Category: Bone Loss

Tooth loss leads to bone loss and more costs

  Tooth loss equals bone loss. And in the end, it’s the bone loss that can lead to higher treatment costs. There may be no easier way to state this fact. To help you understand why and how this happens requires a brief explanation. If you have suffered tooth loss, you will be glad you […]

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The varying costs of dentures and other considerations

Perhaps you recently had a dental appointment to address concerns with your teeth. Your dentist then recommended dentures as one treatment option. Now, you are in fact-finding mode to compare the varying costs associated with dentures. If this is the case, we can recommend a dentist near you. But before we do that, allow us […]

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How long will my dental implants last? – Part 2

In Part 1 of this discussion on “How long will my dental implants last?” we attempted to place the longevity of dental implants in perspective, which requires good daily homecare regimens. This is the simplest, most cost-effective thing you can do to keep your dental implants healthy. Here, we’ll expound on the very important need […]

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If you struggle to eat nutrient-rich foods with a denture, dental implants may help

Many people with missing teeth suffer from the challenge of chewing a variety of nutrient-rich foods. Even when missing teeth have been replaced with a partial denture or full denture plate, these types of prostheses can still be extremely difficult to eat with. If you find yourself under similar circumstances and, as a consequence, you […]

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The dangers of removable dentures

Who could argue with so many denture wearers when they complain that dentures just don’t feel right? Not only does a loose, removable denture feel unnatural, it can be dangerous. Removable dentures are a tooth-replacement option that has been around for a long time. Your great-grandparents may well have worn removable dentures. The image of […]

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Dental Implants – standard of care for missing teeth

Dental implants are the standard of care in modern dentistry for replacing missing teeth – whether you need one tooth, several teeth or a full set of new teeth. Why is this option preferred above all others? Dental implants have a superior long-term success track record Dental implants were first commercially available in the mid-1960s. […]

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