October 19, 2018
It’s difficult to believe that 2018 is almost over. In just a few short months, we’ll be changing our calendars and trying to remember to write “2019” when we have to put a date on something. But before you become too focused on the new year, there is still some time left in 2018 to take care of important tasks — including making sure that you’re getting all you can out of your dental insurance.
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September 4, 2018
Unfortunately, few things in life are guaranteed – including many medical and dental procedures. But although it’s not 100% guaranteed, there is one procedure that at least has a 98% success rate: dental implants. However, the catch is that there are still some patients with risk factors that account for the 2% failure rate. So, what are these factors and who is a good candidate for implants? Keep reading to learn about the most common reasons for implant failure and whether implants are right for you!
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August 4, 2018
Did you know that an estimated 3 million Americans have dental implants – and another 500,000 get one each year? That means the chances are good that you know at least one person with an implant! Implants have actually been around for over 40 years, so what accounts for their rise in popularity over just the last decade? You’ve probably heard that they’re the next best thing to your own teeth, but that’s not the only reason. Keep reading to learn about the 5 biggest advantages of implants that make them the #1 choice for patients with missing teeth!
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July 19, 2018
The dental implant method of full reconstruction has completely changed the scope of dental care. Where once the only way to restore missing teeth was with traditional dentures, patients can now enjoy results that come the closest to mimicking the function and look of their natural teeth. Still, dental professionals haven’t stopped in the quest to provide the absolute best care, which is reflected in new breakthroughs in dental implants. Learn what the future holds for patients as you read on.
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June 19, 2018
If you’re missing a tooth in the front of your mouth, one of the most obvious reasons to replace it is aesthetics. After all, you would prefer to be remembered for your great personality rather than your incomplete smile. But what if your missing tooth is in the back of your mouth? If no one will notice it, is there a point to getting it replaced? Yes! As your implant dentist explains, it is important to replace any missing teeth — even ones at the back of your mouth.
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June 8, 2018
Think about the last time you went out to eat with friends or family. Was your biggest concern whether you could order anything off the menu? Maybe you didn’t converse as much as you used to out of fear your denture would come loose. Regardless, it’s important you understand that you’re not alone when it comes to tooth loss. Many patients often feel less confident when teeth are missing, but dental implants can change that.
To learn why your dentist recommends dental implants for boosting your confidence, keep reading!
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May 10, 2018
After dealing with your missing teeth for years, you’ve finally decided that you’re not going to take it anymore. You call your implant dentist, schedule a consultation, and feel amazing after doing so. Pretty soon you’re going to be eating a beautiful steak with no problem. That is, until you realize that you don’t know anything about dental implants.
During the consultation, the dentist will do everything they can to make the implant process simple to understand. However, it always helps to read about it beforehand too. Here are a few key terms to know about.
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May 1, 2018
Thanks to the internet and social media, information is easier to access than ever before — unfortunately, misinformation is also easier to access than ever before. If you’ve been thinking about getting your teeth replaced with dental implants, you might have come across some articles or forums that don’t honestly represent this treatment. We’re here to discuss a few common myths about dental implants and explain the truth behind the lies.
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April 25, 2018
Perhaps because of trauma, decay, or other unfortunate circumstances, you’re missing all or most of your teeth. You may find it difficult to chew food and embarrassing to smile. You could even face long-term health consequences because of your damaged smile. What can you do to reclaim your confidence and bolster your oral health? Please come talk to us about how we can restore your teeth with dental implants. We may recommend our Brand New Smile system or a more traditional implant-retained denture.
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April 5, 2018
Losing a tooth is never a good experience. However, if you have the opportunity to get it replaced with dental implants, you’ll soon regain all the functions you had before the tooth fell out. According to your dentist, a key part of the dental implant process is making sure that your surrounding bone can properly integrate with the implant. That’s why he recommends socket preservation for patients seeking dental implants, especially if they’ve already experienced some bone loss in their jaw.
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