Posts Tagged ‘ Dental implants ’

Is an Implant Better Than a Tooth?

When should a tooth be extracted and an implant placed? My answer to the question is:  IT DEPENDS. I have placed and restored hundred of implants during the past 35 years.  At the same time, I have restored thousands of natural teeth.  Both treatments are successful if properly executed. Each patient’s dental situation is unique […]

Root Canal vs Implant Treatment

Infected Tooth Root Canal Treatment 3 Components of a Dental Implant               Of course no one looks forward to a Root Canal, but should a tooth be extracted and an implant placed?  This all depends on the restorability of the existing tooth.  If the tooth is not extremely broken […]

How to Choose an Implant Dentist

Reliability and Advantages of Dental Implants

3 Components of a Dental Implant   Dental Implants are among the most successful procedures in dentistry.  Studies have shown a five year success rate of 95%.  With proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime. A single tooth dental implant is made up of 3 components.  There’s a titanium screw that fuses to the […]

Cost of Dental Implants

There are two major costs of dental implant treatment.  The first is the implant itself and the second is the restoration (tooth or teeth).  If your dentist is going to replace a missing tooth utilizing a dental implant, they will usually refer you to an oral surgeon or a periodontist to have the implant placed.  […]

Dental Implant Advantages

  Top 10 Advantages of Dental Implants Dental Implant Dental Implants are titanium “roots” that are painlessly placed and become fused to your bone.  A natural looking crown or fixed bridge can be placed on your new “roots”. Implant “roots” can also be used to anchor full or partial dentures, and restore your biting ability.  […]