All-on-4 Dentures: The Power of a Brand New Smile

All-on-4 is a revolutionary tooth replacement method that anchors a full denture to dental implants. By drawing on the support of dental implants, which are rooted in the jaw, a denture can withstand the forces of oral function much better. This gives patients the ability to enjoy optimal oral function after total tooth loss. Moreover,…

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Can broken dentures be repaired?

A broken denture is a major inconvenience and it can actually affect your health and well-being, too. Depending on the degree of damage, you may not be able to chew or speak properly until you find someone to perform a denture repair, and it’s unlikely that you’ll want to smile much either. In addition to…

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Enjoy a Fully Restored Smile with Same Day Dentures

Did you know that you could receive a brand new smile in one day? With same day dentures, people can have dental implants and their custom dentures placed in one convenient procedure. Dental implants help stabilize dentures so that patients enjoy optimal oral function and a beautiful, natural looking smile. All-on-4 is a method of…

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How Dental Implants Have Revolutionized Treatment for Tooth Loss

Dental implants are a unique tooth replacement method that addresses the loss of total tooth structure. Made from titanium, dental implants replace the roots of teeth. They are loaded into the jaw through a surgical procedure and will eventually be used to anchor prosthetics such as dental crowns, bridges, and even dentures. The reason dental…

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What are my options for securing a partial denture?

Partial dentures are a great way to address tooth loss in patients who are not edentulous but have lost multiple teeth. Fortunately, today’s partial dentures can be secured with dental implants rather than the clasps that attach to the backs of teeth as found in traditional partials. Dental implants are prosthetics that are embedded into…

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How long will my dentures last?

Ask any long-term denture wearer, and they’re likely to bemoan the limited longevity of their prosthetic appliances. Over time, the jawbone erodes, which compromises the denture’s fit after some years of wear. Eventually the patient will need to pursue denture repair, such as relining, in order to continue to use the dentures. At some point…

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Are dental implants the right choice for me?

When you’ve lost a tooth or multiple teeth and are exploring treatment options, you are likely to encounter dental implants in your research. To learn whether dental implants are a viable option in your case, you should schedule a dental implant consultation with an oral surgeon. At this dental implant consultation, the oral surgeon will…

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How durable are mini dental implants?

Dental implants are used to treat tooth loss. The type of restorations attached to implants will depend on the amount of implants embedded into the jaw and their sizes. For instance, one dental implant can be used for single tooth replacement by holding a crown while a group of mini dental implants can hold a…

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How well will I be able to eat with my dentures?

Patients who have lost all of their teeth often are concerned with the effects of dentures on their diet and eating habits. Fortunately, there are approaches to getting dentures that can help you preserve much, if not all, of the chewing function of your biological smile. All-on-4 uses four dental implants to secure an entire…

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Factors that Can Affect the Cost of Dental Implants

Dental implants are considered the most tooth-like option for replacing missing teeth. This is because these prosthetics replace all of a missing tooth’s structures. When reviewing their tooth replacement options, patients typically wonder about their cost – especially the cost of dental implants. Compared to the longevity of other treatment options, dental implants are cost…

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