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

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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. […]

Need a Dental Bone Graft: What to Expect

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So your oral surgeon confirms that you are a candidate for dental implants, but you’ll need a dental bone graft first. This is a fairly common procedure in oral surgery. It is sometimes needed if the jawbone isn’t strong enough, as is often the case if you’ve had missing teeth and the jawbone has worn […]

How Same Day Dental Implants Save Time & Stress

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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 […]

A Guide to Recovering from Major Facial Trauma

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If you break a bone in your face or jaw, you may suffer serious problems that can affect your eating, speaking and even the ability to smile. You may require surgery to repair your face so you can enjoy normal activities again. Sometimes full mouth reconstruction is necessary. Repairing facial trauma usually requires a maxillofacial […]

What to Expect from Full Mouth Reconstruction: Costs, Goals, & Care Considerations

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Full mouth reconstruction is the process of rebuilding or restoring all the teeth in both the upper and lower jaws. The treatment essentially gives you a completely new mouth from the ground up. It usually involves multiple dental implants, but it can also include dental bridges and veneers. The process may also require a dental […]

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

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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 […]

Laser Technology: Waterlase’s Gentler Advantages in Oral Surgery

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The technological advancements in dentistry over the last several years have really been quite amazing. Treatments are much more comfortable, which allows for a relaxed, stress-free experience that’s not painful. One way we’ve helped our patients feel comfortable is the Waterlase — a more relaxed and pain free approach to oral surgery. What is a […]

No, Dental Bone Grafts Aren’t Painful — What You Need to Know

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So you’ve been told you’re a candidate for dental implants — the best solution for tooth loss there is. And then your maxillofacial surgeon brings up a dental bone graft. Yep, it looks like you’re going to need one. What now? Relax. Dental bone grafts sound worse than they really are. The truth is, this […]

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

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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 […]