You Are Awesome!

As many of you know from my previous posts, I am very passionate about being a part of our community and giving back to those in need.  In particular, providing free dental care for homeless individuals at Goldie’s Place brings me so much joy on both a professional and personal level. However, this post isn’t… Read more »

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Provisionalization of Crowns and Bridges

There are many ways provisional restorations can be created for crowns or bridges or dental implants.  The materials vary, but the technique is even more important.  The eggshell technique can help create ideal soft tissue outcomes. A prefabricated shell can be created and then relined. Hard tissue stops are 100% necessary, so if there are… Read more »

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Biologic Challenges When Missing Multiple Teeth

Replacing multiple missing teeth can be one of the most difficult challenges in dentistry.  This can involve teeth, implants, or dentures.  No matter the material being used, there are many items to consider. What you can see is important, but so is the amount and quality of bone. Best possible scenario for implants or a… Read more »

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Dr. Homann Featured in Voyage Chicago

  We are proud to announce that Dr. Brian Homann has been featured in Voyage Chicago! Voyage Chicago is an online publication that highlights Chicago’s most inspiring stories. Detailing everything from news, art, and entertainment to grade-A organizations and the hardworking people behind them, Voyage Chicago is the premier website for the best of what… Read more »

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The Diagnosis of Wear Patterns

This section reviewed how tooth wear occurs in relation to how it can be treated. · The pattern of wear often gives us clues as to what treatment can be completed. · Sometimes tooth wear occurs only in one area, like the anterior or posterior. · In this case, the bruxing habit may be protrusive… Read more »

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Unusual Tooth Wear

Sometimes tooth wear appears in odd manners. Maybe it doesn’t occur throughout the entire mouth. Maybe some teeth are worn more than others. Maybe there is both erosion and attrition. · Erosion can take place in only certain areas of the mouth, particularly the left versus the right side. · Putting aspirin on your gum… Read more »

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Full Arch Implant Supported Fixed Dentures

This lecture was designed to discuss a denture that is supported by dental implants that a patient does not need to remove on a daily basis.  This is often called a hybrid denture.  Our office provides all types of options for implants, including replacing all of your missing teeth at once with a full arch… Read more »

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Bruxism, Teeth Grinding & Tooth Wear

The lecture helped with the basic etiology of tooth wear. Wear patterns on a person’s tooth can be caused by several different factors. · There is much research that has occurred over several decades regarding tooth wear. · As research has progressed the thought on why grinding occurs has shifted. At times, we have thought… Read more »

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A few considerations…

Considerations for the incisal edge and smile line, considerations for multiple tooth replacement including dentures, veneers, and all-on-4 restorations Below is a list of things that may play a role in determining what you can and can’t do when it comes to incisal edge placement for a variety of restorative procedures, including crowns and veneers…. Read more »

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A New Addition to Dr. Homann’s Family

Dr. Homann and his wife, Jessika, are excited to announce an addition to their family!  Dexter Wendel Homann was born on February 3rd and is a very happy and healthy baby!  We hope you enjoy the photos, as well as some new photos of their daughter, Vivian, who is already 2 years old.

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