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Don’t Let Missing Teeth Affect Your Ability to Eat

Life with missing teeth is cumbersome. If you have lost teeth, you can attest to the difficulties you face eating meals comfortably. Many people with tooth loss develop malnutrition as a result of dietary limitations caused by losing teeth. Fortunately, dental implants can restore oral function and improve the appearance of your smile. Dental implants […]

How does tooth loss lead to bone resorption?

Jawbone resorption can be a consequence of tooth loss if the absent tooth’s root is not replaced. This occurs because that root structure holds the bone tissue in place. When the tooth’s root is no longer available for this function, the bone tissue slowly erodes. As the jawbone atrophy progresses, it may affect the attachment […]

Your Most Common Dental Implant Questions Answered

Did you know that dental implants are the closest thing to biological teeth that a person can receive? Missing teeth are dangerous for your oral health, and waiting too long to replace lost teeth can leave you with decreased oral function and increased risks for bone atrophy and additional tooth loss. Our oral surgeons are experts […]

How to Determine if Dental Implants are Right for You

Do you have missing teeth? Do you wonder which tooth replacement method is right for you? Today, patients have more options than ever before and wading through these options can seem overwhelming – especially since new tooth replacement methods like dental implants are not as well known as others. Many people ask our team about […]

4 Things You May Not Know About Dental Implants

While dental implants have been used to replace missing teeth for some time now, they are a relatively new concept to many people. To help educate members of our community on this tooth replacement option, we have compiled a list of four things people might not know about dental implants. If this tooth replacement method […]

Why is Titanium Used for Dental Implants?

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are normally regarded as the best tooth replacement solution. This is because dental implants address the loss of the roots of teeth and support prosthetics that will replace visible tooth structure. Embedded into the jawbone by our oral surgeon, a dental implant is a screw-like post […]

Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants: Top 5 Benefits

In the past, patients had limited options for replacing missing teeth. Before dental implants became widely available, lost teeth were replaced by bridges and full or partial dentures. Today, however, dental implants have become the preferred method of tooth replacement because they are incredibly durable, lifelike, and biocompatible. Our oral surgeon has experience replacing missing […]

What is the best option to replace missing teeth?

Have you lost one or more teeth? Are your teeth failing? Losing teeth is incredibly distressing but there are a few options that can help you regain oral function and enjoy good quality of life. Most dental professionals prefer dental implants to other tooth replacement methods because these permanent replacement teeth support the entire oral […]

Are dental implants affordable?

Missing teeth has devastating effects on a person’s well-being and oral health. Dental professionals recommend replacing lost teeth as soon as possible to stave off the far-reaching effects of tooth loss.  When evaluating your tooth replacement options, you are probably considering cost in your decision making process. Although upfront costs of dental implants are higher […]

Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridge to Replace Missing Teeth

Missing teeth will negatively affect your daily life and ultimately affect your overall health. Since tooth loss has such profound effects on one’s life, replacing missing teeth should be a top priority among patients. Two popular options that provide a lifelike appearance and improved oral function are dental implants and dental bridges. Listed below is […]