Implant Dentures On Only Three Posts!

santa rosa trefoil implant denturesWe’ve talked about how we support a full set of dentures on only four dental implant posts, but did you know a full set could be supported with just three? The Trefoil™ system is a great choice for people who have lost mass and density in their jawbone, and don’t want to undergo bone grafting before receiving a new smile. In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons talk about the Trefoil™ system.

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Let’s Talk About Full Arch Restoration

santa rosa full arch restorationWhen you lose most of your teeth, or all of them, this could cause trouble eating and speaking. To address the lost teeth and restore your ability to smile with confidence, you may need a full arch restoration. In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons will explain how we rebuild lost jawbone structure and secure a fixed denture.

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Supporting A Bridge With Dental Implants

santa rosa implant bridgeA dental bridge is a great way to replace between one and up to three teeth in a row. However, they typically need replacement every few years. But if we support them with dental implants, this could offer a longer-lasting option, and one that protects jawbone structure. In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons talk about implant bridges.

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Why Ridge Preservation Is Essential

ridge preservationWhile we would like to keep all our teeth, sometimes it isn’t an option. Tooth extraction is medically necessary at times — especially when a tooth has undergone damaging trauma or there is irreversible internal decay. In these cases, removal of the tooth is medically advisable and can help improve the overall health of your mouth. When a tooth is extracted, your oral surgeon may recommend ridge preservation to help maintain the health of your mouth and jaw. In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons discuss the importance of this procedure and how it can help you reclaim your smile.

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Grafting Could Make Your Smile Implant-Ready

santa rosa bone graftingWhen we suffer from the loss of our natural teeth, this could mean major complications for your smile and facial structure. Often, these complications lead to bone structure unable to support tooth replacement with dental implants. To rebuild your smile, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons may prescribe jawbone grafting or sinus lifts!

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Will You Need Tooth Extraction Before We Place Implants?

santa rosa implant bridgesWhen you lose most of your natural teeth, a set of dentures could restore health, function, and beauty to your smile. However, to prepare your smile for a prosthetic, we may suggest extracting a tooth. In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons will discuss how and why we may suggest an extraction prior to implant placement.

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Comfortable Dental Implant Placement

santa rosa sedationDental implants allow our team to replace a single missing tooth, or to secure a bridge or denture that never slips and lasts for decades to come. But placement involves oral surgery, and this often makes people feel nervous, especially those with dental anxiety. In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons will discuss how we use sedation to keep patients comfortable.

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