Implant dentists specialize in reconstructing people’s smiles. They do this by surgically implanting a replacement root for a tooth whose natural root has decayed (or has been damaged) past the point of saving. That one implant can function as the root for more than one tooth, and an entire upper or lower set can be placed on as few as four strategically-placed implants.
The metal implant dentists use is titanium. Titanium is act
Cosmetic dentistry patients spend, on average, between $5,000 and $6,000 on procedures to improve their smiles. While those numbers may seem high all by themselves, it’s also important to note that those are the averages. A basic in-office whitening may only cost a hundred dollars or so, while full-mouth cosmetic dental procedures can easily crack five figures.
The main question most would-be patients ask first is: Do dental plans cover any of that cost? And, unfortunately, there’s no simple answer.
While nearly al
“What is TMJ disorder?” TMJ disorder is an inflammation of one or both of the joints connecting the jawbone to the skull. The inflammation can be caused by stress, bruxism (teeth grinding), infection, or any other pathology commonly associated with irritation and inflammation.
“How do I know if I ha
If you are one of the approximately 6% of Canadians who are missing all of their natural teeth, or if you simply have one missing tooth, you should consider visiting a dental implant specialist. By surgically implanting an artificial tooth with a titanium base into your jaw, dental implant specialists are able to recreate beautiful, natural-looking teeth.
Here are the top four facts you should know before undergoing a dental implant procedure:
1. Dental implant procedures are successful: Many studies have shown that dental implant surgeries performed by a dental implant specialist have a 98% success rate. The