Month: September 2018

Dental Implants For Front Teeth

Understanding The Treatment Process

Whether you have had a failed root canal treatment, or your tooth is being affected by periodontal disease or tooth decay, you may be wondering whether you should have a dental implant for your front tooth – or if another treatment like a partial denture or a dental bridge is better.

The good news is that you can have dental implants for your front teeth, and this procedure is quite common. Many patients can and do opt for a dental implant to replace a single missing tooth, or even multiple teeth that are damaged, especially among the upper front teeth.

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?

Understanding The Basics Of Implant Dentistry

If you’re interested in replacement teeth, and have been exploring dental implant surgery, you may have some serious questions about the process of surgery, and how do these artificial teeth replace your natural teeth.

One of the most common questions asked is “What are dental implants made of”? So, in this article, we’ll go over the anatomy of a dental implant, step by step, and answer all of your questions about how an artificial tooth is made and placed with a dental implant.

What Is A Periodontist?

Understanding Gum Specialists (And What do They Do)

Whether you’re looking for a new dentist, or your general dentist has referred you to a periodontic specialist, you may be wondering what these doctors actually do.

Well, it’s in the name! “Periodontal” conditions refer to any disease or condition of the gum and tooth supporting bone tissue. This means that a periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, as well as related conditions and issues.

These can include damage to the teeth and gums, tooth loss, the placement of dental implants, and much more, including cosmetic periodontal procedures like gum reduction surgery.