Posts Tagged ‘ dental implants ’

All I Want for Christmas . . .

Now that you have a cute, but slightly annoying, Christmas jingle on replay in your mind . . . you know where we’re going with this.  Maybe for Christmas, you could replace one or more missing teeth! Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth People often think that a missing tooth, when it isn’t in a […]

New Year, New Smile

At the start of a new year, we often think of all things “new”.  Many make resolutions to form new habits, start new routines, or try something new. Have you considered adding your smile that that list of new things? New Oral Hygiene Habits The easiest way for you to incorporate oral health into your […]

Four Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants offer one of the most important advances in the replacement of a missing tooth: replacement of the whole tooth.  Implants are the only tooth replacement that replace the root, providing an anchor into the jawbone.  This is what gives them such great advantages over other tooth replacement options. Most Cosmetic Option There are […]

How to Take Care of Dentures

Millions of Americans have no remaining natural teeth.  Even with advances in dental implants, the vast majority of people wear traditional dentures.  These dental appliances replace all of the missing teeth in one jaw (an upper denture for the upper jaw, and a lower denture for the lower jaw). The biggest advantage of traditional dentures […]

Dental Implants: Restoration of a Missing Tooth

October 11, 2017 A Missing Tooth In dentistry, we use the term prognosis to describe how long a tooth will continue to function properly.  That term also encompasses any treatment done on a tooth as a predictor of how long the treatment itself will last and keep the tooth in proper function.  Giving a prognosis […]

How Implants Make Dentures Better

The History of Dentures More than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth.  Unfortunately, this state, called edentulism, is nothing new.  Teeth have been removed due to decay and gum disease for thousands of years.  People have also been attempting to replace those missing teeth for thousands of years.  There is historical evidence that […]

How 3D Technology Makes Dental Implants Better

September 20, 2017 What is a Dental Implant? Dental implants have been used predictably and successfully to replace missing teeth for decades.  An implant is considered the best way to restore a missing tooth because it most closely resembles a natural tooth.  It has a root form in the jawbone (simply called the implant or […]