Month: October 2020

The Benefits of All-On-Four Dental Implants

Tooth loss can be difficult for many individuals. Not only does it affect your smile’s appearance, but the functionality is compromised as well. When you are missing a tooth or even multiple teeth, the gaps can affect the balance of your bite. Additionally, the lack of a root also prevents your jawbone from its purpose… Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Preserve Your Smile

Tooth loss can negatively impact individuals in more ways than one. For example, having missing oral structures can open the path for harmful bacteria to infect the teeth and gums, it can result in the deterioration or erosion of the jaw structure as the lack of roots from the teeth are no longer present, and… Read more »

Reasons Why Losing Teeth Is a Serious Concern

Tooth loss is often considered the worst-case scenario for a variety of different oral health concerns. Because of this, it’s important to address any oral health concern as soon as possible, before it can lead to significantly higher risks of tooth loss. Yet, the ways in which tooth loss can seriously impact your smile and… Read more »

Why Some Teeth Need to Be Surgically Extracted

While tooth extraction isn’t something that’s often recommended to address most dental issues, it’s typically a simple procedure whenever it is performed. Generally speaking, extracting a tooth means grasping its visible crown structure and gently loosening its root within its socket. Once it’s loose, the tooth can be carefully pulled out of the socket and… Read more »

A Long-Term Look at Tooth Loss and Dental Implants

The consequences of losing one or more teeth can continue to impact your smile even long after you’ve already dealt with it. Most traditional tooth replacement options, including conventional dental bridges and dentures, are designed to address most of these consequences, such as the change to your smile’s appearance and the impact to your bite’s… Read more »

Conditions that May Increase Your Risks of Tooth Loss

For most adults who experience tooth loss, it’s often the result of an underlying concern with the health and integrity of their oral tissues and structures. For example, a chronic case of gum disease (or periodontal disease) can lead to enough damage to your gums and dental ridge that tooth loss becomes inevitable. Or, a… Read more »

Why Some People Need Jawbone Grafting

When it comes to personalized oral health care, there are many treatments that you’ll never need to undergo. However, some of the less commonly recommended oral health procedures are also those that, when recommended, can be the most essential measures for preserving and protecting your long-term oral health. For example, there are multiple conditions that… Read more »

Common Dental Conditions that Can Lead to Oral Surgery

When patients require oral surgery to address a specific oral health concern, it’s often for a serious condition that their general dentists can’t successfully address in their offices. However, for many patients, their condition wasn’t always that serious, and oral surgery wasn’t always the necessary course of action. Today, we examine how a few common… Read more »

The Difference that Dental Implants Make for Your Smile

These days, people have a several different options for rebuilding their smiles after they’ve experienced tooth loss. In most cases, the choice mainly comes down to how many teeth you’ve lost, which can determine whether you need a dental bridge, partial denture, or complete denture to replace them. However, for many patients, there’s another, more… Read more »