Things that Affect a Healthy Jawbone

When it comes to caring for your smile, most of the attention is often on your teeth and gum tissues. For example, routine care involves keeping them clean of oral bacteria, and the two most common dental health issues are tooth decay and gum disease. However, your jawbone’s health and integrity are equally important, and there are many different things that can affect it. At our Ft. Worth, TX, office, our goal is to help you optimize every aspect of your oral health, including that of your smile’s foundation. (more…)

3 Things You Risk by Waiting to Replace Lost Teeth

There are some obvious things that result from tooth loss, and they’ll remain obvious for as long as you wait to replace your lost teeth. For example, your smile’s appearance will continue to be affected, as well the overall balance of your bite and, in some cases, your ability to pronounce all of your words clearly. There are also things you won’t realize at first, like the loss of your teeth roots, that can pose growing risks to your immediate and long-term oral health. At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we can help you address all of the concerns surrounding tooth loss, both obvious and not, by designing an appropriate, highly customized dental implant restoration. (more…)

What to Ask Before Choosing Dental Implants

Dental implants are the only thing different between a traditional dental restoration and an implant-supported one. Yet, what exactly does that mean, and is it important enough to consider dental implants even if you already wear a restoration? At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, our focus is helping patients rebuild their smiles after tooth loss with the utmost realism. That means giving your restoration the lifelike support it deserves by replacing your lost teeth roots with one or more dental implant posts. Today, we answer a few common questions that patients often have when considering a dental implant restoration. (more…)

What Does Good Hygiene Mean when You Have Dental Implants?

After replacing your lost teeth with dental implants, your new, fully restored smile has a better chance at remaining healthy for life. However, the success of your dental implants and implant-supported restoration depend largely on how well you care for them after they’re in place. The good news is that, by closely mimicking your healthy, natural tooth structures, dental implant restorations have a minimal impact on your daily hygiene routines. At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we can help you ensure that your dental implants last with a few tips on how to care for your new smile for life. (more…)

What Does Gum Disease Have to Do with Tooth Loss?

Sometimes, rebuilding your smile after tooth loss isn’t as simple as just replacing the teeth you’ve lost. Tooth loss occur for a number of different reasons, but the most common is severe gum disease, which erodes the gums and jawbone structure that support your teeth. Before replacing them at our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, you may have to get gum disease under control to prevent it from compromising your tooth replacement, as well. (more…)

How Long Do Dental Implants Really Last?

Despite the fact that it still happens occasionally, tooth loss is often highly preventable. That’s because your healthy, natural teeth are designed to last for life. As long as you keep them consistently clean, healthy, and free of disease, you have an excellent chance at preserving them and avoiding tooth loss. If you do lose a tooth, its replacement should come as close to that strength and durability as possible, which can only be accomplished with the support of a root-like dental implant posts. At our Ft. Worth, TX, office, we not only perform high-quality dental implant placement and restoration, but can also give you the tools and knowledge you need to make your dental implants last. (more…)

What Matters Most When Replacing Lost Teeth?

If you’ve lost one or more teeth, then replacing them is the most important thing to your smile’s health and integrity. However, not all tooth replacement options are equal, and how you choose to rebuild your smile will have a lifelong impact on your oral health (including your ability to avoid losing more teeth). At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we know that what matters most when replacing your lost teeth is designing a restoration that closely matches your unique needs and preferences. (more…)

3 Ways We Streamline Your Dental Implant Placement

The best dental health treatments are those that not only restore or improve your smile, but also use the most advanced technologies, materials, and techniques to provide optimal results. At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we’ve made that our goal while focusing exclusively on dental implant treatment to help rebuild our patients’ smiles. Today, we examine three of the many ways in which we can help streamline your dental implant placement and restoration, and help ensure highly lifelike results for your smile. (more…)

What Does It Mean to Get Implants In a Day?

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to replacing your lost teeth with dental implants. Fortunately, their advantages are well-known and most people recognize the importance of replacing their lost teeth roots. But, other factors, such as how long it takes between receiving your implant posts and being able to wear your new restoration, can also impact your dental implant treatment process. At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we can offer new teeth in just one day with our same-day dental implant restorations. Using advanced in-house technology, we can craft a high-quality temporary restoration that allows you to enjoy your new smile on the same day that you receive your dental implant posts. (more…)

When Jawbone Grafting Is Necessary (and When It Isn’t)

At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we offer a full complement of dental implant services, from designing your treatment to placing and restoring your dental implant posts. For patients who require it, we can also perform jawbone grafting for your upper ridge (sinus lift) or lower jawbone (ridge augmentation). The procedure may help you fortify your jawbone to make placing your dental implants more successful. Yet, with our minimally invasive approach to treatment, we can help many patients avoid the need for grafting and still enjoy the many benefits of dental implants. (more…)