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

When Can I Return to Work After Implant Surgery?

Surgery for the placement of dental implants may be one of the most fascinating restorative procedures in dental history. Decades of research and clinical trials have proven that an ultra-durable titanium post can be implanted into the jaw bone, and function just as well as a natural tooth. What’s even more impressive is this: modern […]

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Piezosurgery Reduces Post-operative Discomfort

Choosing dental implants for the replacement of missing teeth is typically the best choice, compared to all available options. Implants are designed to last a lifetime. They are safe for virtually all patients, they do not rely on neighboring teeth for support, they stop or reduce bone loss, and they look more like natural teeth […]

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On May 4th, 2012, posted in: dental implants by

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Implant-supported dentures: What are the benefits?

Complete tooth loss presents a challenge that has traditionally been difficult to overcome. Although dentures can replace all of the upper or lower teeth at once, there are numerous disadvantages that can cause the average denture wearer daily distress. Traditional dentures are a far cry from the design and function of natural teeth. Since the denture […]

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On January 27th, 2012, posted in: dental implants by

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Do dental implants mimic the natural tooth structure?

Patients who are missing a single tooth or multiple teeth often consider dental implants in Long Island as a permanent solution for replacing missing teeth. As dental implants have improved over the years, they’ve become an increasingly common choice among patients. One of the reasons that dental implants are so popular is that they offer […]

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Multiple tooth replacement: What are my options?

Patients who have struggled with gum disease, toothaches, and tooth loss sometimes feel that life would be simpler if the teeth were just pulled and replaced with dentures. There was also a time in the not-to-distant past that the only solution for dental problems was extraction and eventually, dentures. Many denture wearers can attest to […]

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On October 24th, 2011, posted in: dental implants by

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Single tooth replacement options

Replacing a single missing tooth anywhere in the mouth is a decision that deserves serious consideration. Ideally, you will want to choose a permanent solution for long-lasting satisfaction. There is a temporary, less desirable option, such as the removable partial. But, in terms of replacing a single tooth, a partial is a rather bulky and […]

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What are the benefits of replacing a missing tooth?

It can be hard to ignore a missing tooth. Just as it would be difficult to function without the individual fingers on our hands, each tooth has a specific purpose. And just as fingers on a hand can work together to accomplish important work, the teeth are also more efficient when all members are present. […]

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On October 3rd, 2011, posted in: dental implants by

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Am I a candidate for All-on-4 dental implants?

For many patients, the revolutionary All-on-4 dental implant technique encompasses the best of both worlds. A patient who is missing all of the upper or lower teeth (or both upper and lower) can enjoy the functionality of a full set of teeth with the stability that only dental implants can provide. Amazingly, the benefits of […]

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On August 30th, 2011, posted in: dental implants by

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When is a bone graft recommended for dental implants?

The decision to replace your missing teeth with dental implants requires detailed planning and clinical expertise. During your consultation for dental implants in Long island, your implant dentist will take extreme care to ensure that you are a good candidate for dental implants prior to beginning the procedure. In the event that there is a […]

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