Can My Body Reject Dental Implants?

Strictly speaking, your body can reject a dental implant. But, the good news is that it is very rare. Dental implants are the most adaptable and durable replacement for teeth roots, with up to 98% of the success rate. Even in 2% of unsuccessful cases, most happen due to dental implant failure. Read More

How Long After Wisdom Teeth Removal Can I Eat Solid Foods?

As much as we all love ice cream and smoothies, a common question our patients ask is, when will they be able to resume eating more solid foods following their wisdom teeth removal? There are several factors at play here, and the introduction of solid foods can often depend on the patient’s comfort level and how quickly their healing process is progressing.Read More

What Are the Signs of Dental Implant Failure?

Though dental implants are largely one of the most successful dental procedures with an over 95% success rate, complications can and do happen. As with any medical procedure, there can be risks associated, and though rare, implants can sometimes fail. Read More

Covid-19 Information

New Covid-19 Office Protocols for Social Distancing, Infection Control and Patient Screening Our office has always followed the CDC guidelines and those provided by the American Dental Association. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking additional steps, out of an abundance of caution, to protect our patients, staff, doctors and community.  Our office staff and doctors are all regularly tested and negative….Read More

Covid-19 Announcement

All of us at Foothill Center Dental Implants and Oral Surgery have been closely monitoring and following the protocols by the CDC (Center for Disease and Prevention Control) and the CDA (California  Dental Association) in cooperation with the COVID-19 outbreak.  The CDA has advised that we suspend all nonessential dental care for the next 14 days. Should you have an upcoming appointment scheduled during this…Read More

When is Sedation Dentistry Appropriate?

Some of the most frequently asked questions our doctors in Glendale hear are about the ins and outs of sedation dentistry – specifically, when is the right time to use that type of medicine.Read More

What is the Success for Dental Implants?

As long-time practitioners of restorative dentistry in Pasadena, one of the questions our doctors are most often asked has to do with the success rate of dental implants. Based on scientific studies and surveys that have been conducted around the country, it has been generally determined the success rate of dental implant installation is between 92 and 98%.Read More