Improve Your Chances of a Successful Dental Implant Recovery

The healing process after any surgery is an important component of the treatment, but this is especially so in the case of dental implants. In those initial days after the procedure, the implant will begin the osseointegration process that is central to its stability and durability. Oral surgeons can advise their patients of steps to…

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

Implant dentistry has evolved into an extraordinary and dynamic specialty over the last half-century. We have moved from cautiously replacing a single tooth to rehabilitating entire sets of teeth, with success rates that have consistently hovered near perfection. To date, there is no better way to replace missing teeth, but as our knowledge of implant…

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My Dentures are Loose: What are my options?

Tooth loss is bad enough, but when the dentures that replace those teeth lose their fit, it compounds the problem. As time passes, dentures often become looser as the shape of the jaw changes. In the absence of teeth’s roots to hold it in place, the bone wears away, changing the jaw’s contour. A denture…

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What is the lifespan of a dental implant?

When patients invest in dental implants, they often choose to do so for an enduring solution to their tooth loss. After all, who wants to make multiple repeat trips to the dentist to have appliances refitted or replaced? One characteristic that makes dental implants more attractive than alternatives like bridges and dentures is longevity. The…

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All-on-4: How strong will my new teeth be?

By now, you have surely heard all of the murmuring and excitement surrounding the topic of dental implants. It only takes four dental implants to make your denture look and feel like a million bucks. The teeth stay in place, they don’t slip around when you speak, and you no longer have to depend on…

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Choosing a Dental Implant Provider

When the time comes to choose an oral surgeon to oversee your dental implant treatment, you want to choose carefully and research the provider’s expertise and experience. There are certain basic criteria that are required for someone to establish an oral surgery practice. Specialists in oral surgery must complete a post-graduate residency after graduating from…

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Do Dental Implants Require Special Care?

Anyone who has ever lost a tooth can certainly understand the precious importance of a second chance. Our teeth just don’t grow back, and once extensive damage has occurred, the natural teeth just can’t be saved. The opportunity to restore your smile, as well as rebuild yourself self-confidence, is worth grabbing. For millions of patients,…

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Dental Implants: Are there financing options available?

It happens to all of us at some point in our lives: We’d like to make an improvement or an upgrade to the current status of our health, but we just don’t know exactly how to move from an idea to an action. It is when you have reached such a crossroad that you realize…

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How Dental Implants Can Reduce Long-Term Dental Costs

It’s your money, and you want to keep as much of it as possible. You certainly don’t want to waste it, and you’d like to make smart decisions on how you use it. In fact, whenever you are able to make those smart decisions, you’re typically able to save more money in the long run.…

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