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,...

How Do Implant Teeth Change the Shape of Your Face?

Whether you are missing one or several of your natural teeth, you may be considering implant teeth to replace them. Dental implants are a popular choice and an excellent option for teeth restoration for several reasons. Some of the most common ones include that they...

Why Implant Dentistry is the Right Choice for You

It is important to consider your treatment options carefully when you no longer have some or all of your natural teeth. This typically includes getting implant dentistry or removable dentures to replace the teeth you have lost. Although you probably want to have your...

Are Dental Implants Better than Dentures?

If you are missing some of all of your natural teeth or face having them all pulled, you need to consider your treatment options. These typically include getting full-mouth dental implants or removable dentures to replace the teeth you have lost. Although you probably...

Are Dental Implants Necessary?

Whether it is due to dental decay, trauma to the mouth, gum disease, or an another oral health issue, tooth loss is a common problem. Depending on the location of the missing tooth, you probably want to receive an artificial replacement as soon as possible for...

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

With the right care, dental implants can last 15 years and potentially up to 25 years. They are the most permanent solution for missing teeth on the market. Wondering if they are right for you? Here’s what you need to consider. How Long Do Dental Implants Last?...

5 Myths About Dental Implants

There are a few myths swirling around the concept of dental implants, and sometimes we find that patients are hesitant to get implants because they have heard some of the myths. To help you make well informed decisions about your oral health, we’ve put together...

How Safe is Implant Dentistry?

You may have been considering dental implants for a while now, but one question may be weighing heavily on your mind: is implant dentistry safe? This is a question we are asked often at Greater Atlanta Oral and Facial Surgery. Let’s explore the topic, shall we?...

How to Maintain Your Dental Implants

Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth. They are a much more stable, permanent, and comfortable option than dentures, and they make your smile look beautiful and natural. However, even though these are dental prosthetics, you need to take care of...

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?

Dental implants are a permanent solution to missing teeth. They feature a synthetic root that goes into your gum and fuses with your bone, as well as a crown or cap that appears above the gum line. They can be made from a variety of materials depending on your needs...