Category: Tooth Loss/Replacement

Getting Started: Tooth Replacement

Are you feeling unsure about how to proceed now that you are ready to replace your tooth? If so, we urge you to remember that every patient who experiences tooth loss goes through the same thing – you have an open space in your smile that you would like to fill but getting started proves… Read more »

Improving Traditional Dentures with Dental Implants

Replacing lost teeth is more than simply vanity; it is an active step in restoring your mouth’s proper function. Your ability to bite, chew, and speak clearly diminish with every tooth lost, and replacing them can help improve your overall quality of life after suffering tooth loss. With today’s advanced dental materials and techniques, tooth… Read more »

Am I The Only One With Tooth Loss?

If you have visited us because you are dealing with tooth loss, you may find yourself feeling a blend of emotions. Many of our patients feel most strongly that they are alone in their experience and that missing teeth is quite uncommon. Before you allow yourself to feel isolated, know something very important: An open… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Take Tooth Loss Lightly

When it comes to your smile, it’s okay to be biased. If your smile isn’t perfect, wanting it to be is a natural desire. When it comes to losing teeth, few people would consider the loss a trivial matter. Those that take a laissez-faire attitude about tooth loss often don’t realize the consequences of ignoring… Read more »

What is Oral-Systemic Health?

Hopefully, you understand that prevention is the best method to protecting your oral health. Most dental diseases are progressive, meaning they only grow worse once they develop until you actively stop them and treat the damage they’ve caused. However, not many people realize that preventing (or failing to prevent) the onset of dental disease can… Read more »

Strong Foundations for Dental Implant Placement

It’s hard to say what the worst thing about tooth loss is. On one hand, the gaps in your teeth can be unsightly and diminish your confidence, while on the other hand untreated tooth loss can lead to the deterioration of your smile’s foundation. Luckily, dental implants can help stave off the destruction of your… Read more »

Need an Extraction? Don’t Worry; It Can Help

Worried that you may need an extraction? Many patients require extractions at one point or another. While they may sound scary, they’re actually relatively simple procedures that can help leave you feeling more comfortable and confident with your smile. So, whether you’re tired of dealing with dental pain and want to find out, for sure,… Read more »

When It’s Too Late For Root Canal Treatment

Are you extremely concerned about your smile because you recently suffered a tooth infection, which resulted in a dental extraction? The bad news is that sometimes root canal therapy simply cannot save an infected tooth. The good news is that the problematic tooth is now out of your smile, so it can no longer cause… Read more »

Health Benefits Of Dental Implants

Has the idea of filling the open spaces in your smile with dental implants crossed your mind? Perhaps the simple advantage of replacing your entire tooth (from the root to the crown) is enough to send you reeling with excitement. On a deeper level, however, you may find yourself wondering if – and how –… Read more »

Surprising Facts About Tooth Loss

We often find that patients dealing with tooth loss visit us with a mind full of misinformation. In some cases, patients simply feel isolated as though they’re the only individuals in the world dealing with a missing tooth (which is simply not true). In other cases, patients feel excited about tooth replacement options like dental… Read more »