Tag: Steve Brown DDS

Dental Implants and Dry Mouth

There are many factors that put the teeth at risk of decay. Fortunately, saliva is the mouth’s natural cleansing mechanism. It keeps the mouth moist and rinses away harmful bacteria and food particles. However, for patients who suffer from dry mouth, there is insufficient saliva flow and the teeth are left vulnerable to dental problems…. Read more »

Are You Too Old or Too Young for Dental Implants?

If you are missing teeth, you may be researching various treatment options. Dental implants are highly lifelike and permanent replacements for missing teeth. They can also protect your overall oral health for decades to come. However, because implants involve surgical placement, you may be unsure about your candidacy for this treatment. Does your age preclude you from… Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Retain Your Dentures

Many people don’t know that dental implants can be used to retain dentures on both the upper and lower arches. This type of prosthesis goes by a number of different names, but it is most commonly referred to as dental implant supported dentures. In our Fort Worth office, we simply call this type of treatment… Read more »

3 Ways You Benefit From Our In House Dental Lab

If you are considering dental implants to improve your oral health and quality of life, you should be aware of the advantages of receiving treatment from an office with an in-house dental lab. Our Fort Worth practice, The Dental Implant Place, has such a lab, which is essential in allowing us to perform all of… Read more »

Dental Implants and Diabetes

For those who are missing one or more of their teeth, dental implants are a popular choice for restoring dental appearance and function. However, dental implants are not suitable for all people. Typically, those with uncontrolled diabetes don’t make good candidates for dental implant treatment, but, just because you have diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t… Read more »

Avoid the Need for Dentures Realignment with Dental Implants

If you currently wear a removable dental prosthetic, you may have to get it realigned periodically. Because your jawbone and gums recess over time, your denture will become lose. This may cause embarrassing slippage, and it may impair your dental function. However, advanced implant supported dentures can protect the natural structure of your jawbone. Patients… Read more »

The Possible Side Effects of Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implants can permanently replace the roots of missing teeth, offering a secure anchor for restorations and improvement to dental function and appearance. Dental implant surgery is a relatively minor procedure, however, it does carry some potential risks and side effects. To discuss your personal risks, we welcome you to schedule a consultation with Fort… Read more »

What Do Dental Implants Cost?

There is little question that dental implants are the strongest and most durable treatment option for patients who have experienced adult tooth loss. While the benefits of dental implants are clear, many patients are reluctant to undergo treatment because of the cost. It is true that dental implants are one of the more costly dental… Read more »

7 Steps to Take After Your Teeth Extractions

Sometimes our patients don’t qualify for our same day tooth extractions and dental implants. This could be due to their unique bone anatomy, or it could be due to pre-existing oral health complications that require them to heal before dental implants can be placed. Therefore, it’s important that you know the correct way to take… Read more »

Restore Your Smile and Dental Function with Full Mouth Reconstruction

The state of our teeth and oral health can either be a source of embarrassment or pride. When you suffer from dental damage, smiling or being close to other people can make you feel self conscious about your appearance. Fortunately, full mouth reconstruction treatments can improve dental appearance, restore oral health, and allow you to… Read more »