What is the primary use of mini dental implants?

Mini dental implants are used to replace lost teeth. While they can be used for single-tooth replacement, most oral health professionals utilize mini dental implants for multiple tooth replacement with dentures. Mini dental implants are especially popular for securing full dentures in the lower mandible. As their name suggests, mini dental implants are smaller than…

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4 Things You May Not Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants have changed the way that oral healthcare providers treat tooth loss. These durable prosthetics can last for the rest of a patient’s life while restoring their oral function and their appearance. If you’ve suffered with tooth loss, you owe it to yourself to learn more about implant dentistry. Following are some helpful facts…

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Address Tooth Loss with Affordable Dentures

After tooth loss, many patients’ primary concerns are costs related to their replacement teeth. Our oral surgeon offers affordable dentures that are secured to dental implants. Implant-supported dentures produce beautiful, complete smiles so that our patients can regain their confidence without sacrificing comfort or functionality. How Implant-Supported Dentures Work Implant-supported dentures effectively restore the smiles…

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What are Same Day Dentures?

In the past, patients enduring tooth loss had to wait weeks for their replacement teeth. This is because prosthetics were fabricated in offsite dental laboratories. Today, however, modern healthcare practices and technology allow for patients to receive same day dentures. Also called “All-on-4″, same day dentures are custom replacement teeth that are stabilized by dental…

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How much do dental implants cost?

Dental implants are a sound investment in your oral health and your quality of life. Since this tooth replacement method involves minor oral surgery and custom-made prosthetics, you can expect to pay a little more for your new teeth than you would for conventional bridges or dentures. Although the cost of dental implants is higher…

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Is your oral surgeon trained in the latest implant dentistry techniques?

Although oral surgeons complete rigorous training and education to practice as a specialist, they must attend continuing education seminars on an annual basis to stay up to date with the latest advancements in dental healthcare. For example, oral surgeons often attend dental implant seminars, which cover the latest research related to dental implants, and discuss…

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Tooth Replacement Options: Complete or Partial Dentures

Are you overwhelmed by your tooth replacement options? When it comes to replacing lost teeth, today’s patients have more options than their ancestors. Most people have heard of complete and partial dentures but they might not know that there are different methods for securing dentures. For instance, some patients choose to anchor their dentures to…

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My Denture Is Chipped: Can it be repaired?

Dentures can chip or break as a result of wear and tear or from biting into a hard piece of food. When this happens, it can cause significant inconvenience for the patient. Fortunately, denture repair is possible. Most patients in need of denture repair have been wearing their dentures for a long period of time…

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Dental Implants: A Great Investment into Your Health

Dental implants are a structurally complete tooth replacement option that can benefit your overall wellness. While the cost of dental implants might be higher upfront than other treatment options, these prosthetics offer unique advantages that others cannot. Choosing the right tooth replacement option involves research and opening a dialogue with your oral surgeon. Our specialists…

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Secure Dentures With All-on-4

Patients who need to restore a complete arch of teeth (or both arches) may find that conventional dentures fall short in a number of important aspects, like security and comfort. All-on-4 offers these patients a better alternative. All-on-4 uses four dental implants in the upper or lower arch – or both, when needed – to…

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