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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Dental implants: A long-term permanent solution

Patients with missing teeth have a number of tooth replacement options at their disposal, ranging from bridges to dentures. One device—the dental implant—outperforms the rest, though. An implant dentist can provide you with a permanent tooth replacement that is superior for a number of reasons. If you’ve lost a natural tooth or teeth to decay […]

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Are there age requirements for dental implants?

It’s no surprise that more patients are turning to dental implants as a tooth replacement option, given the devices’ superior performance in terms of aesthetics and function. Still, patients have a number of questions before undergoing the procedure. Many of them ask Dr. Stephen Weisglass, an implant dentist serving Roslyn, if they are too old […]

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On September 16th, 2011, posted in: implant dentist by

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Dental implants are a great alternative to ill-fitting dentures

Patients often have a laundry list of complaints about their dentures. The appliances can be uncomfortable and prone to slipping out of place, but a visit to our implant dentist serving Queens can get patients started down the path to a tooth replacement alternative that is far superior to dentures. As the years go 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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Can implants improve my appearance?

Most of us generally recognize the importance of tooth replacement. For proper functioning of the jaw joint, for chewing, and for a confident smile, tooth replacement can improve your life. At the very least, living with a missing tooth can be a major inconvenience. What many patients may not recognize is the importance of your […]

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On August 8th, 2011, posted in: dental implants by

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What is the healing time for my implants?

There is no mistaking the fact that dental implants are the premiere tooth replacement choice for millions of dentists and patients across much of the world. With so many advantages and so few risks, it’s easy to see why implants are the ideal solution for adults missing as few as one or as many as […]

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