How to Prepare Your Smile for Implant Placement

Dental implants are an important part of replacing teeth. As prosthetic teeth roots, they offer the sturdiest base for modern dental prosthetics (i.e., dental crowns and dentures). While most patients who’ve lost teeth are eligible for dental implants, your oral health has to meet certain criteria before dental implant surgery can be planned and scheduled. Today, we answer a few of the questions that must be asked and resolved to prepare your smile for dental implant placement. (more…)

Tooth Extractions: Remember Important Details

It’s easy to become sidetracked when you start thinking about your upcoming tooth extraction. You may end up convincing yourself that you don’t really need it. You may end up trying to talk yourself out of it because you’re worried about the sensations that it will cause. We know that focusing on things that cause you some concern can begin to take over, of course, which is why we’d like to redirect your attention to some very important details! They will remind you that everything is going to be just fine.

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What’s The Implant Process Timeline Like?

You may already know that when you choose a prosthetic that relies on traditional support (meaning, it doesn’t include implants), the process isn’t very time consuming. Up to just a few visits and you’ll probably have a complete smile within a few weeks. However, if you’ve begun investigating dental implants and associated options, then you may have heard the process requires a greater amount of time. Looking for details? We’ve got them ready.

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Why Bring Us Your Implant Questions?

Do you have questions about dental implants but you are a little embarrassed to come to us with them? What if we were to tell you that we’d be thrilled if you were to bring in a list of your inquiries? The truth is, giving our patients time to seek answers from our team is very important to us. It means that you can feel informed and that you’re getting the facts instead of potentially unreliable details that you’ve discovered elsewhere. Consider some additional reasons it’s to your benefit to bring us your thoughts.

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Let’s Talk: Questions About Implants And Bridges

Let’s talk about dental implants and dental bridges. If you’re currently experiencing tooth loss that includes the loss of one or just a few missing adjacent teeth, then this potential solution may have popped up on your radar! You may already have recognized that it offers everything you can expect from a bridge with the added benefit of exceptional implant-provided stability. As for everything else you’re wondering about, we suggest you start with our Q’s and A’s and then come in for further information.

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Oral Sedation: What’s This Option All About?

Whether you’re visiting us for dental implants or another oral surgery procedure, you may have reason to select dental sedation. In some instances, this is something you elect to do because dental anxiety affects your comfort level at accessing care for your smile. In other instances, it may simply be an appropriate decision for the procedure you’re about to receive. To provide you some additional information about oral sedation, so you know what to expect, we would like to run you through the essentials.

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Uncertain But Excited? Take Time For Implant Testimonials!

Are you fairly uncertain about whether you’re actually ready to move ahead with dental implants? What seems to be causing your hesitation? Perhaps it’s that you think there’s a particular type of person who is a “best candidate” for implants. Maybe you truly have no idea what to expect. Maybe it’s that you want to feel comfortable about the care we provide. Whatever the case may be, you will find that testimonials from our implant patients can offer you some truly exceptional insight that sets your mind at ease.

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Implants: 3 Things You Shouldn’t Fall For

When you’re examining the possibility of deciding on dental implants, you may find yourself with a wide array of possible options. One of the main challenges you may face might include deciding from which practice you will receive your implants. While we understand your preference to consider multiple options before moving forward with your smile completion, we would like to encourage you to come see us, your oral and maxillofacial surgeons, for the changes you need and the beautiful finish you deserve. Think through a few things to avoid and then give us a call to get started!

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Dental Implants And Nitrous Oxide

When the day arrives that you plan on doing something about your tooth loss, you may feel the overwhelming excitement that comes with choosing dental implants! Then, followed by that wonderful sensation, you may experience a bit of dread. The thought crosses your mind that you don’t really like visiting dental practices, you wonder what to expect, you realize that you may feel a little nervous during particular procedures, and then you wonder how you’ll ever be able to go through with your plan! For now, we say, slow down a bit, breathe deeply, and relax. We offer nitrous oxide!

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Quiz: Dental Implant Restoration Check In

When you learn a whole bunch of new terminology because you’re planning on receiving dental implants, you will find that it’s easy to get things mixed up. First, you learn all about implants and their different parts and processes. Then, you learn about restorations, what they are, the options offered to you, and your vocabulary seems to keep growing. To ensure you have a solid handle on the different ways you may restore your implant (or implants) when replacing missing teeth, we would love for you to take a brief quiz. If you’ve got anything mixed up, you’ll set it straight in an instant!

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