Implant Dental

For decades, dentures have been the go-to solution for missing tooth replacement. These dental prosthetics are carefully crafted for a shape and appearance that is unique to each patient. As technology has improved, dentures have been made to look more natural than ever – often undetectable to other people. But despite their versatility and effectiveness,…

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old couple

Losing one or more teeth can be devastating to one’s self-confidence and ability to talk or chew. Tooth decay, gum disease, and physical traumas are just a few of the reasons patients require tooth replacement. In the past, the only options were removable prosthetics or fixed devices bonded to other abutment teeth. But now, dental…

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why dental implants

If you have one or more missing teeth or will soon be having a tooth extracted, you may be thinking about tooth replacement options. Most patients have a choice in this decision, usually comparing the benefits of implants versus other solutions, like dentures and bridges. Though not everyone will be a good candidate for dental…

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what are dental implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots embedded into the jaw, taking the place of one or more missing teeth. They are used to permanently anchor a prosthetic tooth, such as a crown, bridge or denture. Though they are not for everyone, most people who get dental implants experience a successful outcome that often lasts several…

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dental implant placement process

If you have made the decision to get dental implants, you can trust that you will receive the best of care with our [city] dental practice. We have the skill and experience to help you achieve optimal results from your new teeth. Did you know… The dental implant process has come a long way since…

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dental implant care

The healing time following a dental implant procedure varies from person to person. Your personal healing time will depend on a number of factors, including your age and the quality and density of your jawbone. On average, however, the healing period is approximately three to four months. You may need to limit your diet to…

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dental implant faq

Are dental implants safe? A dental implant procedure is not only safe, but it is perhaps one of the safest surgical procedures performed in modern dentistry. The titanium in an implant is completely biocompatible and easily ‘accepted’ by the body as a tooth replacement. How long have dental implants been a tooth replacement option? Modern…

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Picture of girl able to eat an apple after having had dental implants applied

We should all work hard to care for our natural teeth. But despite good oral hygiene and regular dental check-ups, permanent teeth do not always last a lifetime. When one or more of them decay, fall out, or require extraction, dental implants are the ideal back-up plan. In fact, implant dentistry is rapidly becoming the…

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middle-age couple

Though many people make good candidates for dental implants, this method of tooth replacement is not for everyone. Patients must meet certain criteria to improve the long-term results of a dental implant procedure. Dental implants may be right for you if you have one or more missing teeth, or if you have an unhealthy tooth…

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dental implant supported denture

Implant supported dentures are preferred by many [city] dental patients who are missing all of their teeth but want a more stable prosthetic replacement option than traditional dentures provide. Unlike regular dentures, which rest on the gums unsupported, an implant supported denture is anchored in place by titanium rods surgically embedded into the jaw bone.…

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dental implant supported bridge

Implant supported bridges are a blend between single tooth implants and bridges. Implants are individual teeth surgically placed within the jaw. A bridge is comprised of crowns that are fused together and anchored in place – usually by surrounding abutment teeth. A [city] implant specialist may recommend an implant supported bridge in lieu of individual…

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Plastic model demonstrating tooth replacement using dental implants

Nearly all adults will need tooth replacement at some time in their lives. There are many options for single tooth replacement, but none are as long-lasting and natural-looking as dental implants. Like natural teeth, dental implants are rooted in the bone beneath the gums. They are customized to each patient’s natural tooth shape, size and color, making for…

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sinus augmentation for dental implants

Ridge and sinus augmentations are surgical dental procedures used to fill in areas of the gum line and underlying bone that have deteriorated as a result of tooth loss or extraction. Specifically, a ridge augmentation refers to the reconstruction of degenerated or underdeveloped gums, and a sinus augmentation refers to an enhancement of the amount…

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what are dental implants

Mini implants are very small and thin implants used to help stabilize dentures. Many patients who are ineligible for traditional implants are forced to use dentures as prosthetic tooth replacements. Mini implants offer a simple solution for denture wearers by offering a sturdy anchor that dentures can attach to. A thin post is placed deep…

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All-on-4 implants are revolutionizing the way dentists replace missing teeth. For years, patients have been choosing dental implants as permanent tooth prosthetics. But instead of placing as many as 10 implants into the gums for traditional dental implants, all-on-4 implant therapy makes it possible to secure all of the teeth to just four dental implants.…

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