Month: March 2017

What If I’ve Lost Multiple Teeth?

Losing a single tooth can lead to problems with the health and appearance of your smile. So, imagine what losing multiple, or a majority, of your teeth can do. In order to return your smile to full function and health, we will need to replace these missing teeth. Fortunately, we can do so with an… Read more »

3 Dangers Of Tooth Loss

When you lose a tooth, you may feel very self-conscious about your appearance. We’ve had patients that have gone out of their way to avoid pictures or showing their smile. Tooth loss can mean trouble eating and difficulty communicating clearly. However, there are many other dangers related to tooth loss. If you lose one or… Read more »

How Do I Maintain My Dental Implants?

Like your natural teeth, your dental implants will require routine maintenance. Otherwise, the same oral health concerns that would threaten natural teeth can threaten your new ones as well. Fortunately, caring for your smile and your new teeth is easy. In today’s blog, we’ll look at the steps you should take to keep your smile… Read more »

Can Loss Of Jawbone Density Impact Candidacy?

When one or more teeth are missing, a chain reaction can begin that eventually leads to facial collapse. For some, the loss of jawbone density can also impact implant candidacy. However, there are a few possible solutions to this issue. Don’t let loss of jawbone tissue dissuade you from seeking tooth replacement.

Does Gum Health Impact My Candidacy?

We’ve talked before about how the strength of your jawbone can be a factor in deciding a patient’s candidacy. But did you know that gum health can also impact your candidacy? The health of your gums is important because advanced gum disease can often lead to adult tooth loss. How do you know if you… Read more »