Dental Implant Surgery for Children: Is it Safe?

Young girl surprised to find that she have lost her tooth

Baby teeth start coming in at the age of six months, with permanent teeth following at about six years. Teeth eruption varies by child and, while you can rely on an approximate timetable, there is no schedule for accidents that can cause teeth to fall out. Losing baby teeth is fine, but you’ll want to […]

Dental Bridges vs Dental Implants

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A beautiful smile is one of the first things people notice. If you’ve experienced the loss of a tooth, we recommend considering your dental treatment options. There are two main courses of treatment for missing teeth: dental bridges vs. implants. Each of these dental treatment options is a personal choice. Continue reading to learn more […]

Permanent Solutions To Broken Or Missing Teeth

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise to you that when you look great, you tend to feel pretty great. Missing or broken teeth can impede your self-confidence. Untreated tooth loss can even be the cause of unfortunate health problems such as resorption (bone loss) in the jawbone, painful gum disease, or even chronic, life-threatening health issues. Thankfully, there are several options […]

New Year, New You – Contemplating Dental Implants?

woman lying in grass with smile after receiving dental implants

Did you know that 69% of adults aged 35-44 have lost at least one permanent tooth? By the age of 74, 26% of adults will lose ALL their permanent teeth. For many, dental implants offer an effective solution to replacing missing teeth. If you are contemplating dental implants, here are some benefits to consider for the new […]

Why Is Bone Grafting Necessary for Dental Implants?

Illustration of teeth showing bone grafting and dental implant structure

Do you dread being photographed, because your smile makes you self-conscious? Or perhaps you avoid smiling altogether due to missing teeth. If so, you’re not alone.  Many people report lower self-esteem when they are missing their teeth, and this, in turn, prevents them from living life to the fullest. Moreover, studies have found a link between missing […]

The Lifespan of Dental Implants: How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

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Nearly 70% of American adults have lost a permanent tooth due to poor oral hygiene, failed root canals, gum diseases, and accidents. As embarrassing as it might be, you do have options when it comes to replacing these teeth. It can be a significant financial investment, so it’s important to go with one that gives you the […]

Dental Implant Pain: When to Get Help

Woman feeling strong pain near dental implant area

After your dental implant surgery, you should be smiling! After all, your surgeon has just performed oral surgery magic to give you the smile of your dreams! If you’re experiencing dental implant pain, however, there may be a delay in manifesting the brilliant smile that you were promised.  Every new implant patient is experiencing the […]

What are the Different Types of Dental Implants?

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Dental implants are the closest thing to having natural teeth. When you lose teeth, a dental implant is the best thing you can do to improve your oral health and restore your confidence.  Types of Dental Implants Endosteal Implants These are one of the most common types of dental implants. A titanium screw that acts as […]

The Dental Implant Process: What You Should Know

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The dental implant process involves replacing your tooth roots with screw-like posts and inserting artificial teeth. These new teeth look and function just like natural teeth. These implants replace damaged or missing teeth that can affect both the function and appearance of your mouth. Dental implant surgery can vary, depending on the type of implant, […]

3 Serious Signs of an Infected Dental Implant

Man holding his jaw and suffering from infected dental implant

Dental implants are a great solution to a variety of dental problems. These implants help over 500,000 people in the United States every year. Once you have one, however, it’s critical that you take good care of it.  Having an infected dental implant can be dangerous and painful. If you experience any of these serious symptoms of […]