Brian Gurinsky, DDS, MS Blog

Does insurance pay for implants?

Increasingly, more and more insurance companies are beginning to provide benefits to patients for dental implants.  The long term evidence on implants vs. bridges is unequivocal:  implants last longer, are

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Do Dental Implants Hurt?

One of the most common misconceptions about dental implants is that they cause a lot of pain.  Under most circumstances, the surgical placement of a dental implant induces minimal pain

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Placental tissue gum grafts?

The new wave of gum grafts involve using the donated placenta for an anonymous donor.  While the processing is highly regulated and tested to be completely safe, it is a

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Botox or dermal fillers?

Can dentists perform wrinkle erasing (i.e. Botox) and wrinkle filling (i.e. Restylan, Juvaderm, Pearlane, etc.) procedures? The answer is yes. In fact, when I went to my training and certification

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Am I too old for implants?

A common misconception from people is that there is an age limit for dental implants.  The fact is that anyone that is healthy is basically a candidate for implants.  As

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