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See a Prosthodontist to renew your smile with an Implant Retained Denture

Anyone who wears a denture can tell you that a little extra support is always helpful! For these patients, a prosthodontist may recommend placing a few implants on the bottom jaw or on the top jaw to help to stabilize a full denture prosthesis and RESTORE the stability that occurs with natural teeth. A well-made… Read more »

See a Prosthodontist to restore your smile with full-arch Implants

For patients who are missing all of the teeth in one arch, or have a poor prognosis for the remaining teeth, a prosthodontist may recommend a full-arch restoration on implants as a treatment option. As few as 4 implants can be inserted into the jaw to REPLACE some of the missing tooth roots and a… Read more »

See a Prosthodontist to replace multiple missing teeth with an Implant Bridge

If a patient is missing multiple teeth in one area of the mouth, a prosthodontist may recommend to REPLACE them with an implant bridge. Just like a tooth-borne bridge, the implant bridge RESTORES multiple missing teeth, supported by less implants than the number of teeth that are missing. For example, if a patient is missing… Read more »

See a Prosthodontist for Restorations involving Dental Implants

A prosthodontist may utilize an implant to replace the root of a missing tooth. Implants are most commonly made of a titanium alloy, are screw-shaped, and are surgically placed into the jawbone by a dental professional. What you see of this process is the restoration, or new tooth, attached to the implant! When treatment is… Read more »

See a Prosthodontist to replace a missing tooth with a single-unit Implant Crown

When a patient is missing a single tooth, a prosthodontist may recommend to REPLACE it with a dental implant. Once the implant is placed and the bone has healed, a crown is fabricated to RESTORE the missing tooth. When treated properly, an untrained eye (and sometimes even a trained eye!) wouldn’t know that it’s an… Read more »

Prosthodontists Replace missing teeth, Restore damaged teeth, and Renew your smile!

Prosthodontists are dental specialists who utilize a variety of treatments to replace, restore, and renew your smile! This week we will be highlighting some implant related procedures that can help you smile again. An implant replaces the root of a missing tooth and then has a restoration attached, which is what is visible when you… Read more »

Missing one or more teeth? Consider implants!

Modern medicine has refined a method of implanting titanium fixtures that can secure replacement teeth. We can replace teeth that are missing with implants that are restored with crowns

Dentures Part 2

“Ill -fitting dentures can negatively affect chewing and speech, and can lead to soreness or irritation of the oral tissues and denture-related oral infection. Excessive use of denture adhesives can also affect your health and even mask potential problems”. (American College of Prosthodontists)

Dentures (Part 1)

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, an estimated 120 million people in the United States are missing at least one tooth, and 36 million Americans are missing all teeth in one or both jaws. Missing even one tooth can severely impact a person’s confidence, job prospects and overall health. ” A Well-fitting and functioning denture… Read more »