Today’s dentures are far more advanced than the ones your grandparents wore. They were difficult to keep in place and had to be replaced or repaired often. Modern advances in dentistry, however, have led to the development of implant-supported dentures and implant-supported bridges. For a mouth missing nearly all of its teeth, there are four … Continued
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The numbers say it all. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, an estimated 69 percent of Americans between the ages of 35 and 44 have at least one missing tooth. Further, one in four over the age of 74 have lost ALL their natural teeth. If you have lost teeth due to decay, … Continued
If you lose a tooth as an adult, between 40 and 60 percent of the tissue and bone that supported it begins to break down and atrophy in as little as six weeks. With bone tissue grafting and dental implants, you can restore your jawline and smile confidently. What is a bone graft? A bone … Continued
If you are a candidate, dental implants can restore your smile in a single day. They will look, feel, and function like normal teeth, but you won’t have to worry about them falling out. If you care for them with regular brushing and flossing, they can last you a lifetime. Which dental implants are right … Continued
When it comes to a medical procedure of any kind, one of the first thoughts to come to mind is, “How much is this going to cost me?” If you’ve ever felt this way before booking a medical procedure, you’re not alone. Depending on the kind of oral care you need, your dental insurance may … Continued
Whether you’re missing one tooth or multiple teeth, dental implants and prosthetic teeth can quickly restore your smile and your confidence. Even though prosthetic teeth eliminate your concern for cavities, it’s important to brush and floss after every meal because the tissue around them is still susceptible to gum disease. Good oral hygiene will keep … Continued
An estimated 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer each year, but most of these cases are avoidable. It’s important to have regular check-ups with your dentist to detect oral cancers early. Early detection is your best chance for finding a cure. To help reduce your risk of developing oral cancer, it’s important to perform … Continued