Month: January 2018

Your Oral Surgeon Explains: Things You Just Didn’t Know!

It’s very easy to get a bit down on yourself when you end up requiring oral surgery. You may wonder how your jaw became damaged and why you didn’t know how to protect it. You may wonder how your teeth became damaged and why you didn’t know how to stop tooth loss before it happened…. Read more »

Your Oral Surgeon Discusses: Ridge Preservation

Are you having problems with some of your teeth, the degree of which suggests dental extractions and tooth replacements are your best solution? If so, you may have heard us mention ridge preservation as a means of keeping your jaw prepared and safe throughout your smile journey. For a better understanding of what it is… Read more »

Dental Implants: How Do You Get It Right?

When you think about what it takes to have dental implants placed within your smile, you may start to wonder how on earth with get it right. Everything must be just so, placed in the right location at the correct angle. Is it just a matter of thoughtful placement or is there a lot that… Read more »

Aging And Dental Implants: What’s True?

Do you worry that you are definitely going to end up dealing with tooth loss and a need for dental implants as you age? Are you relieved that implants exist but you wonder if the future is a time inevitably filled with oral health problems that will lead to tooth loss? Perhaps you have other… Read more »

3 Things You Didn’t Realize Place Implants At Risk

You feel like an A+ student when it comes to protecting your dental implants. You brush your smile and floss, just like we’ve instructed and shown you. There’s never a dental checkup or cleaning that goes by without you showing up right on the dot. You even schedule visits if you think something isn’t quite… Read more »

An Introduction: The Implant System We Use

At our practice, we provide patients with dental implants using The Straumann Dental Implant System. Why does this matter, you might wonder to yourself? Aren’t all implants essentially the same thing? While they are all placed with the similar goal of completing your smile, they are not all identical! Take a moment to learn more… Read more »

Your Implant Journey: Let Your Phone Help You

Have you already begun your journey with us that includes receiving dental implants? If so, congratulations! If you’re just starting out, we have a very helpful suggestion for you to make things as easy as possible: Let your phone help you. Your cell phone, that is! When you include a bit of technology into the… Read more »

Why Bother If It Isn’t An Implant?

As you’re becoming more interested in and familiar with dental implants, you may be struck by a sudden thought: Why doesn’t anyone who needs tooth replacement choose implants? They seem like the best choice all around. Is there something you don’t quite realize about these prosthetics yet? Perhaps some hidden catch? The truth is, it’s… Read more »

Suggestions: Dental Implants And Vacation

Vacationing when you have dental implants is not a big deal, so don’t immediately worry that you’re in for a complicated journey! However, much like traveling in general means you need to do some prep work ahead of time to ensure you have everything you need, the same is true if you have implants in place… Read more »