Category: Tooth Loss

Dental Implant vs. Dental Bridge for Single Tooth Replacement

While tooth loss naturally poses a number of risks to your oral health, the loss of a single tooth isn’t as much of a hassle as it used to be. That’s because patients have long been able to regain the function of their bite and the confident appearance of their smiles with a lifelike prosthesis,… Read more »

Why Tooth Extraction Is Only the First Part

The goal of keeping your smile healthy for life is to preserve your healthy, natural teeth. So, if your dentist tells you that you need to extract a tooth, then it can seem like you’ve failed in that goal. While some cases of tooth extraction can be prevented, others can’t (such as severe damage from… Read more »

What Do You Know About Tooth Loss?

If you lose a tooth, you won’t instinctively know what to do about it. That’s largely because tooth loss isn’t a natural, inevitable thing. In fact, many cases of tooth loss could be prevented with better hygiene and preventive dentistry practices. The problem is that many people don’t know enough about tooth loss to understand… Read more »

What Do You Really Know About Tooth Loss?

Unless you’re speaking with someone who’s recently lost teeth, or are specifically worried about it yourself, you might not speak much about tooth loss. Even if you don’t talk about it, though, you may instinctively realize that it is, or one day may be, a real threat to your oral health. Fortunately, it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Can a Prosthetic Dentist Complete Your Smile?

If you have recently lost a tooth, you may still be struggling to rebound from the loss, emotionally, especially if it was unexpected or due to a trauma. Unfortunately, the longer you wait to take action, the more likely you are to face additional problems because of the loss, such as alignment problems and even… Read more »

Give Yourself What You Really Want with a Dental Implant

Is the only thing you really want this Christmas, a complete smile? If you’ve been struggling with a missing tooth or teeth, you probably already know your prosthetic dentist can help. But what you may not realize is that there are some wonderful new ways of completing a smile. Dental implants are one option many… Read more »

Single Tooth Implants: The Basics

Dealing with tooth loss can make you feel a lot of different things: Embarrassment regarding the appearance of your smile, frustration with daily hygiene when food becomes stuck in open spaces, disappointment in your ability to speak articulately, and even exhaustion when it comes to attempting to chew foods successfully. While the immediate ramifications of… Read more »

Missing Teeth: How to Keep Your Smile

Although missing teeth are usually associated with growing older, anyone, at any age, can experience tooth loss, also known as edentulism. Tooth loss can significantly impact more than just your smile. Many people experiencing edentulism also report emotional or psychological distress as a result of discomfort in personal and social situations, where they feel a… Read more »

What to Know About Dental Implants

If you’re considering dental implants to replace the one or more teeth you’ve lost, then you might already know that the prosthetic teeth roots may be the best way to support your dental crown, bridge, or denture. As the strongest parts of your body, your teeth owe much of their strength to the roots that support… Read more »

3 Ways Dental Implants Improve Your Replacement Teeth

Made from realistic-looking materials and highly-advanced diagnostic technology, today’s modern replacement teeth aspire to look and perform like healthy, natural teeth. To do so, however, they must restore a lost tooth’s entire structure, including the root that was embedded within your jawbone. Dental implants, which are root-shaped prostheses made from biocompatible titanium, are innovative anchors… Read more »