Temporary Or Forever: How Long Does A Dental Implant Last?

If you're thinking about replacing your missing tooth with a dental implant, chances are that you've already done some research. You're aware of the considerable benefits of dental implants (mostly that they look, feel, and function just like natural teeth), but you're probably also aware of the drawbacks—namely, that implants require a minor surgical procedure and some recuperation time. Because implantation involves surgery, it's natural to wonder if you'll need to repeat the process at any stage in the future. Read More 

Your Dental Implant Guide

Many people have missing teeth, but that doesn't mean you have to live without them. There are many ways to replace missing teeth, including dental implants. If you would like to know more about dental implants, keep reading. What Is a Dental Implant? Technically, a dental implant is a titanium artificial tooth root. It's inserted into the gums and jawbone like a real tooth. Over time, the area heals, and the bone fuses with the titanium implant. Read More 

4 Advantages Of Considering Dental Implants For Seniors

A dental implant is an effective solution for replacing one or more missing teeth without affecting any adjacent healthy, natural teeth. Its root is inserted into the jawbone and joins with your natural bone over time to become a secure anchor for your replacement tooth. Additionally, these implants are made of titanium, which is lightweight and highly bio-compatible. Below are four major advantages of dental implants for seniors.  1. Improve Speech Read More 

FAQs About Anterior Veneers And Dental Crowns

If you have discoloration, chips, and/or decay in your front teeth, you may be looking at your restorative options, such as dental crowns and veneers. Crowns are thicker than veneers and cover the entire tooth. Their main purpose is to repair decay and restore function. Veneers are thin shells that are mainly used to correct cosmetic issues on the anterior portion of a tooth. Some people may only need one or the other, but some patients and dentists may prefer a combination of both restorations. Read More 

Veneers Vs. Braces: How To Choose The Best Dental Treatment For Tooth Misalignment

Misaligned teeth can cause chewing problems and lower one's self-esteem, especially if the misalignment is on the front teeth. Choosing the right treatment for tooth misalignment can be an overwhelming process because of the many options. Two common treatments you will encounter are braces and veneers. Although they both address misalignment, these two dental treatments have various differences you should consider before making a choice. Here are the key factors to consider when comparing veneers to braces for dental misalignment. Read More