Dr. Pacita Pumilia

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Pumilia Family Dental Group
755 S. Mulford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61108
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Dr. Pumilia and her team 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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Rockford, IL Dentist
...Whether you are looking for information on implants, teeth whitening, crowns, or preventive care, you can learn more about all of your options from our services page...

Dental Services
...   Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Implants Lumineers Snap-On Smile TMJ Splint Therapy Sealants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Dentures Cosmetic Dentistry Zoom! Whitening Sleep Apnea Snoring     Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, dental charting, periodontal charting, oral cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Replacing Missing Back Teeth Is Important - Just Ask Christie Brinkley!
... “I fractured two molars in the back of my mouth and I had to get two dental implants,” Brinkley told the magazine...

Questions You Should Ask Before Getting A Dental Implant
... Am I a good candidate for dental implants...

Loose Dentures - No More
... Dental Implants — State-of-the-art tooth replacement systems...

Replace a Lost Tooth for Looks and for Health
... The primary options for tooth replacement are fixed bridgework and dental implants...

Matthew Lewis's Metamorphosis
... Tooth Restorations This category covers a wide variety of different methods and materials — like cosmetic bonding, crowns, bridges, and dental implants — which we use to repair or replace teeth that are damaged or missing...

Christie Brinkley Shares Her Experience With Dental Implants
...Fortunately for Christie, her oral health was restored with two dental implants...

Updating Your Appearance? Don't Forget Your Smile
...Orthodontics to realign teeth and treat for malocclusion (where the teeth on the upper and lower jaws do not meet properly) could be part of that approach, as well as replacing missing teeth with dental implants that replicate the teeth they replace...

An Oral Irrigator is an Effective Alternative to Flossing
...The hand applicator comes with a variety of tips that can be used for a number of dental situations, such as cleaning around braces or implants...

Demi Moore Doesn't Mind the Gap
...Dental implants are the most successful tooth-replacement procedure; they help preserve bone quality in the jaw — and with regular care, they can last a lifetime...

For Michael Buble, the Show Must Go On... Even Without the Tooth
...Dental implants have the highest success rate of any tooth-replacement method (over 95 percent); they help preserve the quality of bone on the jaw; and they don’t result in weakening the adjacent, healthy teeth — which makes implants the treatment of choice for many people...

New Year, New Smile
...If you are missing teeth — or if you’re wearing dentures that aren’t working the way you’d like — then perhaps we can offer a suggestion: Consider dental implants...

Replacing Missing Back Teeth Deserves a High Priority
...The best option is dental implants: these free-standing replacements don't normally affect surrounding teeth, they're easier to clean, and they help support the bite...

Dental Metals Pose a Low Risk of Allergy Among Most People
...From the dental amalgam used for a century and a half to fill cavities to the titanium alloy of dental implants, your dental care would not be as comprehensive as it is today without them...

A Teen's Missing Tooth May Require a Temporary Replacement
... Be that as it may, we typically discourage a permanent replacement for teens with a missing tooth, particularly dental implants...

Martha Stewart Shows Off Renovation Work - In Her Mouth!
... Bridgework is one good solution to the problem of missing teeth (another is dental implants)...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Dental implants look, function and “feel” just like natural teeth — and with proper care, they can last a lifetime...

3 Causes for Implant Failure and What You can do About Them
First introduced in the 1980s, dental implants are a popular and reliable tooth replacement option...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Consider a Removable Partial Denture as a Temporary Solution After Tooth Loss
... For example, dental implants are one of the best ways to regain the form and function of a lost tooth...

Keeping up Good Hygiene Still a Necessity with Dental Implants
Dental implants are widely considered the most durable tooth replacement option, thanks in part to how they attach to the jaw...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Today, there are two widely used tooth replacement procedures: dental implants and bridgework...

Teens with Missing Teeth may need a Temporary Fix Until They're Older
Dental implants are widely considered by both dentists and patients as the premier choice for replacing missing teeth...

Charlize Theron Back in Action After Dental Surgery
...If jawbone volume is insufficient for implants, it can often be restored to a viable point in a few months...

A Teen with a Missing Tooth May Need to Wait on a Dental Implant
...And unlike other replacement options implants stimulate bone growth, a major concern after tooth loss...

Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes and Oral Health
... A number of studies have shown that people with diabetes can be good candidates for dental implants, but there are some concerns regarding dental implant treatment, which involves minor surgery...

Implant-Based Removable Dentures a Good Choice for Patients with Extensive Bone Loss
... A fixed bridge supported by dental implants, for example, is a good choice for patients who still have sufficient bone structure in their jaw...

Good Bone Health Essential for Obtaining 'Teeth in One Day' Implants
... If you would like more information on dental implants, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These include partial and full dentures, bridgework, and dental implants...

Screw or Cement: Which is Best for Attaching Your Implant Crown?
... Generally speaking, implants are composed of two parts: a metal post most often made of titanium placed into the bone that serves as the “root” for the new tooth; and a visible, life-like crown made of dental porcelain that attaches to an abutment on the titanium post...

Dental Implants: a Durable, Life-Like Solution for your Tooth Loss
What's so special about dental implants — and why should you consider one to replace a missing tooth...

Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
... Essentially, TADS are small, screw-like dental implants made of a titanium alloy...

Removable Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

Space Maintainers
...But timing is very important with dental implants — they can't be placed in a growing child...

Ultrasonic Cleanings
... Special tips are also available to clean composite or porcelain tooth restorations, titanium implants, or areas of demineralization (enamel loss) on your teeth...

Bone Grafting
... Dental Implants — In this optimal tooth-replacement system, a small titanium post embedded in the jawbone is attached to a highly realistic dental crown, permanently replacing the missing tooth...

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
...It's often performed as a routine in-office procedure — for example, to extract impacted wisdom teeth (molars that don't fully protrude through the gums), or to place dental implants in the jaw...

Sinus Surgery
...Sinus surgery makes dental implants, today's state-of-the-art tooth replacement systems, achievable for people who otherwise would not have been able to take advantage of today's best tooth-replacement method...

Missing Teeth
...Dental implants can preserve bone, improve function and enhance psychological well-being...

Osteoporosis & Oral Health
... This may be of particular concern if you are considering certain dental procedures — for example, getting dental implants to replace missing teeth...

Cone Beam CT Imaging
... Dental implants: Detailed CBCT images are used to determine the optimum location for the titanium implants while avoiding nerves, sinuses and areas of low bone density...

Bone Grafting
Replacement teeth supported by dental implants function so well and last so long because, like natural teeth, they are securely anchored in the jawbone for maximum support...

Dental Implants FAQs
What are dental implants...

Fixed Dentures
If you have lost an entire arch of teeth (top and/or bottom), or are soon to have your remaining teeth removed because they are too unhealthy to save, you may be able to replace them with fixed dentures supported by dental implants...

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
... Now here's the good news: Dental implants — the state-of-the-art tooth-replacement method preferred by dentists — can prevent all this...

Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Two, four or more implants can be used to support multiple crowns, or even an entire arch of upper or lower replacement teeth...

Root Canal Surgery (Apicoectomy)
... While there are excellent methods of tooth replacement (such as dental implants), these involve further and more complex treatments, and they can be costly...

Root Canal Treatment
...These include unwanted tooth migration or shifting, which can lead to difficulties in chewing; the need for bridgework or dental implants, which may be costly and complicated; and even the eventual loss of bone structure from the area of the missing tooth...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...

Implant Dentistry
Of all the ways modern dentistry has to replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the best...

Oral Surgery
... Dental Implants...

Periodontal Therapy
... Dental Implants...

Technology
... Dental Implants...

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