Tag: dental implants

What are Dental Implants Dentures

It’s common knowledge that dental implants can be used to retain and support a set of dentures. In fact, one of the most asked-for products that we provide for our patients at The Dental Implant Place is dental implants dentures (sometimes called implant-supported dentures). Here are the most common questions we are asked about this procedure. How Does… Read more »

Denture Pain and Other Signs of Ill-fitting Dentures

For those who suffer from missing teeth, dentures are a great option to restore dental function, but when dentures are ill-fitting, they can be more cumbersome and painful than they’re worth. Properly fitting dentures are imperative to proper dental function and comfort. If you believe your dentures are ill-fitting, schedule a consultation with Fort Worth… Read more »

The Different Types of Dental Implants

We are often asked in our Fort Worth office about what kinds of dental implants we place. All dental implants are made out of similar material – titanium or titanium alloy, and while there are slight differences in the design between manufacturers, the majority of difference in implants comes in the size of diameter. So… Read more »

Can Bruxism Affect Dental Implant Success Rates?

Dental implants are an increasingly popular way to permanently and securely replace missing teeth. With optimum care, dental implants can last a lifetime, though the prosthetic tooth or teeth that are attached to the implant may need to be replaced at some point. There are, however, some situations that can significantly diminish your dental implant’s… Read more »

The Link between Smoking and Dental Implant Failure

When you undergo surgery for any reason, some risk factors can be particularly dangerous to your health and the ultimate success of your treatment. Smoking and tobacco use is one such factor that should always be avoided as much as possible, but this is particularly true of oral surgery.When patients have dental implants installed, for instance,… Read more »

Avoiding Infection after Dental Implant Surgery

As stable and durable as natural tooth roots, dental implants have become a natural choice to permanently replace teeth that have been lost to injury or decay. But successful dental implant surgery depends as much on proper aftercare as the surgery itself. At The Dental Implant Place, Steve Brown, DDS, has provided hundreds of Fort… Read more »

What Are Mini Dental Implants?

In our Fort Worth office, we are often asked about mini implants: what they are, what makes them unique, whether or not they are effective, and whether or not we place them. The answer is that our dentist, Dr. Steve Brown, places all kinds of implants, but he uses mini implants when they are needed… Read more »

How to Reduce Pain After Dental Implant Surgery

Because dental implants require surgery, many patients are concerned about the pain that could be associated with the procedure. Fortunately for most patients, recovery is relatively short and the initial discomfort is easily managed. Many people compare the procedure to a tooth extraction or a root canal. Dr. Steve Brown at the Dental Implant Place… Read more »

Do You Need a Bone Graft before Dental Implants?

Dental implants have helped many patients restore lost teeth through the natural support of their jaw and gums. With an implant procedure, patients can eat, speak, and smile again in comfort and confidence, while knowing their dental health has been preserved. Unfortunately, not everyone may be an immediate candidate for implants. A strong, healthy jaw must… Read more »

Why You Can Trust Dr. Steve Brown With Your Dental Implants

Why You Can Trust Dr. Steve Brown With Your Dental Implants When you’re searching for a doctor to perform your dental implant surgery, it’s important that you choose a dentist with experience, skill, and compassion. Dr. Steve Brown, the owner and practitioner of The Dental Implant Place, exemplifies all three. As a dentist who trains… Read more »