Posts Categorized: Dental Implant

What is a Dental Implant?

When you have a permanent adult tooth lost due to decay or damage, you have several options to replace that tooth. An option that maintains the integrity of your jawbone is the dental implant; however, the process of getting one can take a while. Depending on the shape of your jaw, you may need a bone… Read more »

Take Good Care of Your Dental Implants

The advantage of replacing lost teeth with dental implants is that they closely mimic the natural design of your teeth, including the roots that support them. Like your teeth, though, you must take good care of your dental implants for them to remain strong. Fortunately, implant restorations resemble your teeth so much that caring for… Read more »

Tooth Loss, Facial Collapse, and Dental Implants

If you lose one or more teeth, then you may consider replacing them simply to restore the gaps left in your smile. After all, people are commonly self-conscious about their smiles, which are among the most notable features of your face (second to the eyes). If an incomplete smile isn’t enough to motivate you to… Read more »

Enjoy Life Again, with a Dental Prosthetic

Are you tired of hiding out from your family, for fear all they’ll see when they look at you is your incomplete smile? Though they, of course, love you unconditionally, there is no reason to go through life feeling that self-conscious, especially when a prosthetic dentist could help you restore your smile to its former… Read more »

Answering Your Questions About Dental Prosthetics

Adult tooth loss is far more common than most people think. Perhaps that is because losing a tooth can feel traumatic and innately isolating. “What do I do now?” “How am I supposed to eat, much less smile confidently?” “Do I have to live with an incomplete smile?” A lot of questions follow tooth loss;… Read more »

Want a Beautifully Restored Smile? A Dental Implant Can Help

Do you enjoy bringing new life to old things, whether that is a car, a boat or an entire house? Often the only thing better than buying something that is brand new, is restoring something old. It can bring a sense of accomplishment and pride, like few things can, either recreating or completing something that’s… Read more »

Get Back to Business, Like Enjoying Life, with Dental Implants

Is there anything more basic, yet special, than enjoying a good meal with good company? Whether it’s a gourmet spread at the city’s finest restaurant, or pizza from a box served on your kitchen table, the very act of eating can be both fun and life-giving. But what happens when you lose a tooth? Tooth… Read more »

What If Your Dentures Didn’t Move?

After tooth loss, it can be challenging trying to adjust. Not only might you feel self-conscious about a gap in your smile, many patients struggle to regain proper function of their teeth. In fact, many adults that experience tooth loss struggle with malnutrition, because it can be difficult to chew adequately and comfortably with missing… Read more »

How Dental Implants Replace Your Tooth Root

When you need to replace missing teeth, there are several dental prosthetic options to choose from, including dental bridges, dentures, and partials. But these prosthetics are all placed above your gum line; what can replace the firmly rooted strength of your natural tooth? A dental implant is implanted into the jawbone and gum tissue, just… Read more »

4 Reasons to Replace Your Missing Teeth

If you’ve had a tooth extracted or lost one or more teeth to another circumstance, than you may be all too familiar with missing spaces in your mouth. These gaps can affect your confidence, but there are more reasons than worries about appearance to consider replacing these missing teeth. Spaces left behind by missing teeth… Read more »