Category: Dental Implants

Things About Your Prosthesis that Dental Implants Improve

Today’s modern dental bridges and dentures are so advanced in their construction and materials that they’re often virtually indistinguishable from healthy, natural teeth. Designed and crafted with the help of precise digital imaging and made from highly lifelike materials, such as porcelain, modern replacement teeth are more advanced than ever. However, there’s one significant way… Read more »

Want to Know if Dental Implants Really Are Your Best Option?

Tooth loss isn’t something most people worry about until it happens, but even when it does, not everyone realizes the profound impacts it can have on their oral health. Most conventional dental prostheses, such as bridges and dentures, can address many of those concerns, including restoring your smile’s appearance and helping you regain some measure… Read more »

Replacing Missing Teeth With Dental Implants

Unlike bridges or removable dentures, dental implants don’t rely on crowns or suction to remain in place. Instead, we use oral surgery to insert them in the jawbone like tooth roots. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the process of placing dental implants, and what benefits this prosthetic offers our Kansas City, MO, patients.

Preventing Adult Tooth Loss

Losing your tooth as a grown-up is a whole different experience than losing a tooth when you are a child. When you are a kid, you put your lost tooth under your pillow and wait for the Tooth Fairy to bring you some cash. As an adult, if you experience tooth loss, you may feel… Read more »

Tooth-Loss Consequences You Can Avoid

When you’re a child, losing a tooth can be exciting. You know it’s coming and it often means a visit from the Tooth Fairy. When you’re a grown up, losing a tooth can be unnerving. You usually do not expect it, do not want it, and it usually does not include a visit from the… Read more »

4 Benefits Of Dental Implants

Adult teeth are meant to last you a lifetime. So, unlike when you were a kid and lost a baby tooth, another tooth will not grow into replace a lost adult tooth. Losing a tooth as a grown up means losing a tooth permanently. Tooth loss can have a lot of negative effects on your… Read more »

Can Gum Disease Affect An Implant?

Dental implants are able to provide several benefits to your smile after you lose a tooth. These benefits can include a more lifelike appearance for replacement teeth, a strengthened jawbone, and a fortified foundation for your remaining natural teeth. Most patients that require a dental implant qualify to get one, however, there are a few… Read more »

Am I Eligible For A Dental Implant?

If you have a missing tooth, you may already know the benefits of implant dentistry, but you wonder if your smile is eligible. There are certain obstacles that can make your smile ineligible for a dental implant, however, most of these obstacles can be overcome with assistance from your dentist and/or oral surgeon. Lifestyle problems may… Read more »

Maintaining Dental Implants

Preserving your healthy, natural teeth is usually as simple as sticking to good oral hygiene and visiting your dentist regularly. However, as dental issues develop, preservation can become more complicated, especially if you have a restoration for one or more of your teeth. In the case of tooth loss, one of the number one benefits… Read more »

How Does A Dental Implant Help My Smile?

Losing a tooth when you’re a kid can come with a dollar under your pillow from the Tooth Fairy. Losing a tooth as an adult can be a less positive experience. Adult teeth are meant to last us a lifetime, but that is not always how it goes. With the exception of the wisdom teeth,… Read more »