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Category Archives: Dental Implants

Wondering What Factors Can Impact the Cost of Dental Implant Treatment? Here We Provide Some Answers

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Posted on November, 16 2022 by Dr Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

Dental implants are the most realistic and secure form of restorative dentistry for missing natural teeth. However, since they are the only restorative option that essentially replaces your tooth’s root and can even help prevent bone loss in the jaw. While they can initially be more expensive than other treatments, if performed correctly, they can… READ MORE

3 Things to Know When Considering Transitioning from Dentures to Dental Implants

Posted in Dental Implants, Dentures

Posted on October, 18 2022 by Dr George Talmazov, DDS, MSD

Dentures are an affordable tooth replacement option that allow you to replace several missing teeth or a mouth full of missing teeth. However, dentures have their downsides—not only do they not help replace lost jawbone, they, in fact, contribute to it. Furthermore, dentures need to be relined or replaced every few years as they lose… READ MORE

Treatable Common Dental Conditions Which Cause Patients to Be Self-Conscious About Their Smile

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Gum Contouring, Porcelain Veneers, Smile Makeover, Teeth Whitening

Posted on September, 30 2022 by Dr George Talmazov, DDS, MSD

It’s not uncommon for people to be self-conscious about their smiles. There are many reasons someone may be hesitant about showing their teeth or want to keep their mouth closed when smiling for pictures. Fortunately, many dental conditions that cause patients to be self-conscious about their smiles are entirely treatable. Advanced cosmetic and restorative dental… READ MORE

Common Factors That Can Limit the Success of Dental Implants

Posted in Dental Implants, Precision Implant Placement

Posted on August, 25 2022 by Dr Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

Multiple factors related to dental implant treatment can impact their success rate among patients, with the national average being around 80-90% [1]. However, at Elite Prosthetic Dentistry, we have a dental implant success rate of 97% or greater over a period greater than 20 years, due in part to our high-precision placement process, advanced dental… READ MORE

before after dental implant with bone graft

Why Is Bone Preservation for Dental Implants Important?

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Posted on June, 15 2022 by Dr Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

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

Posted on January, 13 2022 by Dr Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

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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Posted on August, 9 2021 by Dr Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

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

What is a Sinus Lift Procedure, and How is it used with Dental Implants?

Posted in Dental Implants, Sinus Lift

Posted on August, 9 2021 by Dr Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

Deciding to have dental implants inserted by a highly trained and well-known prosthodontist is one of the most dependable ways to restore a beautiful smile permanently. However, in some cases, simply placing dental implants may not be feasible due to the deterioration of the bone at the prospective implant sites in the jaw after losing teeth. In these instances,… READ MORE

Why Do Some Anterior Implant Restorations Look More Natural?

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Posted on June, 4 2021 by Dr Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

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

Posted on June, 3 2021 by Dr Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

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