Month: November 2020

Rebuilding a Tooth’s Complete, Natural Structure

The biggest advancements in modern dental health care have often come in the form of creating more lifelike and comprehensive solutions to rebuilding and replacing natural tooth structure. This includes replacing teeth that are lost or extracted entirely with custom-designed restorations that closely mimic the healthy, natural appearance of your teeth. For example, today, many… Read more »

The Importance of Replacing Lost Teeth

As we proceed with hectic schedules and meeting tasks and goals, it is only natural that teeth begin to experience wear and tear from daily activities. Factors such as diet, anxieties, physical activities, hygiene practices and more contribute to this phenomenon, which is why we aim to practice excellent oral health habits at home to… Read more »

How Dentures Can Be Secured With Dental Implants

Tooth loss is a phenomenon that nobody wants to endure, and if it can be avoided at all costs, it is. The fact of the matter is, however, that tooth loss does occur and at times, extraction can be necessary if it means preserving the health of your smile. In some cases, all of an… Read more »

When It Is Time To Consider An Extraction

For most people, undergoing a tooth extraction is the last option they want to consider when it comes to their health. Typically, if anything else can be done, that option would be pursued before removal. In some circumstances, however, removing an oral structure may actually be the best move if it comes down to preserving… Read more »

When to Consider Small-Diameter Dental Implant Posts

For several decades, dental implants have helped people who’ve lost teeth regain more of their oral health and bite function than more conventional tooth replacement options. This ability to restore more of your healthy, natural smile stems from dental implants’ unique ability to replace the roots of your lost or extracted teeth. However, for some… Read more »

Why Add Dental Implants to Your Restoration?

Replacing lost teeth is an important part of quality dental care for many patients. Traditionally, a custom-made dental bridge or denture can help most tooth loss patients regain most of their bite function and the confidence in their smiles’ appearance. Today, however, increasingly more people who experience tooth loss are benefiting from adding dental implants… Read more »

Restoring Your Smile Faster After Tooth Extraction

When a tooth becomes too compromised to save, extracting it may be the best solution for the rest of your oral health. However, the problem with tooth extraction is that it involves purposely removing all of a tooth’s natural structure, and its absence can have other negative impacts on your oral health over time. Because… Read more »

Preparing for Your Dental Implant Placement

While tooth loss still remains a problem for many adults, those who experience it are able to recover from the loss much more effectively than ever before. This is largely thanks to the advent of dental implants, which are custom-designed restorations supported by one or a series of root-like dental implant posts. With the help… Read more »

What Happens When Adults Lose Teeth?

Despite the fact that many adults experience tooth loss to varying degrees, the truth is that our healthy adult teeth should be permanent. With the right care and maintenance, most people can successfully address the typical causes of tooth loss, which often involve the formation and progression of an underlying chronic oral health concern. When… Read more »

A Few Things to Know About Jawbone Grafting

Different oral health concerns can impact different aspects of your oral health and structures. Yet, in many of their severe cases, this harm includes some form of damage to the foundational ridges of your smile. For example, severe tooth decay could infect a tooth’s root canal, which extends into the bone structure of the dental… Read more »