are in a hurry, implants may not be for you Bone grafts are sometimes needed Time has to be allowed for healing Implant therapy may cost more than conventional tooth replacement

Nobel Biocare
... Reasons for implants Decreases bone loss and gum recession associated with tooth loss Restores proper chewing, allowing for a better diet and improved health Avoids grinding down healthy teeth for conventional bridgework Improves speech Increases comfort Makes dentures secure and reliable Helps promote long-term facial integrity Advantages Implant restorations look, feel, and function like your natural teeth Implants don't decay Almost 500,000 implants were placed in 1999 Over 30 years of clinical experience with implants Implants have one of the highest success rates of any dental restoration Disadvantages If you are in a hurry, implants may not be for you Bone grafts are sometimes needed Time has to be allowed for healing Implant therapy may cost more than conventional tooth replacement

Bone Grafting
... Bone Grafting Bone grafts are used to fill in defects where the bone is missing around the teeth or where bone is needed for implants...

Gum Tissue Graft
... Soft tissue grafts can be used to cover exposed root surfaces...