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

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

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

Benefits of Removable Overdentures

Today’s options for tooth replacement have reached new heights in terms of comfort, appearance, and quality. With the aid of newer, more natural-looking materials, and the widespread use of dental implants, dental patients have increased expectations for their smiles. With the available research and access to state-of-the-art technologies, these are valid expectations. Consider the denture, […]

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Dental Implants: Will I need a sinus lift?

When it comes to dental conditions and procedures, we are all different. The needs of one patient can be vastly different from the needs of another patient. Often times, one dental procedure can be used to address a number of concerns, though some modifications may be necessary to ensure the very best results. An example […]

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