Category: Restorative Dentistry

What Does Placing Dental Implants Involve?

When we see patients with missing teeth, we provide a dependable, long-lasting, and lifelike solution: dental implants. But how do we place them? What makes them so different from traditional bridges or dentures? Find out how we address tooth loss for our Encinitas/San Diego, CA, patients.

How Do You Place Dental Implants?

We want to help our patients enjoy whole and healthy smiles. This means addressing tooth loss and replacing missing teeth with a lifelike and long lasting dental implant. Can anyone receive a dental implant? How do you place dental implants and how do you maintain them? Today, we’re looking at the process of placing new… Read more »

What Do You Know About Pinhole Gum Grafts?

When you develop gum disease, both the health and appearance of your smile suffers. In addition, the disease has been linked to other illness and can even increase the likelihood of a patient losing one or more permanent teeth. Fortunately, we offer a number of treatments to manage the disease and protect the stability of… Read more »

What Are The Benefits Of Dental Implants?

Losing a tooth impacts both your appearance and the health of your smile. In order to once again enjoy a whole and healthy smile, you need to seek a replacement option. We often recommend dental implants to replace one or more missing teeth. What are the benefits of dental implants? How does this tooth replacement… Read more »

Why Should I Replace Lost Teeth?

“Why should I replace missing teeth?” A simple question. What’s the big deal if you lose one or more teeth? Aside from the changes to your appearance, tooth loss can have a major health impact on your smile. Without replacement, everything from your facial structure to your smile’s alignment is in jeopardy. Fortunately, we can… Read more »

Do You Need Gum Grafts?

Gum disease and other factors may cause your gums to recede, hurting both the health and esthetics of your smile. However, the doctor can provide treatment for this issue, preventing gum disease from reaching an advanced stage and improving the beauty of your smile. Do you need gum grafts? How does this unique oral procedure… Read more »

Do You Need Dental Implants?

Have you recently lost one or more teeth? Whether the result of injury or advanced gum disease (periodontitis) you need to restore your lost teeth to enjoy a healthy smile. After addressing the cause of your tooth loss the doctor may recommend replacing them with a lifelike and long lasting prosthetic. Do you need dental… Read more »

Can Dental Implants Restore My Smile?

Adult tooth loss can be frightening and embarrassing, but it does not have to be final. In fact, there are a number of effective restoration options to help complete your smile. Dental bridges and dentures are popular choices, but dental implants are actually one of the most effective and most secure forms of restorative dentistry…. Read more »

Should I Consider Dental Implants?

Do you have one or more missing teeth? Do you wonder, “Should I consider dental implants?” Replacing a lost tooth can restore health, function, and beauty to your smile. Otherwise, you may continue to encounter problems eating or speaking. Fortunately, dental implants provide a secure and long lasting method of achieving a complete smile.

Answers About Tooth Loss and Dental Implants

Losing teeth is a problem that many people face, or will face, and that has longer-lasting consequences than you might realize. In addition to the visual effects, tooth loss leaves a void in your oral structures that influences how the rest of your teeth work. However, since these effects can take years before they become… Read more »