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March 14, 2018

5 Surprising Factors That Affect Dental Implant Costs

Dentist talking to man in dental chairIf you’re missing a single tooth or a complete row of teeth, your dentist probably recommended a dental implant supported tooth replacement plan. Dental implants allow dentists to replace a lost tooth from the roots up, mimicking natural structure. It’s no surprise dentists are all for dental implant restoration. Unfortunately, many patients are worried about the cost. While the initial investment is a little higher than other restoration options, the end result is a replacement tooth or teeth that will likely last the rest of your life and function just like your natural tooth. The goal of a good dentist is to provide clarity in pricing, affordable treatments, maximized dental insurance, and financing options. Before you get started with your tooth replacement plan, read this post where we outline some of the factors that impact the cost of dental implant placement and restoration.

September 12, 2017

What is TMJ?

Woman in pain holding compress to faceIf you’ve never heard of TMJ, TMJ dysfunction, or TMD, you’re not alone. However, in order to provide diagnosis for patients suffering from this oral health conditions, patients need to be informed about the warning signs and risk factors associated with this oral health condition. TMD occurs when the small temporomandibular joints (TMJ) connecting the jaw and skull bone are damaged. TMJ dysfunction is a difficult condition to pin down. A dentist’s best bet when it comes to making an accurate diagnosis, is for a patient to understand and monitor changes in jaw function that indicate they may suffer from TMD and contact their dentist to receive an evaluation. Keep reading to find out more about some of the warnings signs and risk factors associated with TMJ dysfunction.

October 5, 2015

The Best Whiting Dentist is Accepting New Patients – Visit Berquist Family Dentistry Today!

Happy family with beautiful smiles thanks to your whiting dentist Berquist Family DentistryPatients of all ages need unique care, and at Berquist Family Dentistry, we’re proud to offer superior dental care for patients of all ages from 1 to 100. The foundation for any oral health treatment plan is adequate preventive care, and that’s why our practice emphasizes excellent oral hygiene at-home and twice a year dental exams and teeth cleanings. This is a one two punch that helps patients prevent the majority of dental health issues. We know that even the most effective oral hygiene routines can be compromised, and we offer a full range of services for smile restoration and enhancement as well. Whatever your dental care needs, let our Whiting or Crown Point dentists, Dr. Daniel Jordan Berquist or Robert Jordan Berquist, help you achieve your smile goal.

March 16, 2015

Your Reliable & Experienced Emergency Dentist in Whiting, IN & Crown Point, IN

487692979A dental emergency is nigh impossible to plan for, but you can be prepared. When you or someone you care for is in pain due to an oral injury or an infection, you need to act quickly. At Berquist Family Dentistry in Crown Point, IN and Whiting, IN, our team offers emergency dentistry services when you need them most, allowing you to get out of pain faster and move on with your life sooner.

Is This a Dental Emergency?

The following conditions are considered a dental emergency and should be addressed as quickly as possible:

  • Fractured or broken tooth
  • Severe toothache (often accompanied by swelling in the gums)
  • Object stuck between teeth
  • Knocked out tooth
  • Partially dislodged tooth
  • Lacerations to soft tissue, including lips, gums, tongue, and cheeks

Though our office is capably equipped to handle a wide range of dental emergency situations, there are some scenarios that require treatment at an emergency room. If, for example, you believe you may have a broken jaw, we advise that you visit your local ER as soon as possible. The same is true for any bleeding that does not stop with pressure to the area with sterile gauze.

An Emergency Dentist You Can Trust

When you or someone in your family is suffering from a dental emergency, you need to know that you have a capable, experienced emergency dentist in your corner and ready to help. With our state-of-the-art facilities in Whiting, IN and Crown Point, IN, you can rest assured that your oral health is in the right hands. To learn more about how our same-day emergency dentistry services benefit you and your loved ones, please give us a call today and speak to our caring staff. Our practice warmly welcomes families from throughout nearby communities in Northwest Indiana, including St. John, Cedar Lake, Merrillville, and beyond.

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