How Closely Do Dental Implants Mimic a Natural Tooth?

When it comes to replacing lost teeth, dental implants offer patients restored tooth function and closely resemble the appearance of natural teeth. Implant dentistry has become increasingly popular among patients in need of replacement teeth especially when compared to prosthetics such as bridges and dentures. Placed by a periodontist, dental implants can last for decades. …

Dental Implants: Will I need a bone graft?

Implant dentistry is often of interest to patients who have lost their teeth due to periodontal disease or advanced tooth decay. However, those conditions can compromise the quality of the jawbone in the vicinity, and the jawbone’s integrity is essential to long-term dental implant success. When a periodontist places a dental implant into the jaw,…

Stop Jawbone Atrophy with Dental Implants

Tooth loss is a multi-faceted problem, including the psychological stress of losing a part of your body. It’s a problem that packs a major blow to your appearance and your self-esteem. Even one missing tooth can instantly change your appearance and cause the remaining teeth to shift out of alignment. Tooth loss can impair your…