In our last blog, we looked at how a bridge addresses between one and three teeth in a row. But what if you have enough teeth that a completed denture isn’t necessary, but you have too many gaps spread out across your smile to receive treatment with a bridge? In these situations, your Livonia, MI, dentist may secure a partial with multiple dental implants.
A traditional dental bridge helps replace missing teeth and lasts about 10 to 15 years on average. But with the 98% success rate of dental implants, we could offer an option that lasts decades, or potentially even a lifetime! In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist is talking about the benefits of a dental bridges secured with multiple dental implants!
When we place an individual dental implant, we help provide the base for a long-lasting and durable tooth replacement. But what about the visible part? How do we add a restoration to ensure your new tooth looks natural and allows you to enjoy your favorite foods again? In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about restoring implants with crowns.
A dental implant lasts longer than traditional bridges or removable dentures, and this is due to the fact that the implant post acts as a new root. But what makes this possible, and how do you place and maintain a new tooth? In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist will explain how dental implants act like a new tooth root.
A number of factors, as we will discuss, could lead to the loss of one or more teeth. But what happens to your smile once one or more of your natural teeth become lost? In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist will discuss the potential impacts of even minor tooth loss, and how we help with secure and effective implant dentistry.
A number of factors could mean the loss of your natural teeth, from injury to decay and infection. However, the most common cause is the advanced stage of periodontal disease known as periodontitis. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist will explain the link between gum health and tooth loss, and how we prepare your smile for implant placement.
Our team provides dental implants, designed to address a single lost tooth or to secure a full or partial dental prosthetic. The goal of these advanced prosthetics is to replace missing teeth and help transform the beauty of your smile, while also preserving health and function. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist explains when you should seek implant dentistry.
When you lose a significant number of teeth, but also lose jawbone mass and density, then you may have complications for receiving implant dentures. However, we have an option that not only addresses significant tooth loss, but could do so in one day. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about Teeth in a Day.
What if following the loss of multiple teeth, you also lose mass and density in your jawbone? You could end up with structure not stable enough to support dental implants, which complicates your treatment. Fortunately, your Livonia, MI, dentist knows how to offer a mini option to help people with severe tooth loss enjoy a full smile again.
We recently talked about how dental implants help replace individual missing teeth. However, we can also use them to secure a prosthetic that never slips, and lasts for many years to come. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist is going to explain how implant dentistry can provide bridges and dentures, and sometimes in only one visit!