The thought of having all their teeth removed can be scary to most people. Maybe throughout the years, you’ve had to have a tooth pulled here and there, leaving you with some gaps in your smile. Well, that’s okay. You don’t have to get the rest of your teeth removed just to have a prosthetic appliance made.
Tooth loss can feel devastating, regardless of your age when it happens. But when it happens early, in your thirties or forties, it seems especially crushing. Not to worry, there are several options to replace your natural teeth!
Most of us don’t remember learning to chew our food. It happens so early in life that by the time kindergarten rolls around, we don’t remember not knowing how. Getting dentures is a lot like getting your first set of teeth.
Implants are a substantial investment in your smile! When you decide to get them, make sure you’re choosing an implant specialist who will not only put your new teeth in right, but also continue to care for your smile after the implants are in.
You’ve been looking forward to visiting that new restaurant downtown. It’s impossible to get in without a reservation, and the day after you got your dentures you booked a table three weeks out.
Getting a dental implant? It’s more than just a one-day procedure. A dental implant is made of three different parts: the biocompatible, titanium “root” that is implanted into the jaw, the abutment that’s attached to the top of the implant, and the porcelain crown that is bonded over the abutment.