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Why Is Bone Preservation for Dental Implants Important?

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If you’re missing one, several, or all of your natural teeth, you may qualify for dental implants. Unlike other tooth restoration options, dental implants replace both your natural tooth root and your missing tooth. The result is a strong, natural-looking tooth replacement that can last for life with proper care. To qualify for dental implants,… READ MORE

What are Upscale All-on-4® Type of Dental Implants?

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Smile Makeover, Tooth Replacement

In recent years, commercial providers have begun to offer various “same-day” dental implant services, all offered under unique names (i.e., All-on-4®1, Clear Choice Dental Implants®2, Dental Implants in One Day, Teeth in a Day®3, Teeth in an Hour, etc.). At Elite Prosthetic Dentistry, we specialize in our own high-quality version of this procedure, which we… READ MORE

All the Questions You Want to Ask About Dental Implants

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Missing one or multiple teeth can be challenging, diminishing your self-confidence and causing you to hide your smile. In severe cases, this problem can also lead to long-term health concerns. If you have missing teeth or believe that dental implants are a viable option for you, you most likely have some immediate questions. Fortunately, the Elite… READ MORE

Why Do Some Anterior Implant Restorations Look More Natural?

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The hardest tooth in the mouth to restore is one of the four maxillary incisors, because they are directly in the line of sight and are being compared to the other incisors next to them. Even more difficult than that is the restoration of an implant in that location. Unless the implant is precisely placed using a very… READ MORE

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants

Bone grafting and dental implants typically go hand-in-hand, as the loss of a tooth can wear down the surrounding jawbone structure and a dental implant is a common procedure to replace lost teeth. As soon as a person loses a tooth, bone loss begins. In order to place a sturdy, reliable dental implant, a bone… READ MORE

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Wait For Your Dental Implant

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You need dental implants, but you are reluctant to get started. We understand that there is some hesitation and life gets in the way. However, here are a list of reasons as to why you shouldn’t wait. 1. Stop your remaining teeth from moving. Your teeth help keep everything in place. When you are missing a… READ MORE

Facts About Bone Grafting

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants

Modern bone grafts can be used to fix a number of dental and facial issues and are often required. Dental implants often cannot be placed without first getting a bone graft. If you are considering getting dental implants or think you’re in need of a bone graft, here are some things you may want to… READ MORE

Dental Implants Supporting a Cosmetic Smile Makeover

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Smile Makeover, Success Stories

This patient was referred to us by her Orthodontist and General Dentist, when she was fifteen years old, for a smile makeover, using implants to replace her congenitally missing permanent teeth. Even though she was in the middle of orthodontic therapy, we were called upon to provide guidance on the tooth positionings so that there would be… READ MORE