All-on-4 Dental Implants: Will my results look natural?

Many patients turn to dental implants after endless frustration with uncomfortable dentures that frequently slip out of place. For patients who have worn dentures for years and have experienced some bone loss as a result, a procedure known as All-on-4 dental implants offers the opportunity to take advantage of implants as a more stable, durable […]

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On August 5th, 2013, posted in: All-on-4 by

Hidden Consequences of Tooth Loss

Tooth loss has an obvious consequence of compromising the appearance of a person’s smile. However, the loss of a tooth can have more serious repercussions when it comes to overall oral health. Using specialized techniques such as dental implants, however, an oral surgeon can take steps to safeguard the patient’s smile and also enhance and […]

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On July 8th, 2013, posted in: oral surgeon by

Dental Implants: Enjoy the health benefits of a complete smile

Tooth loss is devastating to the smile’s appearance, but many patients fail to recognize that this condition also comes with consequences for their health. For example, the loss of one tooth may put other neighboring teeth at risk because the jawbone’s integrity is compromised in the area, leaving the remaining teeth with a weaker connection. […]

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On June 6th, 2013, posted in: oral surgery by

Is the dental implant prone to cavities or gum disease?

When investing in dental implants, patients often want reassurance that the devices will last for many, many years. Indeed, one of the benefits of these devices is their durability. Dental implants are made of titanium, which fuses with the jaw after the oral surgeon inserts the device in a surgical procedure. Because the implant is […]

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On May 7th, 2013, posted in: oral surgeon by

All-on-4: How strong will my new teeth be?

In today’s modern society, living with tooth loss is both a social challenge as well as a physical obstacle. It creates an enormous inconvenience that can dampen your outlook on life in immeasurable ways. Fortunately, the limitations of tooth loss can be resolved with a solution that looks great but has also been shown to […]

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On April 5th, 2013, posted in: All-on-4 by

Congenitally Missing Teeth: What are my options?

Tooth loss presents many unique problems. Congenitally missing teeth is not that rare, so whether teeth never developed properly or teeth were lost due to decay, disease or trauma, dental implants can provide a solution. There are instances where missing teeth is no big deal, primarily the third molars or wisdom teeth. If these teeth […]

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On March 6th, 2013, posted in: dental implants by

What is the lifespan of a dental implant?

Virtually every dental professional would agree that dental implants are a fantastic solution for replacing missing teeth. Implants also provide a permanent alternative to removable partials or full dentures, by adding support and stability.  However, as a dental patient, you may have questions about the practicality of a procedure that seems almost too good to […]

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On February 5th, 2013, posted in: oral surgeon by

Training and Education Received by a Periodontist

In dentistry, there are specialists who are trained to provide care for each individual aspect of your oral health. There are dental specialists who are considered to be industry experts regarding the teeth, the gums, braces, wisdom teeth removal, and even cosmetics. A periodontist is the dental expert who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and […]

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On January 3rd, 2013, posted in: periodontist by

All-on-4 Dental Implants Offer Stability and Peace of Mind

Any long-term denture wearer could tell you that one of the long-term consequences of tooth loss is a shrinking jawbone. This process happens because the teeth’s roots not only hold the crowns in place, they also anchor the underlying bone. Dental implants address this issue by serving as an artificial tooth root. The implants are […]

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On December 4th, 2012, posted in: All-on-4 by

Common Causes of Tooth Loss

Trauma, dental disease and dental decay are the leading causes that can result in tooth loss. If you are facing any of these circumstances and wonder if you can ever resume eating, speaking and smiling like before you sustained tooth loss, implant dentistry is the answer for you. Accidents can happen anywhere at any time. […]

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