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 […]0 Comment +Read More
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 […]0 Comment +Read More
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 […]0 Comment +Read More
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 […]0 Comment +Read More
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 […]0 Comment +Read More
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 […]0 Comment +Read More
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 […]0 Comment +Read More
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 […]0 Comment +Read More
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 […]0 Comment +Read More
Dental implants are made of titanium and porcelain, neither of which can be affected by cavities. However, it’s very important to keep your gums healthy both before and after you receive implants. One of the most common causes of implant failure is gum disease, so healthy gums are a must if you have implants. Dental […]0 Comment +Read More
Dental implants are an excellent option for tooth replacement, giving you a natural look and comfortable new teeth that are permanent and stationary. They are also long-lasting, and should provide you with a bright, perfect smile for many years to come. The Advantages of Dental Implants If you have missing teeth, it’s important to have […]0 Comment +Read More
What Are Dental Implants? A dental implant is a synthetic tooth root that is installed by a specialized dental surgeon to substitute for lost teeth. Tooth implants are permanent, and come with a number of advantages. They are constructed with precision to look like the surrounding teeth, so no one will be able to notice […]0 Comment +Read More
The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas provides well versed oral surgery options to go hand in hand with your orthodontic treatment. Emphasis Oral Surgery to Prepare for Orthodontic Treatment Sometimes, before you start your treatment, oral surgery is needed. This may include extractions of baby teeth at an appropriate age, that have not […]0 Comment +Read More
While many people believe that dental implants offer a relatively new way to replace missing teeth, the truth is that dental implant treatment is not a recent invention. In ancient times, people would use bits of seashells, carved pebbles, stones, and other materials to replace missing teeth. Later, teeth were removed from cadavers and used […]0 Comment +Read More
If you have missing teeth, the best choice for tooth replacement is dental implants. In addition to being very natural looking, comfortable, and permanent, implants can be placed without making any modifications to adjacent teeth—a major advantage over the traditional crown and bridge technique. How Are Dental Implants Placed? Dental implants are placed by an […]0 Comment +Read More
The loss of a single tooth or many teeth due to decay, disease, or trauma can negatively impact your self-esteem and compromise your overall dental health. When a tooth is lost, the remaining teeth shift toward that open space. This can lead to a ‘bad bite’ or malocclusion that can affect how you eat and […]0 Comment +Read More
There are many reasons why people have missing teeth including tooth decay, trauma, and aging. While tooth loss is common, having missing teeth can have adverse effects on both your dental health and overall life quality. Additionally, when you have gaps in your smile, you may lose a great deal of confidence and self-esteem, as […]0 Comment +Read More
If you have missing teeth, you might be considering dental implants. One thing that can make you a good candidate for this very effective form of tooth replacement is a strong jawbone. However, if you have lost some of the mass in your jawbone over time, bone grafts can help. Why Are Bone Grafts Necessary? […]0 Comment +Read More
The Center for Oral Surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada strives to offer a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Our services include corrective jaw surgery, wisdom tooth removal, and the diagnosis of facial pain, facial injuries and more. We also offer dental implants, which are changing the way our patients live. Dr. Carlos Letelier […]0 Comment +Read More
Throughout the course of a lifetime, teeth may be lost for many reasons including decay, gum disease and accidents. While losing just one tooth may seem unimportant, single tooth loss can actually start a chain reaction in the mouth. The loss of a single tooth can compromise your eating habits, speech and appearance. When a […]0 Comment +Read More
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