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.
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.
When getting an implant, the key to success is prevention. Therefore, it’s important to know about the possible issues that can make it harder for your implant to last. Knowing how to care for the implant will help ensure its longevity, avoiding disappointment and frustration. While there are many reasons that an implant might fail such as medications, the placement of the implant, and smoking, here are the top three:
In the course of a lifetime, nearly everyone will lose at least one adult tooth. Most people will lose about 12 teeth before they die.
I believe it is essential for everyone to know that you should consider dental implants before you lose a tooth. Too often I’ve seen patients who decided to wait to deal with the loss of a tooth, resulting in bone deterioration that caused greater complications and costs for restoration, especially with dental implants.
So, my goal with this post is to get the word out – if you’re having a tooth extraction, plan on replacing the tooth with a dental implant, from a credentialled dental implant expert, right away.