Much of the World Has Spent Millennia Installing Dental Implants

dental implant model

We tend not to think about dentistry as a practice that’s thousands of years old. Or we simply don’t know that it is. After all, the Mayans drilling holes in their teeth to permanently implant gems isn’t something you learn in history class. But they did. And they weren’t the first to permanently alter their […]

Why Does My Insurance Company Consider Dental Implants to Be Cosmetic?

dental implants

If you’re considering dental implant surgery, you’re probably wondering if dental implants are considered cosmetic or essential. After all, it makes a big difference as to whether or not your insurance company will cover them. Dental implants are a grey area in the dental insurance industry; teeth are necessary for proper and comfortable chewing. But […]

The Advantages & Disadvantages of Zirconia Dental Implants

dental implants

The Advantages & Disadvantages of Zirconia Dental Implants Zirconia dental implants, otherwise known as ceramic dental implants, are a recent advancement in oral surgery. You may have also heard a person or two accidentally call them “zirconium” dental implants. They meant these. They’re not those sparkly, diamond-like stones, but they’re pretty cool in their own […]

Will Insurance Cover My Dental Implants? A Guide to Covering the Cost

happy person in sun glasses

Are you considering dental implants? They are the best option for tooth replacement because they look and function like your natural teeth, and they preserve the health of your other teeth and your jaw as a whole. But they are also expensive, and not all insurance companies cover them, because some consider them purely cosmetic. […]

How Same Day Dental Implants Save Time & Stress

dental implants

Same day dental implants — how is that possible? That’s usually the reaction we get when we mention the option for same day dental implants. It seems too good to be true, but in this case it’s for real. Dental implant technology has come a long way. Thanks to advances in oral surgery and medical […]

Does Dental Implant Surgery Hurt? Not Really! What to Expect

researching information

Mention dental implant surgery, and people get nervous. It is technically surgery, after all. The mere thought of any kind of surgery can raise some people’s anxiety levels. That’s probably why the number one question we get is this: Does dental implant surgery hurt? Not really. Relax. It’s really not that big of a deal […]

Why Are Dental Implants Your Best Option for Teeth Replacement?

woman considering dental work

Are you missing teeth? Are you getting a tooth extraction and need a tooth replacement? It happens to the best of us, whether it’s a result of age, tooth decay, or accidental facial trauma. But what you don’t want to do with a missing, damaged or infected tooth is ignore it. This can lead to […]

Are Ceramic Dental Implants (Zirconium Dental Implants) Worth the Extra Money?

dental implant model

What are the advantages of ceramic dental implants (also known as zirconium dental implants)? Are they worth the extra money? And more importantly, are they right for you? Whether you’re getting zirconium dental implants or traditional dental implants, it’s important to understand they aren’t cheap. They are by far your best option for tooth replacement […]

Are Same Day Dental Implants Really That Fast? Are They Right for You?

dental implants

Not too long ago, getting cosmetic dental implants was a long and difficult process. You had to make multiple visits to an oral surgeon – one visit for the extractions, and more for bone grafting or sinus lifting, if necessary. There was extensive healing time required. Then you’d go back in to have the dental […]