Category: Dental Implants

Placing Your Dental Implants

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Oral surgery is about more than just extracting teeth. In fact, we can use oral surgery to replace missing teeth! In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist talks about how we address minor or even severe tooth loss with one or more dental implants. A full smile is possible, with results that can last for… Read more »

How Jaw Surgery Prepares Your Smile For Dental Implants

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When tooth loss occurs and time passes before a tooth is replaced, this could mean the jaw weakens with time and causes an aged appearance. To make your smile stable enough to support new teeth, then you may need jaw surgery. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists talk about grafting and sinus lifts.

Treating Your Missing Teeth With Dental Implants

When you have lost a tooth, or even if you have lost several, then you may need to seek replacement to avoid complications. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist talks about how we place and restore dental implants, and how this could offer new teeth that last for decades to come, and preserve your… Read more »

What Makes A Dental Implant Like A Natural Tooth?

Dental implants not only look natural, but they preserve your facial structure and last for decades to come. But what makes them so much like a natural tooth, and who qualifies for them? In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will talk about how we plan and place dental implants, and how they help protect… Read more »

Supporting Dentures With Dental Implants

We recently explained how a bridge could help replace missing teeth, and how dental implants could ensure the prosthetic lasts for years to come. In today’s blog, we continue this conversation by explaining the way your Olathe, KS, dentists use dental implants to support a set of dentures that will never slip.

The Benefits Of Implant Bridges

Typically, dental bridges will be held in place with dental crowns. However, in order to offer a longer lasting solution to tooth loss for patients in Olathe, KS, we may secure them with implant dentistry. Find out what benefits implant bridges will offer, and why addressing tooth loss, even minor tooth loss, is essential for… Read more »

Why So Many People Choose Dental Implants

While tooth loss is still a problem for many patients, and its effects can be disastrous for your smile, there are several options for addressing it and rebuilding your smile. Only one of those options, however, can offer the complete restorative benefits that come with replacing your teeth’s roots as well as their visible crowns…. Read more »

Understanding The Effects Of Tooth Loss

Losing a tooth as an adult is not quite as fun and exciting as it is when it happens as a child. In fact, the experience can be quite traumatic. Aside from there not being a visit from the tooth fairy, there is also a handful of serious and negative consequences from losing a permanent… Read more »

Prosthodontist Referral: Why Me?

When most people think “smile care” they think “dentist.” This is just what we love to hear, but you might not know that there are specialties in the dental field, each with their own names and areas of expertise. If you have been referred to a prosthodontist in Olathe, KS, then most likely you are… Read more »

Implants Offer Permanent Smile Support

Losing a tooth as an adult, whether from advanced decay, infection, accident, or injury, can leave you with what feels like a void in your smile. When a missing tooth is in the front of the mouth, it can feel like a more urgent necessity to replace it. However, a missing tooth (even one in… Read more »

Is My Smile Eligible For A Dental Implant?

If you have faced tooth loss of one or more teeth, you have probably considered replacement. Maybe you already have replaced the tooth, but you are considering a permanent replacement via a dental implant. A dental implant can replace the roots of a missing tooth to give long-lasting stability to your smile. Implants can support… Read more »

Surprising Consequences Of Tooth Loss

Losing a tooth as an adult is a much different scenario than losing a tooth as a child. For starters, adult tooth loss usually is not accompanied by a dollar under your pillow from the Tooth Fairy. Adult tooth loss is usually the result of a negative experience, since most adult teeth (apart from wisdom… Read more »

Why Are Dental Implants Important?

Losing a tooth when you are an adult is a much different experience than losing a tooth as a child. A missing tooth can make a big difference in your appearance. It can also affect your abilities to chew, bite, and speak. Losing a tooth can also lead to a loss of bone density in… Read more »

The Importance Of Dental Implants

Losing a tooth as an adult can make a big difference on your smile’s appearance. Losing a tooth can also take a toll on your abilities to chew, bite, and even speak. Did you know that a missing tooth can also lead to a loss of bone density in the jawbone supporting your teeth? This… Read more »

FAQs About Dental Implants

The loss of an adult tooth can lead to a loss in your ability to bite and chew. It can affect your speech. Tooth loss can even lead to a loss of bone density in your jaw. Dental implants are small, bio-compatible titanium posts that are inserted into your bone to support a restorative replacement,… Read more »