A Guide to Navigating Your Dental Implant Journey

June 18, 2024

As patients, it's important to understand that dental implants are not just a one-time solution but a long-term investment in your oral health. The cost-effectiveness of implants over time is a key factor to consider. With advancements in implant technology and cosmetic outcomes, the future of dental implants looks promising. The increasing availability of educational resources and the growing awareness among patients further underline the benefits of this option.

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Topics: dental implant process, what to know about implants, Dental Implant Journey

How to Find Your Implant Dentist

May 23, 2024

So you’re a patient looking for dental implants. How do you find the best implant dentist? First, let’s look at how dentists are trained and then what they do to continue to build on those skills. We’ll also touch on some other things to look out for.

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Can Breast Cancer Patients Get Dental Implants?

April 19, 2024

As a cancer survivor, replacing any teeth you lost before, during, or after treatment can be an important part of regaining your health and quality of life. For many patients, dental implants are an excellent option – but the process requires some special considerations for cancer patients (i.e., is it possible for chemotherapy and dental implants to happen during the same time period?).

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Topics: what to know about implants, health connection, Dental Implant Journey, Implant Complications

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

March 7, 2024

Ever caught yourself wincing at the mention of dental implants, muttering about their steep price tag? You're not alone. It's a sentiment echoed far and wide. While the upfront cost of dental implants is certainly higher than other tooth replacement options, definite advantages make implants cheaper in the long run! So, before you write off them as a budget-buster, let's uncover why implants are a savvy solution to missing teeth. 

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Using Digital Technology to Place Implants

January 8, 2024

When it comes to maintaining bone loss, the ability to chew and enhancing your smile, implants have
become the gold industry standard for treating a litany of oral health issues. But the most common
misconception is the cost associated with an implant. This leaves many patients feeling their dreams of
achieving a perfect, healthy smile are too far out of reach.

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Three Ways to Replace Missing Teeth

January 4, 2024

If you are looking to replace missing teeth, you have more options than you may think. Fixed dental implants, removable dentures, and snap-in dentures can each be a great fit depending on your specific needs. Find out which is best for you!

If you're missing one or more teeth, read below to learn the three main options you have to replace them.

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Topics: Getting started with dental implants, dental implant process, what to know about implants

Magnetic Click-On Implants: Are They Right for You?

December 13, 2023

“Dental Cripples.” It may be politically incorrect, but in my specialty program 30 years ago, this was the way we were taught to think about people with full dentures. Implants were relatively new, and the start of research on “All-on-X” or simplified implant-supported teeth was a year away.

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Topics: Dental Implant Journey, Magnetic Click-On Implants

Improving Dental Health: Advanced Solutions for Periodontal Disease and Jaw Bone Challenges

October 26, 2023

The idea of getting dental implants can be a life-changing decision for individuals suffering from periodontal disease and bone problems in the jaw. Many people mistakenly believe that these conditions automatically rule them out as candidates for dental implants. However, with advancements in dental technology and procedures, this is no longer the case. In this blog post, we will explore the reasons why periodontal disease and bone problems in the jaw do not necessarily disqualify you as an implant candidate and how you can still achieve a fresh start for your oral health.

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Topics: Dental implant procedure, Bone Loss, Gum disease

Sweet Smiles Secured: Dental Implants and Diabetes Care Explained

October 19, 2023

Dental implants have changed how we restore missing or damaged teeth. But what if you have diabetes? Can you still get dental implants? The good news is, yes, you can, but there are a few things you need to be careful about. In this post, we'll look at how diabetes and dental implants are connected and consider the safety, complications, and cautions for people with diabetes.

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Topics: Dental implant procedure, Bone Loss, Implant Complications, diabetes

Your Loose Tooth Matters

October 6, 2023

The reason you need a replacement option (dental implants, implant-supported bridge, or dentures) is that missing teeth will affect your smile and your ability to chew, as well as contribute to other potential issues. In fact, many people do not realize how important your teeth are for your overall health. For example, a missing tooth may shift your tooth alignment, result in a bad bite, and weaken the structural integrity of your gums and jaw.

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