In a nutshell, dental implants are permanent replacements for missing teeth. The form they take depends mainly on the number of missing teeth, the strength of the jaw, and the patient’s overall health. At BC Perio, we want to help you understand your options for a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile, including improvements that… Continue reading What Are Dental Implants?
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When can I return to work after implant surgery?
As is the case with any surgery, planning for dental implant placement also entails preparations for what to do after the surgery. For many patients, that may involve requesting time off from work, and patients in that situation want to know what to expect. The surgery involved with dental implants has been fine-tuned over the… Continue reading When can I return to work after implant surgery?
Do dental implants mimic the natural tooth structure?
Although a tooth’s crown is the only part that can be seen, the entire structure contains other elements, including roots. When a tooth is extracted following an injury or cannot be saved from advanced decay, both the crown and the root are lost. Ideally, patients should choose a tooth replacement that replicates the entire tooth’s… Continue reading Do dental implants mimic the natural tooth structure?