Looking at the Options for Tooth Replacement: Which one’s Best?

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It’s hard to objectively answer which way of replacing lost teeth is “best,” because everyone’s mouth is different. We can discuss what’s ideal in cases of lost teeth, but a patient’s needs, health or dental coverage means each case can be different. There are four main methods for replacing teeth: dentures, bridges, implant bridges, and […]

I’m Missing a Tooth. What Options do I have for Tooth Replacement?

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If you’re missing one or more teeth, don’t fret. First of all, apparently the average middle-aged American is missing seven teeth, so you’re not alone. And nowadays, there are several options to replace those teeth, including holistic tooth replacement that restores not only the look but the biological functions of your teeth and jaw. Before […]

7 Replacement Options for Missing Teeth

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Missing a tooth or facing a tooth extraction? You’re not alone. In fact, the average adult aged 35 to 49 in the United States is missing seven teeth. Assuming maybe 4 of those “missing” teeth are due to a routine wisdom teeth extraction, that still leaves 3 teeth that are just missing, whether due to […]

The Advantages & Disadvantages of Zirconia Dental Implants

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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 […]

Why Are Dental Implants Your Best Option for Teeth Replacement?

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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?

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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 Dental Implants for Tooth Replacement Considered Cosmetic?

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If you face tooth replacement, your oral surgeon has probably told you about the benefits of dental implants. They function just as naturally as your original teeth. They are a permanent solution to lost teeth. To the naked eye, they look every bit like your original tooth. But are dental implants considered to be just […]

What is the Best Option to Replace Missing Teeth?

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Losing a tooth is never fun — no matter what age you are. Fortunately, you have a number of options to replace teeth. Your best option to replace teeth depends on your budget and care needs. What you should absolutely not do is just ignore it. Missing teeth that aren’t replaced can lead to jaw […]

How Long Will a Dental Implant Last? Factors to Consider

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Dental implants are clearly your best option for tooth replacement — though they are also one of the most expensive. It’s a considerable investment, after all. But how long does a dental implant last? Dental implants are meant to be permanent. While you may need the crown changed after 15 or 20 years, your jaw […]

5 Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

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Naturally, your teeth are important to you. A smile is not only beautiful; it’s functional. Teeth can be easily taken for granted — until you’re missing one or more teeth. It’s easy to feel shame. How will the missing teeth affect your appearance, oral health, and the ability to eat the foods you love? If […]