The answer to this common question is most assuredly, yes. Patients are frequently referred to Prosthodontists to “repair” their jaws, after having lost several teeth due to tooth fractures, failure of a root canals, extensive decay, and bone loss from periodontal disease. In some of these cases, the damage...
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...
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...
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...
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'...
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...
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...
If you are suffering from damaged, decayed or missing teeth, dental implants may be the ideal solution. The implants provide a strong foundation for custom-made replacement teeth that feel and look completely natural, and they are an effective, long-lasting solution for a variety of dental issues. In addition to supporting...