Posts Categorized: Tooth Loss

Address Tooth Loss with a Stable Dental Implant

Did you lose a tooth in 2016, or need to have one extracted? If so, you may still be trying to figure out how to cope with the loss. You may also be feeling frustrated or embarrassed by your incomplete smile, or an ill-fitting denture for that matter. Fortunately, dental implants provide a way to… Read more »

Are You In Need of Dentures?

Have you recently lost a tooth, or even had one extracted? If so, you may be struggling to chew comfortably and confidently since the loss. You might also be feeling insecure about smiling with a noticeably incomplete smile, particularly if the tooth lost is at the front of your smile. Fortunately, modern dentistry provides a… Read more »

Can a Dental Implant Help You Smile Confidently Again?

Are you embarrassed after the loss of one of your teeth? Perhaps you have an extraction scheduled, and are unsure what your smile will look like, or how it will function, after your tooth has been removed. From infection to chips, gum disease to trauma, there are a number of potential causes for either the… Read more »

Does Tooth Loss Make Your Face Shrink?

Losing a tooth can be dramatic in itself, but the long-term consequences to your mouth, jaw, and facial structures can be even more so. The gap that a missing tooth leaves in your smile might be embarrassing, but even if you replace it, the loss of its root will continue to affect your oral health… Read more »

Are You Destined for Tooth Loss?

Tooth loss is not exactly a natural occurrence. In fact, with the right care and maintenance, you may be able to avoid ever losing a tooth at all. However, it happens often enough that people commonly mistake tooth loss as inevitable, which increases their chances of experiencing it. With a few exceptions (such as wisdom… Read more »

Replacing Teeth – A Brief History

Replacing lost teeth has been a priority for longer than many people realize. With modern techniques and materials, tooth replacement is now as much an art form as it is a science, and more people are enjoying beautiful, full, and healthy smiles for longer than ever before. To understand the strides that dental restoration has… Read more »

How Gum Disease and Tooth Loss Are Related

Nearly 80% of adults in America suffer from gum disease to some extent. Given the fact that gum disease is incurable, its prevalence may continue to grow if more effective preventive measures aren’t taken. Aside from making your gums swell and bleed, gum disease actually works to destroy your gum tissue and undermine your teeth’s… Read more »

3 Ways To Qualify For A Bridge

Are you excited to learn that you have a long list of replacement options for your missing teeth – but you’re not quite sure how to figure out whether one is better suited for your smile than another? When it comes to interest in a dental bridge, it’s very important to consider requirements for candidacy…. Read more »

Common Question: Dentures

Have you been trying quite hard to decide the best way to replace your missing teeth? Are you feeling somewhat certain that a removable prosthetic is the way to go but you still think you have a bit more to learn about full and partial dentures? If so, we encourage you to spend some time consulting… Read more »