In our previous blog, we discussed how implant restorations are secured to your smile, as well as why an individual may need to seek prosthetic dental options. Indeed, losing a tooth is often the last thing an individual wants to endure, especially since teeth are considered permanent and will not simply grow back. That being said, loss is a significant occurrence, and one that is often the result of a severe infection that has spread or is needed to protect surrounding teeth. Even still, waiting for too long before seeking such treatment will inevitably do you more harm than good in the long run. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon discusses why waiting for treatment can end up making your situation worse, and how our team can help.
When you start to look into how dental implants can help you regain your complete smile, it can be hard not to feel real excitement over how treatment can help you. Our Fort Worth, TX office provides implant placement and restoration services that help patients regain confidence in their ability to bite and chew, as well as in the way they look. Because we can provide every step of your placement and restoration, we can work with you throughout the process of addressing your tooth loss. Once you receive your custom restoration, you can look forward to a positive change in your appearance, and you will be able to trust that restoration to support your ability to regain a confident, secure bite! (more…)
By now you are probably aware of the fact that once you lose a tooth as an adult, you cannot gain it back. What you can do, however, is seek prosthodontic treatment in the form of a dental implant. Indeed, an implant serves more purposes than just completing your smile, but addresses the question of improved function as well. Keep in mind, however, that waiting too long before seeking treatment can only lead to more extensive processes to ensure success. That being said, is an implant really all that necessary, or can you get by without having to get one? In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon explains why a prosthetic is always a better idea than not seeking treatment at all.
If we were to look at dental treatment from the 1900’s and treatment from today, one major difference would be immediately recognized: technology has streamlined the world of dentistry. Indeed, new-age procedures have increased the quality, simplicity, and success of treatments intended to preserve your natural teeth. What’s more, it has paved the way for a new age of prosthodontic options that utilize less structure, a minimally-invasive approach, and can be performed in a single visit. Even still, some circumstances still prove a difficult hurdle to jump. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon will take a look at how lack of jaw structure can impact your procedure, and how our team can help.
The last thing your dentist wants is for you to lose a healthy tooth to decay, infection, or something else. After all, we want to ensure your oral health is taken care of and your smile is at its tip-top best. Unfortunately, however, life may have other plans, and dangerous factors can threaten your health to the point that extraction is the only option you may have left. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon will take a look at the process of removing a tooth and why it may be warranted to preserve your oral health.
For a number of people, increased exposure to oral health threats and other concerns will eventually lead them down a path of needing extraction and replacement so as to benefit their function and strength. Indeed, in an ideal world, implants would be unnecessary and we could go on living our lives with our natural teeth. For some, however, this simply cannot be the case. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon takes a look at the need for implant dentistry as well as what steps you can take to increase your post’s chances of success.
Procedures and prosthetic dental solutions such as implant-retained dentures or bridges are largely streamlined today through the adoption of radical practices and advanced dental technology. In the past, treatment used to be long and drawn out due to the need for multiple specialists in crafting your custom implant. Today, however, and in-house lab, minimally-invasive approach, and dedicated team can make your treatment simpler and more precise. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon discusses what the process is like when meeting with our team, and why it is important that patients have a full and informed planning stage.
It goes without saying that having a full set of teeth is everyone’s goal, and keeping that smile for life is an added benefit. In addition to the cosmetic appeal, a full grin supports proper oral function, protects your structures, and is overall beneficial for your oral health. In some cases, however, dangerous decay and infection can cause significant tooth loss that cannot be prevented. In situations such as these, having a custom restoration can help restore much of your function. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon discusses why function is important to your health, and how an All-On-4 denture can help.
Advances in dental technology and procedures make a number of treatments much more straight-forward and successful. Indeed, tooth loss is not a new phenomenon and has been impacting several individuals over the course of human existence. While implant restorations are not a new idea either, advances in their placement and other radical approaches make the process much smoother and more comfortable. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon discusses how our advanced approach eliminates any unnecessary trauma and makes receiving your implants a smoother process.
Having an in-house lab and all-in-one office makes the process of receiving your dental implant treatment that much smoother, as there is less time spent attempting to communicate between multiple offices. What’s more, you can ensure that the same excellent quality is maintained throughout the process, as having all the resources to create your custom restoration establishes consistency. That being said, your Fort Worth, TX oral surgeon uses today’s blog to discuss how other restorations such as dental bridges can also be implant-retained, and how doing so improves your overall oral function.