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How will dental implants affect my life?

If you have one or more missing teeth, getting a tooth implant can greatly improve your quality of life. With your new tooth or teeth, you can smile, eat, and talk with confidence, as well as maintain the overall shape of your face by avoiding long-term bone atrophy. Why It’s Important to Replace Missing Teeth […]

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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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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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What is bone resorption?

When teeth are lost due to injury, decay, or other issues, one of the common side effects is bone resorption. This leads to significant decrease in the strength and thickness of the jawbone. A tooth implant can help prevent resorption and keep your jawbone healthy. What Causes Bone Resorption? When your tooth is intact, it […]

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Single Tooth Replacement: What Are My Options?

If you’ve lost even a single tooth, it can have a long-term impact on the overall health of your mouth. A tooth implant provides a natural-looking replacement that ensures your other teeth will remain properly aligned and will also help maintain the health of your jawbone. Why Replace a Single Tooth? You might think that […]

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Which Teeth Can Be Replaced by Dental Implants?

Any missing tooth can be replaced with a tooth implant. Whether you’re missing a single tooth in the front, three or four teeth in the back, or an entire arc of teeth on the top or bottom, dental implants can give you a new, natural-looking smile. How Do I Decide if Implants are Right for […]

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Consequences of a Single Tooth Loss

The loss of a single tooth hardly seems like a catastrophe. It’s just one tooth, right? However, even the loss of one tooth can lead to a domino effect that can cause additional tooth loss and other uncomfortable or detrimental side effects. For this reason, even if you have only lost one tooth, it is […]

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Do Dental Implants Mimic the Natural Tooth Structure?

For anyone who suffered a lost tooth, the adverse effects it can have on their smile can be quite significant, leading to a drain in self-confidence and a reluctance to laugh or smile. Missing teeth can, however, also affect the general health of a person’s mouth, and can eventually lead to further tooth loss. Tooth […]

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Structure of a Dental Implant

When considering treatment to replace a missing tooth, it’s important to consider a wide variety of factors. What will the replacement tooth look like? Will it work in the same way as a natural tooth? Will it fill in for the tooth’s entire structure or just the crown? That last question is particularly important, as […]

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History of Dental Implants

Although it might be believed that dental implants are a relatively new introduction into dental reconstruction techniques, the history of implant treatment stretches back much further in time, and ancient civilizations would use fragments of seashells, carved pebbles and stones, and other materials to replace missing teeth. In later times, cadavers were often scavenged and […]

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Do Certain Health Conditions Reduce Implant Success?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that a specialized dental surgeon installs to replace lost teeth. Tooth implants are permanent, and come with a number of advantages. They can be made to exactly match the surrounding teeth, so no one will be able to tell that the tooth is false. Dental implants don’t […]

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