Are you missing any teeth? You’re not alone. By age 50, the average American has lost around 12 teeth. Good thing there are options to make your smile whole again. A popular option that has quickly been recognized as one of the most permanent solutions for missing teeth are dental implants. This restoration is the most stable, permanent, and natural looking replacement to complete your grin. Keep reading to learn if you’re a good candidate for dental implants from an implant specialist.
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September 2, 2018
August 8, 2018
Dental implants are an investment in your oral health with a big payoff: a beautifully restored smile that looks and feels more like your own teeth than any other option. Not to mention that implants can last for decades, if not a lifetime, with basic care and maintenance. But what can you expect when it comes to insurance coverage? And if you prefer sedation beforehand, will that be covered? Although implants are an excellent replacement option for missing teeth, dental insurance can raise a lot of questions. Get answers to those questions below!
July 1, 2018
If you are ready to replace your missing teeth, you can benefit from the most predictable and reliable option with dental implants. Due to the materials used, they have the potential to last for a lifetime, offering over a 95% 10-year success rate. Their long-term success relies on your jawbone’s ability to fuse to the posts while also having enough density to support them. To set the right foundation for your new smile, your dentist may recommend a bone grafting procedure.
June 29, 2018
Dental implants in Broken Arrow have become the most preferred solution to replace missing teeth because they are predictable and reliable. In fact, they offer over a 95% success rate to permanently treat tooth loss, allowing you to make a long-term investment. If you have made the choice to fill the empty spaces in your smile with dental implants, you never expect them to fail. While it is rare, their success can become compromised.
June 4, 2018
Traditionally, dental crowns are placed over the course of two dental office visits, and the entire treatment process can take weeks. Plus, the dental restoration design has to be shipped out to a lab where our design specifications can be lost in translation. That’s where the state-of-the-art E4D dental crowns restoration system comes in. This digital design and manufacture system condenses the entire design, milling, and placement of a dental restoration into just one trip to the dentist’s office.
May 30, 2018
Missing teeth can be hard to deal with. Not only do you avoid opening your mouth to smile, but you can hardly speak with confidence or enjoy your favorite foods anymore. Thankfully, you were able to get dentures in Tulsa. However, after several years you’re starting to experience an uncomfortable rubbing sensation against your gums.
Unfortunately, you might now have an ill-fitting denture. The one good thing about this scenario is that your dentist can help you fit your prosthetics again with a custom denture reline. Continue reading to learn more.
May 3, 2018
No matter what type of dental care you’re about to receive, the highest priority for every dentist should be to make sure that their patients are receiving comfortable treatments in a swift, effective manner. If you’re visiting a dentist in Tulsa that doesn’t have laser dentistry, you’re missing out!
Laser dentistry has revolutionized the dental care field, making it much easier, convenient, and comfortable for patients to receive a variety of treatments and procedures. It doesn’t matter how simple or complex!
April 23, 2018
Now, several advancements have been made in dentistry to replace missing teeth. Among the most preferred and reliable option involves dental implants in Tulsa. When performed on the ideal candidate and with the right aftercare, they offer over a 95% success rate. While the risk for implant failure is generally less than 5%, it can still occur. To help protect your investment, it is important to understand the risk factors and how to prevent them.
March 20, 2018
Do you have missing teeth? If you do—even if it’s just one—you could benefit from implant placement. Dental implants in Tulsa work to effectively replace teeth in the most natural looking and feeling way. Learn more about how you can benefit from dental implants if you’re a viable candidate in this week’s blog post.
March 2, 2018
There are many patients who wish they could have a different smile, but think that they can’t afford to waste the time or money to achieve their dream teeth. We’re here to tell you that this is simply not true with porcelain veneers in Broken Arrow! In fact, there’s at least 3 different ways that veneers can change your smile for the better. Learn more by continuing to read this week’s blog post.