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Is It Best to Get Dental Implants Before or After Orthodontic Treatment?

Orthodontic treatment is often recommended for patients who experience malocclusions, also known as a bad bite. Many people associate orthodontic treatment with braces and teens, but it’s increasingly common for adults to seek orthodontic help such as wisdom teeth removal these days as well. When you have missing teeth and are considering dental implants to […]

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Improve Your Chances of a Successful Dental Implant Recovery

Dental implants make it so people with missing permanent teeth do not necessarily have to turn to dentures in order to smile, speak, and eat confidently. Dental implant surgery depends largely on the successful integration of surgical titanium posts into the jawbone, which is a process known as osseointegration. If not completed or taken care […]

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Common causes of tooth loss

Tooth loss is not unusual, particularly as we age. We can lose our teeth in a variety of ways, whether from tooth decay or trauma. With today’s state-of-the-art tooth replacement options, including dental implants, you can regain your smile no matter what causes your tooth loss. What are the Most Common Causes of Tooth Loss? […]

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Enjoy Your Favorite Foods With Dental Implants

It’s easy to take for granted all of the hard work your natural teeth do while you’re speaking and eating. It’s only when the permanent teeth start to fall out that people realize how important the teeth really are. Missing teeth cause a change in bite pattern and strength. Dentures have long been used to […]

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Does Having Periodontal Disease Mean I Cannot Get Dental Implants?

Las Vegas dental implants are a very popular tooth replacement option that many people choose. During the process of placing a dental implant, the oral surgeon implants a small titanium rod into the gum tissue. Then a healing process takes place to allow the implant to bond with the jawbone so that strong support is […]

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The Structure of a Tooth Implant

Tooth replacements have come a long way since the old days. While tooth replacements used to be crudely sanded slabs of oxen bone, we can now use modern dental technology to provide a natural looking, functional, and strong tooth replacement that’s hard to tell from the original – and dental implants represent the most advanced […]

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What Happens If I Don’t Get Dental Implants

Implant dentistry was first introduced in the US in the 1960s as a permanent solution to tooth loss, and since then it’s grown to be one of the most popular treatments for tooth loss today. But patients often ask us if treatment is really necessary – while missing a tooth is certainly an inconvenience, is […]

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Why We Recommend Dental Implants

Damaged or missing teeth can pose several problems, including unfavorable appearance and improper functionality. There are a variety of options available to resolve these issues, and the right option is largely dependent upon your needs as a patient. With that being said, there is one solution that seems to prevail, providing full functionality and allowing […]

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When can I return to work after implant surgery?

Dental implants require a surgical procedure in which the implant is placed directly into the jawbone. Because you are undergoing oral surgery, you should take some time to rest and heal immediately afterward. This usually means a day or two away from work, as well as a few days of a modified diet. Recovery after […]

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Dental Implants Can Stop Jawbone Atrophy

Today, a growing number of people are choosing Las Vegas dental implants to replace missing teeth over other tooth replacement options like bridges and dentures. Not only do dental implants look great and blend in with the patient’s natural smile, but dental implants can also encourage bone regeneration in the jaw. A tooth can be […]

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What Contributes to the Long-Term Success of Dental Implants?

Since their introduction in the 1960s, dental implants have quickly gained favor as a simple, effective, and long-lasting treatment for missing teeth and tooth replacement. With proper care, they can last for decades, giving you a complete smile for years to come. But what factors influence the long-term success of dental implants? How can you […]

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Do Dental Implants Look Natural?

Anyone who’s ever suffered from a lost tooth knows how problematic it can be. A missing tooth can drain self-confidence and self-esteem, and can even make someone reluctant to laugh, smile, or show their teeth at all. In addition to the psychological drawbacks, missing teeth can impair tooth alignment, affect the general health of a […]

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How dental implants can reduce long-term dental costs

A common objection to dental implants is that they can be expensive. However, they are the best possible option for tooth replacement, and in the long term, they can reduce your overall dental costs and contribute to long-term better health. Advantages of Dental Implants Implant dentistry has provided the highest quality, most effective approach to […]

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Dental Implants for Renewed Self Confidence and Peace of Mind

At Las Vegas OMS, our mission is to help our patients achieve a healthy, beautiful, and complete smile. We believe a beautiful smile is about more than just functional and health benefits – it provides a boost of confidence and self esteem that greatly impacts a person’s quality of life. Consequently, if a patient loses […]

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Stop jawbone atrophy with dental implants

Dental implants are a permanent option for tooth replacement. They provide a natural-looking, stationary set of new teeth that will allow you to eat normally without any concerns about your teeth moving or falling out. They also help stimulate jawbone growth, preventing the atrophy that accompanies long-term tooth loss. Dental Implants and How They Work […]

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Many Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

When you are missing one or more of your natural teeth, you have several options for restoring your smile including dental implants. Today, dental implants are often the first choice among patients with missing teeth as these permanent tooth replacements offer many benefits. Here are a few good reasons to consider replacing your missing teeth […]

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Clenching Teeth: Am I Still a Candidate for Implants?

Implant dentistry is one of the best treatments on the market for helping to replace lost or missing teeth, as it provides a strong, lifelike replacement tooth that lasts a lifetime. But while implants are durable in most situations, there are some conditions that can create issues for them – and one of those is […]

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Can I replace both upper and lower teeth with All-on-4?

The best way to replace a missing tooth is with a tooth implant. However, in some cases the jawbone has atrophied too extensively to provide a sufficient foundation for implants. If you have this problem, the All-on-4 implant procedure might provide the answer. What is All-on-4? With traditional dental implants, each individual tooth is replaced […]

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Dental Implants Can Make You Look Young Again

It is common for people who’ve lost teeth due to tooth decay, injuries, accidents or other reasons to shrug off. Some think that losing teeth is just a natural part of the aging process and therefore do nothing to replace the teeth they’re missing. However, there are many people who choose to replace missing teeth […]

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Will My Dental Implants Last a Lifetime?

At The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, patients often ask us if dental implants will last a lifetime. There is no doubt that dental implants are the best option for replacing missing teeth as they are nearly as durable as natural teeth with one of their benefits being longevity. In theory, dental implants […]

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