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Looking for a Solution for Missing Teeth? Dental Implants May be the Answer!

Dental implants are becoming increasingly popular, and you may hear about them and what they can do. How do they work? How long does it take?

The Initial Exam

First, we’ll refer you to an oral surgeon who will arrange a consultation. They will perform a thorough examination of your teeth, take 3-D images, and discuss your personal oral health concerns. The specifics to consider are:

  • How many teeth are missing? One? Several? Dental implants can work in either case. If all your teeth are missing, then we may consider a different option, such as dentures or implant-supported dentures.
  • Are your teeth healthy? If your remaining teeth are healthy, then you may be a ...

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Should You Replace a Missing Tooth? Here are 3 Signs That Point to Yes!

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When we are little, losing a tooth is a fantastic event! We even call in the tooth fairy to celebrate. But tooth loss later in life is nothing to cheer about.

Not only are you now missing a tooth, but your self-esteem can suffer. You may find it difficult to face the day, go to work, and talk with new people when your smile is not what you would like it to be.

3 Reasons to Consider Tooth Replacement

Of course, replacing the tooth is not mandatory, but there are many signs to indicate when it’s the best choice for you.

  • You want to eat more comfortably - Each of your teeth plays a ...

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Missing Teeth – Why They’re a Problem and How We Can Help

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If you’ve ever lost a tooth, you know that it can be a pretty devastating experience.

The result is the same whether the tooth is lost due to decay or some kind of dental trauma like a sports injury; you have a gaping space in your mouth, and you’re certain it’s the only thing people notice when they see you.

Yes, a missing tooth is unattractive, and this can have a major effect on your lifestyle. When a tooth is missing, you will probably also find it difficult to speak clearly, and eating certain types of foods may be all but impossible.

In addition to these problems, your overall oral health can also ...

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Improve Your Smile and Your Life with Dental Implants

Does tooth loss make you want to hide your smile? Empty spaces in your mouth can certainly have a negative impact on your self-confidence, but they’re not good for your oral health either.

Fortunately, advances in dental technology have provided us with dental implants, a remarkable tooth replacement option. You may have only recently learned about dental implants, but they have actually been used successfully for many years with a 98 percent success rate!

What Does a Dental Implant Do?

A dental implant is a replacement tooth that looks and functions just like a natural tooth. A small titanium post is placed in the jawbone to replace the root of your missing tooth. ...

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5 Facts You Should Know Before Deciding on Dental Implants!

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We take for granted all the work our teeth do until one is lost. All your teeth work together, so losing the function of even one tooth can cause discomfort when you try to eat your favorite foods. Teeth also help to support your facial structure, so a missing tooth can cause you to look older and make you feel self-conscious about your appearance.

Our goal is to help you find a tooth replacement solution so you can get back to enjoying life again. You do have options to consider, but the preferred method for tooth replacement is dental implants.

Even if you have heard of implants, you may not know how ...

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