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Do you have a gap in your teeth that often is the first thing people notice about your smile? Does that gap make you hesitate to smile in front of others? If the answers are yes, then you should consider the proven and effective cosmetic dental treatments that can...
A sinus lift is a procedure that moves the sinus membrane upward, allowing your oral surgeon to augment the amount of bone in the upper jaw. Sinus lifts take place in the rear of the mouth near the molars, as the upper jaw typically doesn’t have as much bone as the lower...
A dental implant is a tooth replacement that helps restore the appearance and function of your teeth. Dental implants are strong, lifelike, and can complete your smile when you having missing teeth. The actual implant consists of a small screw that’s inserted into the jaw onto which a dental crown will be placed....
When considering dental implants, patients often ask about the impact of preexisting conditions on being able to proceed with an implant treatment plan, with questions around diabetes and high blood pressure being some of the most common. Having high blood pressure or diabetes does not prevent you from having dental...
Getting older increases our risk for several health problems, including those with our oral health. Even if you’ve been taking great care of your smile for years, you could still experience an increased risk of tooth and gum problems as you age. Visiting your dentist can keep your smile...
When you smile, are you concerned with how your teeth will look? Do you avoid pictures because you don’t think your teeth are the greatest? As with other aspects of our appearance as we get older, our smiles can show signs of age. Over time, natural 'wear and tear'...
As a Prosthodontist, I am periodically called upon to render an opinion and then treatment with implants for children. The question arise from parents, are dental implants an appropriate treatment plan for my child? First of all, it is imperative that no dental implants are placed in children until they...
The sinus graft, sometimes called a sinus lift, makes it possible for many people to have dental implants when years ago there was no other option other than wearing loose dentures. If you have missing teeth and are considering dental implants to replace them, your dentist may tell you that...
If you’ve thought about getting dental implants, it’s not uncommon to consider the cost of the treatment when weighing your options. There is no doubt that dental implants cost more than dentures, bridges or crowns and many people find the cost of implants to be so high that they...
Teeth are tough, but they are not immune to chips, cracks and breaks. Activites from sports, to falling down to even something as simple and common as chewing can result in a chipped tooth. There is no reason to panic if you chip a tooth due to biting down...