Why can’t children get dental implants?

Now that dental implants have become the most popular method for replacing teeth, you probably have some questions about how they benefit oral health and who is a candidate for receiving them. Dental implants are incredibly lifelike replacement teeth that can last throughout a patient’s life. Since implants are permanent and rely on well-developed bone…

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Will Dental Implants Work for Me?

Implant dentistry is the most advanced, most effective approach to modern-day tooth replacement. Implants provide realistic-looking, permanent prosthetics to replace your missing teeth. They also help maintain the health of your jawbone. If you have missing teeth, you should talk to our dentist to see if you’re a good candidate for implants, as some conditions…

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Can Periodontal Disease be Prevented?

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is one of the most common causes of tooth loss. Fortunately, it can be prevented with diligent dental care. If you do have problems with your gums, your periodontist can provide treatment that can help you keep your teeth. Keeping Your Gums Healthy Gum disease, like tooth decay, occurs because…

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What is the lifespan of a dental implant?

Dental implants are typically comprised of two major components: the implant, which serves as the root for the missing tooth, and the crown, which provides the appearance of a natural tooth. The tooth implant that serves as the root replacement is often made of titanium or a titanium alloy and coated to encourage osseointegration; the…

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