Archive for April, 2014

Tooth Loss Due to Injury: What is the best tooth replacement option?

Patients who have lost a tooth due to injury have a number of tooth replacement methods that they may choose to restore a complete smile. They can get a fixed dental bridge, a partial denture or a dental implant to fill in the empty space. When deciding on a tooth replacement treatment, it is important […]

Healthy Dental Habits to Follow

Patients who establish good dental hygiene habits can stave off problems like severe decay or advanced gum disease that can create the need for surgical tooth extractions and tooth replacement procedures like dental implant placement. The best oral hygiene regimens begin at home. Patients should brush their teeth twice a day, for two minutes each […]

Dental Implants: When is a bone graft recommended?

During the process of planning for dental implant placement, the implant dentist will thoroughly evaluate the patient’s facial structures to ensure that the patient is an appropriate candidate for dental implants. Inadequate bone tissue can present an obstacle to patients who want to get dental implants. The key to dental implant durability is the bond […]