Dental implants can make a smile look fabulous – I know I have them. However, if you are just thinking about getting them, you may have a lot of questions. You may be wondering how smoking affects implants, whether or not wine will stain them, if they can be whitened or other concerns. I also know from experience that it can be intimidating to ask some of these questions to your dentist. In my dental implant blog, I am going to answer the questions that can be hard to ask. I hope you find the info you need in this blog and that it guides you to the right decision about dental implants. Thanks for reading!
23 August 2016
When you begin experiencing tooth pain, your first reaction may be to either self treat it or to see your general dentist as soon as possible. If you have chronic tooth pain, you may want to consider other options. This is especially true if you have continued tooth pain regardless of how many times you see your general dentist and have the immediate issue fixed. Instead of visiting your general dentist the next time your tooth hurts, consider an endodontist for these reasons.
5 August 2016
Dental implants allow you to replace missing teeth by drilling a metal post into the jawbone of your missing tooth, then placing an abutment and artificial tooth on top. It looks and functions like a natural tooth and is often seen as the best option for replacing missing teeth. However, not everyone is a good candidate for the procedure. Here are some signs that you would be a good candidate for dental implants.
20 July 2016
Like other emergencies, dental accidents don't always come at the most convenient times. Sometimes you may need an emergency appointment, which is why it's important to have the contacts of the closest emergency dentist at home, as well as if you travel elsewhere. The immediate actions taken following an accident/ emergency occurrence determine the extent of damage following injury. This article provides tips to minimize damage resulting from various injuries in the time it takes to get to the dentist.
16 June 2016
Once you've replaced a tooth with a dental implant, you might assume that your new false tooth will just become part of your general oral hygiene routine. However, your dentist may recommend that you start to schedule more frequent appointments with your hygienist after having an implant fitted. Why does your dentist want you to up the ante with professional cleaning? Keeping Implant Infections at Bay All of your teeth are at risk of gum disease if you don't clean them correctly.
16 June 2016
There are several reasons why a large number of patients often prefer removable dentures and dental bridges over dental implants for the replacement of lost teeth. Top on the list of these reasons is that the installation of implants is done through surgery (and is therefore more expensive) while that of dentures and dental bridges is non-surgical. However, the cost of installation shouldn't be the major factor that determines whether a patient should get implants, dentures or dental bridges.