Why Should I Replace My Missing Tooth?

When we get calls from patients that are missing teeth they often assume that they’re one of the only people suffering from it. But you’d probably be surprised to learn that 178 million Americans are also missing at least one tooth. This is actually one…

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5 Dental Implant Aftercare Tips

No matter the cause is of your missing teeth, the best possible treatment option to replace your missing teeth often includes the use of dental implants. San Diego patients that are suffering from missing teeth can get beautiful, natural-looking and feeling teeth that perform just…

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The Dental Implant Process: What’s Involved?

For individuals living with missing teeth or dealing with unsteady dentures, learning about dental implants can be life-changing. After all, dental implants have a 98% success rate, look completely natural, and allow patients to live normal lives without having to think about the appearance of…

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How Successful Are Dental Implants?

We all know teeth are important, but many people don’t realize how important they are until they are gone. Missing one tooth or multiple teeth can damage a person’s self-esteem, make it difficult for them to eat or speak and even force them to stop…

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How Often Do I Need A Check-Up For My Dental Implants?

Dental implants are incredibly popular and effective for patients in San Diego that need one or more teeth replaced. Implants are small posts that are anchored in the upper or lower jawbone to act as replacements for the root portion of a missing tooth. The…

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are a long-term solution for San Diego patients missing one or more teeth. Unlike other dental procedures, placing a dental implant will provide patients with a lifetime replacement for their missing teeth. Dental implants include three parts: Implant: A small titanium screw that…

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Achieving Success with Dental Implants: Part 2

Dental implants are now in wide use all over the world and are often considered the standard of care for replacement of missing teeth. Is it estimated that over 5.5 million implants were placed in 2006.According to a recent report by GBI research, over 3…

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Achieving Success with Dental Implants: Part 1

Dental implants are becoming increasingly common and scientific meta-analyses have demonstrated 97-99% long term success rates. However, there are some basic principles and guidelines clinicians should follow to achieve high predictability and long term stability. In addition to appropriate medical screening of patients, treatment planning,…

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