This may come as a surprise to many, but tooth loss is extremely common in Americans. Dr. Staten sees cases every week, the cause ranging from decay or genetics to dental trauma or periodontal disease. Most people would think tooth loss is simply a cosmetic issue…. who wants to walk around missing teeth?! It can […]
If you’re reading this blog in a state of panic about your lost tooth, rest assured, your tooth can be replaced. To add to the good news, you should also know that a dental implant restoration can provide a prosthetic tooth that looks, functions, and feels like a natural tooth. And if you’re wondering exactly […]
Did you know that a lost tooth may not be the end of your oral healthwoes? A few complications can stem from a missing tooth. Among these complications are a condition called the domino effect (further tooth loss) and a reduction in jawbone density. Both of these problems have a common source in insufficient nutrition. […]
A lost tooth can raise some serious concerns. Chief among them is the fear that the lost tooth will destroy one’s appearance. Thankfully, dentistry has tooth-replacement methods that can fill the gap in a smile. At the summit of these methods stand dental implants. In addition to filling in gaps, they offer several other benefits […]
A missing tooth can present a major problem. First, it can inflict serious cosmetic damage on your smile. Second, the first lost tooth is not always the last. Take this quiz about dental implants from Dr. Deborha Staten and see what you can learn about one of the top tooth-replacement methods available.
What makes a dental implant so special? The answer lies in the parts that make up the whole. Read below as Dr. Deborha Staten takes a closer look at the parts of a dental implant.