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I Hate My Dentures!

December 11, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — tulsaimplantteam @ 10:12 pm

older man biting appleDespite the latest innovations in dentistry, tooth loss is still a common problem. In fact, at least 35 million Americans have lost all their natural teeth in one or both arches. The most traditional way to treat complete tooth loss is with dentures. As many as 30 million adults currently use them to replace their missing teeth. Now, they are more realistic than ever, but they will always have their limitations. If you hate your dentures, there is another solution. You can enjoy the next best thing to your real teeth with an implant-retained denture.

Dental Implants and Bone Grafting Explained

July 1, 2018

Filed under: Dental Implants — Tags: , — tulsaimplantteam @ 5:26 pm

model of dental implantIf 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.

Implants & Dental Insurance Coverage

November 5, 2017

Dentist talking to patient about insurancePatients who invest in dental insurance premiums every month often find themselves frustrated by how limited their benefit plan’s coverage is. In recent years, more and more dentists are recommending patients receive dental implant supported restorations as they most closely replicate the tooth’s natural structures. However, most insurance providers are still not offering coverage for this restoration option. Historically, dental insurance providers have been slow to adopt new treatments. Orthodontics like braces weren’t routinely covered until relatively recently. Within the last decade, dental insurance providers have started offering coverage for tooth-colored restoration materials. A good dentist will tell you they hope more dental insurance providers will begin to provide coverage for implants soon. In the meantime, keep reading to find out more about current dental insurance coverage for these advanced restorations.