Missing teeth can age your smile’s appearance beyond your years, and the accompanying bone loss that occurs after tooth loss can exacerbate the older look. Fortunately, dental implants can restore a complete, youthful smile that is both aesthetically pleasing and structurally and functionally sound. Dental implants act like artificial tooth roots. That is, the jawbone… Continue reading Dental Implants: Reclaim a More Youthful Appearance
Dental surgery is a fairly vague term; there are surgical procedures from tooth extraction to cosmetic improvements. A consultation usually involves a preliminary discussion to determine what is required; a review of the patient’s overall health; a thorough oral examination; and finally a comprehensive treatment plan should be presented that outlines exactly what is involved… Continue reading Dental surgery: What should I expect at the initial consultation?
If you’ve developed problems with your gums, you might require the services of a periodontist. Depending upon what kind of treatment you need, you might need gum grafts or another type of gum surgery. If you know what to expect from surgery, you’re likely to have a better experience and a faster recovery time. Why… Continue reading Periodontal Surgery: What should I expect?