Dental Implants

Bridges vs. Dental Implants

According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 69% of Americans aged 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, tooth decay, gum disease or a failed root canal. However, losing a tooth or multiple teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. It used to be that bridges were the solution for a gap in your smile, but with advances in periodontics, dental implants may be the best solution. Bridges For a long time, bridges were the best...

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Missing Teeth - How Dental Implants Can Help

According to the American Dental Association , some of the largest technological advances in dentistry in the past 40 years have been related to dental implants. Removable appliances, such as complete and partial dentures can take time to adjust to, and for some may never be comfortable. Dental implants can help improve both your dental health and overall quality of life when missing one or several teeth. In this article we’ll explain what dental implants are, how they can be used, and wha...

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Richardson Periodontics 11/18/2015 Comments(0)

How Dental Implants Can Help With Dentures

Did you know that more than 35 million Americans have no teeth? In addition to that, the American College of Prosthodontists claims that 12 million more Americans have no teeth in one arch. For a lot of these people, that means having dentures. However, many denture wearers are not happy with their dentures. What can be done to make having dentures easier and more enjoyable? The answer just may be dental implants. Common Denture Complaints There are a number of common complaints about dentures. ...

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Richardson Periodontics 7/22/2015 Comments(0)

The Future of Tooth Replacement: Dental Implants

In the past, there were a couple methods for replacing missing teeth; both with their drawbacks. This included bridges and dentures. Dentures can be partial or complete depending on the amount of missing teeth. Complete dentures can slip, slide, or irritate the soft tissues inside of the mouth. Partial dentures rely on existing teeth to keep them in place but can still slip and slide. Bridges require adjacent to be prepared and can significantly reduce the prognosis of the teeth. Dental implants...

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Richardson Periodontics 5/15/2015 Comments(0)

Dental Implants: An In-Depth Look

Dental implants can be used for a variety of different situations in our periodontics office. Many people don’t know all that dental implants can accomplish for their smile, so in this article we will explain what dental implants are, when they can be used, and the procedure and aftercare for the dental implants. What is a Dental Implant? For people in Eustis looking for dental implants, they are a dental procedure typically done in a periodontist’s office, specifically designed to r...

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