What You Need to Know About Dental Implants

Living with a full set of upper or lower dentures (or both)? Maybe you’re tired of the discomfort, maintenance hassle, and speech problems you have endured for years. You may have even suffered progressive jawbone loss to the point where your dentures no longer fit well, and it’s time to take action. For the patient who…

Can Any Dentist Provide My Dental Implant?

With all the online advertising and buzz, many people have come to believe that dental implants are available from any dental practice. There is a general misunderstanding that all dentists are qualified to perform any dental procedure and that the quality is the same. While any licensed dentist can legally perform a dental implant, dentists…

Extend The Longevity Of Your Dental Implants

Oral hygiene is critical for the life span of your dental implants. After you have had surgery, you should make sure you give special attention to your oral hygiene. We want you to remember these tips so you can keep your dental implants for a long time: Brush Your Teeth You should always brush your…

How do Dental Implants Work?

Are you interested in getting dental implants? Dental implants can be very beneficial in that they are the closest thing to an actual tooth. Unlike dentures or bridges, they are a more permanent and comfortable solution. They also won’t cause decay to your teeth over time. If you’ve been interested in getting dental implants and…

Are my Gums too Unhealthy for Dental Implants?

If you struggle with gum disease and have ever considered dental implants, chances are that you have had the question of, are my gums healthy enough for a dental implant? This is a simple question with a slightly more complicated answer. The truth is that it is not recommended to get dental implants if you…

How to Care for Your Dental Implants

Just like caring for your natural teeth, caring for implants is of the utmost importance for both your health and the longevity of your teeth. Not caring for your teeth can lead to problems such as bone loss and the eventual loss of your implant. With this in mind, it is important to know just…

Is a Dental Implant Right for You?

A dental implant is a surgical component used to support a prosthesis. It’s an extremely popular and effective way to replace a missing tooth or a damaged tooth that can’t ultimately be saved. If you have healthy gums and an adequate amount of bone, a post can first be implanted into your jaw. After the post has…

What is the Procedure for Dental Implants?

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants mimic the natural teeth in a way that no other prosthetic can do. That is because Dr. James Phelan completes a surgical procedure that provides you with artificial roots to hold your replacement teeth in place. This consists of a titanium cylinder that he screws into…

Three Reasons Dental Implants Are Worth The Cost

If you have a bit of sticker shock after receiving a quote for a dental implant, you’re not alone. Inserting dental implants is a long and involved procedure that requires a lot of specialized equipment and expertise, so the surgery isn’t cheap. However, most patients find that their dental implants really are well worth what…