What are the first steps when considering dental implants?

If you have suffered with tooth loss, you might be overwhelmed by what to do next. Tooth loss is a distressing situation but it is important to replace your lost tooth as quickly as possible so that oral function isn’t disrupted and so that your oral health doesn’t suffer. If you have lost one or…

Wisdom Teeth: Should they stay or go?

Have you been told that you need to have your wisdom teeth removed? Perhaps you wonder why they need to be removed at all – especially if you don’t have any noticeable symptoms. Wisdom tooth removal is a very common procedure for young adults. Having your wisdom teeth (third molars) removed can help prevent a…

Will a wisdom tooth abscess go away on its own?

Have you been diagnosed with an abscessed wisdom tooth? Wisdom teeth commonly become abscessed because they do not normally erupt through the gums in healthy positions. An abscess requires quick professional treatment because the tooth that has abscessed needs to be removed through a surgical procedure called an extraction. A tooth, when badly damaged, cannot…

When can I return to work after receiving a dental implant?

Dental implants make for excellent replacement teeth because they are durable, biocompatible, and low maintenance. Receiving a dental implant is an oral surgery but resuming normal daily activities like going to work or school varies from person to person. The nature of your work along with whether strong sedation/analgesics were needed during your procedure will…

All-on-4: How strong will my replacement teeth be?

All-on-4 is an increasingly popular option for edentulous patients to fully restore their smiles in a single appointment. The procedure requires just four dental implants to support an entire prosthetic arch. However, patients may wonder how strong their replacement teeth will be with All-on-4, especially if they’re upgrading from conventional dentures that weren’t terribly effective…

Improve Your Quality of Life with Dental Implants

Dental implants have a dramatic effect on improving the quality of life of patients who have suffered tooth loss. These state-of-the-art tooth replacement devices provide patients with a host of benefits. Of course, many patients who work with an oral surgeon to get dental implants are concerned about restoring their smile’s beautiful appearance. Whether they…

4 Things You May Not Know About Dental Implants

Are you considering getting dental implants to replace one or more missing teeth? Make sure that you have all of the facts that you need in order to make the treatment decision that is best for you. Here are four things you may not know about dental implants. Dental implants are not susceptible to cavities…

Are there food restrictions with tooth implants?

Patients who are pondering a tooth replacement are likely to consider the device’s effects on many aspects of their lives, including their diet. If you want to continue to enjoy as many foods as possible after tooth loss, you should investigate the possibility of getting a tooth implant, which is the only structurally complete tooth…

What is a soft tissue impacted tooth?

A soft tissue impacted tooth means that a tooth is “stuck” in the gums. While there may be adequate room for a tooth to emerge through the jaw, there is not enough room for the gums to pull away from teeth to expose its structure fully. Soft tissue impaction commonly occurs with wisdom teeth. This…

Smile Confidently with Tooth Implants

Living with missing teeth takes a toll on a person’s entire life. From having difficulty eating food to feeling incomplete, missing one or more teeth can negatively affect every facet of one’s well-being. Fortunately, a tooth implant can replace a missing tooth to restore oral function and the aesthetics of a smile. Dental implants have…