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3 Emerging Technologies That Improve Dental Implants

Historically speaking, implants are a recent blip on the centuries-long march of dental progress. But few innovations in dentistry can match the impact of implants in its short history Read More

You Can Have a Successful Implant Outcome if Your Diabetes is Under Control

Around one in ten U.S. adults have diabetes, a metabolic disease that can disrupt other aspects of a person's health like wound healing and vision. It could also cause Read More

Untreated Gum Disease Could Cost You Your Implant

Your teeth can take decades of daily biting and chewing and not miss a beat. But they do have a nemesis, dental disease, which can easily get the upper Read More

Implants Could Help You Keep Remaining Teeth Longer

It's a common practice among people slowly losing their teeth to have their remaining teeth removed. They find dentures to be less costly than replacing one tooth at a Read More

Implant-Supported Dentures Could Contribute to Better Bone Health

For generations, dentures have helped people avoid the dire consequences of total teeth loss. Now, implant technology is making them even better. Composed of life-like prosthetic teeth fixed within a Read More

Even Though not in the "Smile Zone" You Should Replace that Back Tooth

People often put a premium on appearance when deciding whether or not to replace a missing tooth. There's more motivation to replace one in the “smile zone,” where the Read More

Although Rare, Allergic Reactions to the Metal in Implants Could be a Concern

You’re considering dental implants and you’ve done your homework: you know they’re considered the best tooth replacements available prized for durability and life-likeness. But you do have one concern Read More

You Should Brush and Floss Around Your Implant to Ensure its Longevity

With a 95%-plus success rate, dental implants are an effective and durable replacement for lost teeth. But we can't place them and forget them: if you don't clean and Read More

Implants can Support a Total Tooth Replacement Restoration

You may be familiar with a dental implant used to replace a single tooth — but implant technology can do much more. Implants can also support other restorations including Read More

3 Possible Timing Scenarios for Getting Your New Implant

If you have a problem tooth we’ve recommended removing, those “Tooth in one day” ads—a tooth removed and an implant placed at the same time—might start to pique your Read More

A Team Approach to Implants Helps Ensure a Satisfying New Smile

Dental implants are among the most popular tooth replacements with their high success rate, durability and life-like beauty. But obtaining them is a process that requires commitment, planning, and Read More

Could a Metal Allergy Keep You From Getting a Dental Implant?

The dental implant is the closest thing in modern dentistry to a natural tooth. This is because an implant replaces more than the visible crown — it also replaces Read More

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More

Everyone has to face the music at some time — even John Lydon, former lead singer of The Sex Pistols, arguably England’s best known punk rock band. The 59-year Read More

Screw or Cement: Which is Best for Attaching Your Implant Crown?

If you’re in the initial planning stages for a dental implant, you may already be encountering a number of options to consider. One that may come up is how Read More

Consider Bone Health When Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

Losing permanent teeth is never good — unlike primary teeth, no natural replacements wait in the wings. But the good news is you have a number of options for Read More

3 Causes for Implant Failure and What You can do About Them

First introduced in the 1980s, dental implants are a popular and reliable tooth replacement option. Numerous studies show that after ten years 95% are still in place. Much of Read More

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