Dental Implants

5 Signs It’s Time to Give Up on a Tooth

In general, we want to preserve your natural teeth as long as we can. However, there comes a point when it’s time to admit that the best course of action is removing the tooth and replacing it, hopefully with a dental implant.  But how do you know when you’ve reached that point? [...]

Dental Implants Through the Ages

Teeth have always played a big role in human civilization — same with tooth loss. Even now, with all the advancements we’ve made in dental technology, tooth loss is still prevalent. Partly, it's a vicious cycle: the longer you keep your teeth, the longer you can stay healthy and the longer you will live. But [...]

Can Dental Implants Cause Headaches?

Ordinarily Dick Van Dyke tweeting about headaches wouldn’t be the source of a half dozen news articles, but recent concerns over the potential side effects of titanium dental implants have set the dental community abuzz with rumors — again! Many are concerned that dental implants — specifically, titanium dental implants — [...]

Choosing an Implant Dentist

So you’ve finally decided to get dental implants. First of all, congratulations! Dental implants are one of the most reliable tooth replacement methods available, boasting a 98 percent success rate. When the procedure is finished, you’ll have replacement teeth that are just as strong, functional, and attractive as the real teeth that [...]

Will Root Canal Therapy Leave a Tooth Too Weak?

If you have a tooth that is infected, you have two options to deal with the problem. One option is to get root canal therapy, which will remove the infection and restore the tooth to a natural appearance and good function. The other option is to have the tooth removed and replaced, ideally with [...]