Dental Implant vs Bridge: Know Your Options

Do you need to have a tooth replaced? Sometimes a tooth simply can’t be saved. Even so, it is in your best interest to replace the tooth rather than leaving an empty space in your mouth. What are your options for replacing one or a few teeth? Dental implants and dental bridges can both replace missing teeth, but they are …

What’s the Cost of a Dental Implant for One Tooth?

Do you need to have a tooth replaced? If your tooth is damaged or decayed beyond saving or if you’ve lost a tooth previously, a dental implant is one option for replacing it. Dental implants are considered to be the highest quality tooth replacement option available. It is for this reason that dental implants are also the most expensive option. …

What is the Typical Dental Implant Failure Rate?

Dental implants are the most recommended tooth replacement option. The majority of patients who receive dental implants experience success, meaning their implant lasts for many years or even the rest of their life. But on some occasions dental implants fail. There are a variety of reasons for that, and many of them can be avoided. What is the typical dental …

Dental Implant vs Crown: Pros and Cons

Do you have a tooth that needs a major restoration? When a tooth is severely decayed, cracked, or chipped, it may need to be repaired or replaced. Dental implants and crowns are commonly used to restore function and appearance. Which option is right for you? It depends on your situation. It helps to understand the difference between these two options …

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants: What You Should Know

Dental implants are considered to be the best option for tooth replacement. But not everyone is an ideal candidate for a dental implant right away. Sometimes a bone graft procedure is required first as a preparatory measure. What exactly are bone grafting and dental implants and what do these procedures entail? Here’s what you should know. A dental implant is …

Dental Implant Financing Options

Do you need to have a tooth replaced? A dental implant is the best option for tooth replacement, but it comes with a price tag. Unfortunately, dental insurance doesn’t often cover dental implants, so patients often pay for the procedure out of pocket. Even if you have insurance that does cover dental implants, it is likely only a portion of …

The 4 Benefits of Dental Implants

Are you considering dental implants? Whether you have a missing tooth, a tooth that is severely damaged or decayed, or you need multiple teeth replaced, dental implants are the best option available.  There are other ways to replace missing or damaged teeth, such as dental bridges or even dentures. Why are dental implants considered to be the best? Consider the …

Dental Implant and Crown: Is This Combination Right For You?

If you are in need of a single tooth replacement, a dental implant and crown combination is most likely your best option. A dental implant is an artificial tooth root made of titanium that is surgically placed in the jaw bone. Titanium is a biocompatible metal that fuses with the bone through a process called osseointegration. Once the implant root …

Dental Implant vs Root Canal: What to Consider

When you have a problem with a tooth that extends into the root, there are a few different options for what to do about it. The option that is best for you depends on the situation. A root canal can sometimes save the existing tooth, but in some cases it may not be effective. A dental implant can replace a …

Dental Implants vs Dentures: What You Should Know

Are you in need of tooth replacement? Whether you need just a few or all of your teeth replaced, there are a few different options. Dental implants are often used to replace one or a few teeth and dentures are more often used when an entire arch of teeth needs to be replaced.  What’s the difference between dental implants and …