A Patient’s Guide to Sinus Lift

A Patient’s Guide to Sinus Lift

If you’re thinking about getting dental implants but don’t have enough bone in your upper jaw area, your dentist may recommend a sinus lift, and you probably have a lot of questions about this type of dental reconstruction. To help you prepare,...

Teeth in an Hour Dental Implants

Like most people who have lost some or all of their natural teeth to dental disease or trauma, you want to have a restoration placed as soon as possible. Perhaps having a gap in your smile makes you feel self-conscious or you find it more challenging to care for your...

Dental Implants for Children

Dental implants are a permanent restoration for missing teeth that replace the root as well as the tooth. Because children younger than teenagers do not yet have their permanent teeth, this option is generally not appropriate for them. However, older children who have...

Dental Implants vs. Bridges

You have various options for tooth replacement when you lose a single tooth or several teeth to dental disease or trauma to the mouth. Two of these options are dental implants and dental bridges. While each has pros and cons, dental implants tend to be the more...

Will Anyone Notice My New Dental Implants?

One of the common concerns that patients have when receiving new dental implants is whether others can notice that they have replacement teeth. It is easy to understand this concern when you consider that other tooth replacement options, such as dentures, retainers,...

How Long Can You Wait to Get a Tooth Implant?

If you are missing one of your natural teeth, a tooth implant makes an attractive and realistic looking replacement. Your oral surgeon also replaces the missing roots of your tooth to provide better stabilization of your jaw. People often feel interested in the idea...

Can You Get Dental Implants if You Have TMJ?

Developing temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is one of the risks of missing one or more teeth and not replacing them with dental implants or another restoration as soon as possible. The temporomandibular joints are what enable your jaw to open and close to eat,...