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Single Tooth Replacement: What is the best option?

When patients have to choose a replacement for a single missing tooth, they should consider a number of factors. Of course, an attractive appearance is important, but so is structural stability and functionality of the replacement tooth. Patients should consider the benefits of dental implants, which are the only structurally complete tooth replacement and come […]

How All on 4 Dental Implants Can Overcome Many Obstacles

All on 4 is a unique method for replacing lost teeth among those who have suffered from systemic tooth loss. These durable prosthetics for the roots of teeth can be used to secure dentures. All on 4 is an exceptional treatment method for millions of newly-edentulous patients as well as those who have worn conventional […]

The Importance of Extracting Wisdom Teeth

Your dental provider takes tooth extractions very seriously and will never advise you have this procedure done unless your dental health will be improved. Third molars (wisdom teeth) usually erupt late in the teen years, and very often, the lack of jaw space can impact wisdom teeth coming in. If this should occur, oral surgery […]

How do I know if I have a sleep disorder?

A sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea, is not merely inconvenient. It can have serious consequences for your health. Patients who experience signs of a sleep disorder, such as daytime drowsiness, loud snoring or frequent headaches or sore throats upon waking should complete a sleep study to determine whether they have a sleep disorder. Once […]

How All on 4 Can Help Restore Facial Features

Do you feel that tooth loss has made you appear older than you should? An aged appearance is a common concern among people who have suffered with substantial or total tooth loss. Our teeth and jaws help fill out our faces. Without our teeth, we can have a “sunken in” appearance. Tooth loss can also […]

Tips to Help Avoid Dry Socket After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Do you have an upcoming appointment for a wisdom teeth extraction? After a wisdom tooth extraction, there are considerations patients need to make to ensure they heal as optimally as possible. A common issue that might arise among patients after receiving a tooth extraction is the development of dry socket. Dry socket occurs when the […]

Will I Still Need Denture Adhesives With All on 4?

All on 4 is a revolutionary method for addressing total tooth loss in patients. Candidates for this procedure include edentulous patients and those currently wearing prosthetics like partial and full dentures. Fortunately, since All on 4 involves securing dentures to sturdy dental implants, prosthetic teeth will not move during oral function – thus eliminating the […]

Options to Restore Oral Function after Facial Trauma

Facial trauma can significantly damage various oral tissues, including bone, muscles, tendons and gum tissue and other soft tissue. If the injury is severe enough, your oral functioning may be compromised. If you seek treatment promptly, you may be able to fully restore your smile’s form and function following facial trauma. Patients who have suffered […]

How do I know if my symptoms are caused by stress or TMJ?

Certain symptoms may indicate a physiological problem or an emotional one. For example, issues like muscle strain in the jaw and vague facial pain may indicate a disorder of the jaw known as TMJ (for temporomandibular joint), or they may be due to stress. Generally speaking, if you’re experiencing any symptoms that could potentially be […]

Avoid a Lengthy Wait with All on 4

If you need to replace your entire smile, you probably don’t want to endure a lengthy wait until you can confidently flash your grin again. A treatment known as All on 4 can help to minimize the time your smile spends in limbo. All on 4 uses just four dental implants to secure an entire […]