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Mini Implants vs. Standard Dental Implants: What Is the Difference?

April 27, 2021

Are you missing one or more teeth and wondering what the right replacement option is for you? Have you heard of alternative options to standard implants?

I have placed dental implants since 1985 and many patients have asked me about mini dental implants and how they compare to normal-sized dental implants.

In this blog post, I will walk you through the difference between mini implants and standard dental implants and how to decide what is right for you.

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Topics: what to know about implants, health connection, Board Certified Implant Dentist, mini dental implants

How Missing Teeth Affect Your Face and Jawbone

October 29, 2020

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you know that it affects the look of your smile and your ability to eat and speak. But did you know that it also affects the health of your jawbone and your face structure?

Compared to dentures or bridges, dental implants actually stimulate your bone and help to maintain your jawbone.

In this blog I will review what happens to the jaw bone after teeth are lost, with dentures and with dental implants.

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Topics: dental implant research, health connection, overall health, Board Certified Implant Dentist

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The LifeSmiles blog empowers individuals struggling with dental problems to find reliable, practical information and advice on dental implants and how to find a qualified implant expert. Our goal is to ensure that quality care and peace of mind is available to every dental implant patient.

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