Category: Dental Implants

Making Plans To Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants

One of the unfortunate effects of advanced periodontal disease is tooth loss. This is because the tissues that hold your teeth in place can be destroyed over time. When that damage becomes too significant, you can lose teeth, or find yourself in a position where they have to be extracted. Your periodontal specialist in the… Read more »

Things You Should Ask About Getting Dental Implants

For patients who’ve lost teeth, dental implants are often the best option for replacing them. That’s because dental implant posts are the only way to replace your lost teeth roots and, therefore, the vital functions that they’re responsible for. With the help of dental implants, your custom-made dental bridge or denture will more closely mimic… Read more »

Why Are Dental Implants the Best Replacements for Lost Teeth?

After carefully researching all of your options for replacing your lost tooth or teeth, you learn more than you originally expected about why dental implants may be your best option. However, you may not fully appreciate the reasons why until well after you’ve had your dental implants placed. At our Encinitas/San Diego periodontal office, we… Read more »

3 Things to Know Before Getting Dental Implants

Even if you grow accustomed to how your smile looks with one or more missing teeth, your other teeth and oral structures never will. In addition to appearance, the effects of tooth loss can include the shifting of other teeth, the erosion of your jawbone, and much more that can have an increasingly negative impact… Read more »

What Exactly Makes Dental Implants Different?

Dental implants are one of the more modern forms of tooth replacement, but are quickly becoming one of the preferred methods of rebuilding smiles. They consist of small, root-like posts that are inserted in the jawbone, and then used to support a custom-made crown, bridge, or denture to replace your lost teeth. At our Encinitas/San… Read more »

Before You Qualify for Dental Implants

For many patients who lose teeth these days, the effects of their tooth loss don’t have as much of an impact on their quality of life as it used to. That’s largely thanks to innovative benefits of modern dental implants, which provide lifelike support for your replacement teeth in addition to restoring the functions of… Read more »

3 Things Dental Implants Can Prevent Following Tooth Loss

After experiencing tooth loss, the most immediate concern you may have is filling the gap to restore your smile’s appearance and your bite’s ability to function properly. However, even after replacing lost teeth with a conventional bridge or denture, several of the more profound consequences of tooth loss may still continue. Those effects are due… Read more »

Need a New Bridge or Denture? Consider Implants this Time

Today’s dental bridges and dentures are more lifelike and advanced than they’ve ever been thanks to a number of different factors. For instance, the materials often used to create them (such as customized porcelain) is almost indistinguishable from healthy tooth structure. Also, the technology used to design them allows for extremely precise measurements and results…. Read more »

Wondering About Dental Implants? Ask These Questions

Contrary to popular belief, tooth loss isn’t something that everyone has to go through. In fact, with consistent preventive care and an excellent hygiene routine, you have a good chance of preventing it from ever happening. However, for patients in Encinitas/San Diego who do experience tooth loss, we offer a highly lifelike solution in the… Read more »

Things that Might Mean You Can’t Get Dental Implants (Yet)

For most patients who’ve lost one or more teeth, dental implants can offer advantages for rebuilding their smiles that other, more conventional prostheses can’t offer. For example, traditional bridges and dentures might offer highly lifelike esthetic results and help prevent remaining teeth from shifting, all while restoring your bite’s ability to function. However, at our… Read more »