Posts Tagged ‘ dental implant ’

How to Care for Your Dental Implant

A dental implant has one of the highest long-term success rates of all dental restorations.  More than ninety percent of implants are functioning well at ten years after placement!  While dental implants cannot get cavities like natural teeth can, there is some important maintenance and care essential to an implant’s long-term success. The two most […]

Why Do Dental Implants Fail?

Dental implants have an extremely high success rate, higher than most other types of dental treatments available today.  Failure of a dental implant is rare.  In many cases, the reason for failure is unknown.  In others, the reason is a little more obvious.  This blog will explain some of the known reasons implants can fail. […]

Why Do Some Teeth Have to be Pulled?

Having tooth pulled is a relatively common experience.  Children lose twenty baby teeth, perhaps having them pulled by their parents.  Many people have their wisdom teeth extracted in their late teens or early twenties. Aside from baby teeth and wisdom teeth, why do other teeth have to be pulled? It’s all about prognosis. What is […]