Month: September 2019

What Existing Conditions Could Warn You of Tooth Loss?

When it comes to your dental health, there are some warning signs that are fairly obvious. For example, if your tooth hurts, for example, then there’s likely something wrong with it and you should seek dental treatment as soon as possible. However, there are also many things that seem minor at the moment, or are… Read more »

What Makes Dental Implants a Complete Tooth Replacement?

When you lose one or more teeth and want to replace them, it matters how you choose to do so. For example, traditional bridges and dentures are often designed to closely mimic the appearance of your healthy, natural teeth. They can be crafted from highly realistic, customizable zirconium or porcelain and designed to match the… Read more »

Are There Immediate Benefits to Dental Implants?

Rebuilding your smile is an important undertaking, most importantly because of the long-term effects that tooth loss can have on your smile if it isn’t addressed promptly. For example, your other teeth become more susceptible to problems, including loss. Your jawbone becomes weaker due to a loss of mass and density. At our Ft. Worth,… Read more »

More Questions About Dental Implants

Dental implant posts are prosthetic teeth roots that are designed to give your dental prosthesis (i.e., dental bridge or denture) the same stability as healthy, natural teeth on their roots. They’ve been around long enough that most people recognize the term, but even patients who’ve lost teeth and can benefit from them don’t always recognize… Read more »

Tooth Loss – Why It Isn’t As Inevitable As You Think

The fact that the most common cause of adult tooth loss – periodontal disease – is also one of the most common oral health conditions can make it seem like losing a tooth is inevitable. Even patients who don’t have periodontal disease may fear experiencing tooth loss, or losing more teeth than they already have,… Read more »

Osseointegration – How Dental Implants Mimic Teeth Roots

Since they first became a routine part of professional tooth replacement, dental implants have become one of the most successful methods of rebuilding smiles. On average nationally, they enjoy a success rate of up to 98% (and an even higher rate of success in our office), meaning they’ve helped most patients regain their smiles’ health,… Read more »

What Kinds of Restorations Do Dental Implants Support?

At our Ft. Worth, TX, office, we get a lot of different questions from patients regarding dental implants and their ability to replace missing teeth. For example, because tooth loss occurs differently for everyone, one of the most common questions we receive is, what kind of restorations do dental implants support? The answer is always… Read more »

How We Tell if You’re a Good Candidate for Dental Implants

If you’ve lost one or more teeth, then there’s a good chance that you qualify for dental implants. The biocompatible posts, which are designed to mimic healthy, natural teeth roots, are made for your natural jawbone structure to fuse to them, making them viable options for most patients who’ve experienced tooth loss. However, at our… Read more »

A Few Important Facts About Extracting Teeth

The first thing we learn about our dental health is that caring for our teeth on a daily basis is important for preserving our healthy, natural smiles. It’s only years later that we learn those efforts aren’t always successful, especially if our hygiene and dental care routines aren’t consistent. In some cases, the problems that… Read more »

Enjoy Your Dental Implants

For several decades, dental implants have led the way in lifelike, biocompatible tooth replacement. That’s thanks largely to their ability to reestablish lost teeth roots – something only dental implants can do – coupled with their over 90% success rate at helping patients rebuild their smiles. At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we… Read more »