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Top 5 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants Over Dentures

Are you missing teeth and considering getting dental implants, bridges, or dentures? When it comes to choosing the superior teeth replacement method, patients and dentists alike agree that dental implants reign supreme. Implant teeth are made of three components: a titanium post, an abutment, and a crown. The post is the actual implant which we […]

What is bone grafting and why do we need it for dental Implants?

Dr. Gilbert performs comprehensive facial reconstruction. This includes all aspects of the facial skeleton (bone) and soft tissue complex (muscles, fascia, skin, etc.). Bone grafting is a procedure to rebuild missing bone or to augment existing bone structures. The jaws are a common area in need of bone grafting and especially the tooth-borne area of […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Have all 4 Wisdom Teeth Removed at Once

Many of our patients have asked us if it would be best to space out wisdom tooth extractions. Others have wondered if they should wait until a wisdom tooth causes them pain to have it removed. We are often asked, “Why have all 4 wisdom teeth extracted at the same time?”. As a Board Certified […]

Recovery Time for Wisdom Teeth Removal in Upland CA

Most people get their wisdom teeth removed by the age of 25, and whether you’re in school or working a full-time job, most of us are curious about the recovery time. How many days do I need to take off for wisdom teeth removal? We’ve created this guide to help you understand what to expect […]

3 Benefits of Getting a Tooth Implant Versus a Dental Bridge

When it comes to replacing teeth, options include dental implants, removable prostheses, and bridges, and at Inland Institute Surgery Center, we are experts in dental implants. What makes dental implants a better choice for many patients? We’ve compiled an in-depth comparison of the two options to provide you with the information you need to make […]

The Advantages of Replacing a Full Arch of Teeth with Dental Implants

Full Arch Dental Implants in Upland, CA Thanks to today’s latest advancements in technology, we have a variety of options here in the Inland Empire Southern California for replacing missing teeth. But when it comes to a full arch, nothing quite does the trick like dental implants, and here’s why. Dental Implants Function Like Natural […]

What’s the Difference Between Sleep Apnea & Snoring?

Did you know that at least 25% of people snore nightly? So, if your bed partner is keeping you awake, you’re not alone. Millions of people are struggling to sleep soundly like you, thanks to the noisy person in their bed who is rattling on. What most people don’t realize is that snoring is a […]

3 Warning Signs You Have Sleep Apnea and What to Do Next

How often do you wake up in the morning with a headache, not feeling rested at all? Does your sleep partner complain about the sounds you make during the night, noises that sound like gasping or choking for air? If you answered yes to these questions, there’s a chance you may have obstructive sleep apnea […]

Caring for Your Skin During the Stressful Times of COVID-19

Has the prolonged stress of the coronavirus and the subsequent mask-wearing taken a toll on your skin? Last month, we explored the effects of stress on your oral health and the ways in which we might manage stress during the pandemic. Now, let’s look at how stress can affect your skin and what you can […]

How the Stress of COVID-19 May be Affecting Your Oral Health

The emotional toll, our global pandemic has taken on the healthcare workers on the frontlines in Spain and Italy has set in, and overwhelming fatigue and fear are taking the place of the initial adrenaline rush that had kept the medical teams pushing forward. Experts say that the adrenaline factor can only sustain itself for […]