Have you lost one or more of your permanent teeth? Are you interested in replacing them with lifelike and long lasting dental implants? What factors will decide who can receive implants? This is a valid question, as unfortunately not everyone is a viable candidate for receiving a new tooth. However, there are often steps that a patient can take to improve their candidacy and obtain a whole smile again with these natural looking prosthetics.
Losing a single tooth doesn’t just leave an embarrassing gap in your smile. Tooth loss can also increase the risk of misalignment, as well as issues with jaw joint strain, such as TMJ disorder or bruxism. Fortunately, there are options available to replace your missing tooth. Which option is best for replacing your lost tooth, a dental bridge or a dental implant?
Losing your teeth is never an enjoyable experience. You can lose a tooth as a result of injury, poor oral health, or a serious oral health concern, such as advanced gum disease or an untreated dental infection. When you have a missing tooth you should seek a replacement as soon as possible. Are you ready for an implant and crown?
If you’ve lost most or all of your teeth, then you need new ones in order to eat and speak without difficulty. While dental implants or implant-supported dentures are a preferred option, many people worry about the time between implant placement and prosthetic completion, in which the jaw needs to heal. However, for some we can offer an alternative: teeth in a day. Can you receive teeth in a day?
Like most dental treatments, replacing a lost tooth comes with options – mainly, a dental bridge or a dental implant and crown. While both are beautiful, effective restorations, a dental implant is often the best choice, though not always. The choice between a bridge and a dental implant to replace a lost tooth depends on several factors, which your dentist can help you determine during your diagnostic examination. (more…)
We’ve discussed how we can replace a single lost tooth with a dental implant, or provide a full set of fixed dentures. However, what about multiple missing teeth? We can use implant technology to secure a long lasting and lifelike dental bridge. How do implant bridges work? What makes them different from traditional ones?
Have you lost all, or a majority, of your natural teeth? If so, you may feel embarrassed about your smile’s appearance. In addition, you could also develop a number of oral health complications. Fortunately, we can help you by providing a lifelike prosthetic. Implant dentures are long lasting and fixed in place, helping your smile regain full function and beauty.
We always recommend those with missing teeth seek a replacement option. Losing a tooth is not just an esthetic concern, it can hurt your overall health as well. How does tooth loss impact your health? From the stability of your smile to your overall nutritional intake, tooth loss can lead to serious difficulties for a person.
A dental implant is a very unique form of tooth replacement. They don’t rely on crowns or suction, instead they are placed into the jawbone, where they act like natural teeth. With the proper care and attention, you can even expect them to last a lifetime. However, what should you do to care for your new teeth? How do you maintain your new implants?
As you’re probably aware, tooth loss can be an embarrassing ordeal for the appearance of your smile. In addition, losing one or more teeth increases the risk of misalignment and facial collapse, causing patients to take on an older appearance. To ensure a greater range of people can enjoy whole smiles again, we now offer mini implants. What are mini implants? How do they differ from traditional tooth replacement?