Losing a single tooth used to mean receiving a dental bridge. Placement would involve the removal of surrounding tooth structure and the prosthetic would only last between 10 and 15 years. Fortunately, we have an alternative that can provide decades, possibly even a lifetime, of quality tooth replacement. How do we place implants and crowns? Can anyone benefit from this prosthetic option?
When a patient loses a tooth, we always urge them to see us about replacing it, usually with a lifelike and long lasting dental implant. Otherwise, serious complications can arise that impact both the patient’s oral health and appearance. What happens we when lose one or more teeth?
We’ve recently taken a closer look at implant bridges, which can address minor tooth loss. But what if you’ve lost a majority of your permanent teeth? Instead of relying on traditional full dentures, why not learn about an implant-secured alternative? How do implant dentures work?
When you lose a single tooth, we can address the issue with an implant and crown. But what if you have multiple missing teeth? We can actually offer an implant-retained prosthetic, such as a dental bridge. Do you have questions about implant bridges?
When a patient loses a tooth, we may recommend a dental implant. Should a patient lose multiple teeth, we can use multiple implants to secure prosthetics, with implant-retained bridges, partial and full dentures, mini-implants, and even All-on-4 teeth in a day. But what causes missing teeth? Why do we lose teeth as adults?
How familiar are you with the benefits of dental implants? In today’s blog, we’re offering a little quiz to highlight many of the advantages offered by implant technology. Restoring your lost teeth can improve your appearance, as well as your overall oral health. Using implants to accomplish this can also mean enjoying long lasting and lifelike tooth replacement.
When a patient loses a tooth, we’re ready to help them enjoy a whole smile again with a lifelike dental implant, or possibly an implant-retained prosthetic. However, we would prefer to help our patients maintain their natural teeth. What can be done to avoid tooth loss?
Have you lost one or more of your permanent teeth? You may feel embarrassed about your smile’s appearance, but the real trouble is just beginning. Unless addressed, tooth loss can lead to a number of serious oral health complications for your overall health and your appearance. What dangers does tooth loss pose? Can dental implants protect you from these serious complications?
We’ve discussed how we can use them to replace a single tooth, or to secure a full set of dentures. But what about tooth loss that is advanced, but not enough to require a full set of dentures? In these situations, we can actually use dental implants to secure a dental bridge or even a partial denture.
With traditional dental implants, placement involves surgically inserting the dental implant post, waiting four to six months for the post to bond with the jawbone, and then adding the prosthetic or restoration. However, with a recent innovation we can now offer patients teeth in a day. Do you have questions about the teeth in a day procedure?