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My Dental Implant is Loose, What Should I Do?

As highly reliable, permanent replacements for missing teeth, the vast majority of dental implants are successful. In fact, the success rate for dental implants is between 95 – 98%, which is one of the many reasons implants are so popular. However, just like the natural teeth, implants can suffer trauma wherein they become loose. There […]

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How often will I have to have my dental implants checked?

Dental implants are the most advanced, state-of-the-art type of tooth replacement. It’s important to have your new implants checked on a regular basis to be sure they have bonded properly with the jawbone and to be sure no inflammation is occurring in the gums. Initially, your dentist might prefer to have you visit more often […]

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Lost Back Molars: Are Dental Implants an Option?

If you are missing back molars, you should speak to a dentist that provides Las Vegas dental implants as you can replace any missing teeth with implants including back molars. Your back molars help you chew food properly and they also affect your overall bite while easing some of the excessive pressure put on the […]

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When Can I Return to Work After a Dental Implant Procedure?

Undergoing treatment for dental implants in Las Vegas should be treated much the same way as undergoing any other surgical procedure. So how long do you need to tell your boss you’re going to be out of commission? That depends on the procedures you’re facing.  What the Procedure Entails The dental implant procedure itself involves […]

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Dental Implants: What will happen without treatment?

Dental implants are the best choice to replace missing teeth. If you choose not to replace your teeth, you can develop long-term problems that affect your bite and your remaining teeth, including the possibility of losing even more teeth. What Happens if I Do Not Replace Missing Teeth? Missing teeth are fairly common, and can […]

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Do dental implants mimic the natural tooth structure?

If you have missing teeth, a tooth implant is the best choice for tooth replacement. An implant includes an artificial root as well as a functional crown, providing stability, longevity, and a natural appearance. The Structure of Dental Implants Dental implants are the only form of tooth replacement that includes an artificial tooth root. Dentures […]

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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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COVID-19 Updates

A COVID-19 message and well wishes from the Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas to all of our patients.

The health and safety of our patients and staff is our number one priority. Per CDC guidelines we will be continuing with or instituting the following measures. Other measures will be instituted as guided by the authorities.

  • Our staff will be wearing enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • We will be monitoring the health of employees and keeping home any employee who displays symptoms of COVID-19.
  • We will be providing services by appointment only and communicating any special instructions to the patient for the appointment (i.e. face covering).
  • We will be limiting the number of people allowed inside the office at any given time.
  • We will be requiring temperature checks and health screenings for patients before entering the office.
  • We will be limiting the contact between the administrative staff and the patients, such as eliminating check-in forms and receipts when possible.

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