Posts Categorized: Dental Implants

Completing Your New Implants With Lifelike Restorations

When we place a dental implant, we have the ability to address tooth loss with a long-lasting post that acts as a new root. But what about the visible part, the portion people see whenever you laugh or smile? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will discuss how we design and create a lifelike… Read more »

The Secret to Bouncing Back from Tooth Loss

After suffering tooth loss, patients can experience a wide variety of complications aside from its effect on their smiles’ appearance. For example, the empty space in your smile can affect your bite’s balance. That imbalance can over-stress your jaw joints and damage your teeth. Also, the loss of your teeth roots can lead to diminished… Read more »

Questions About Dental Implants?

Losing one, several, or all of your teeth can seem less intimidating if you already know what you should do afterwards. Unfortunately, not everyone does, and even those who know they should replace their lost teeth might not know the best way to do so. In most cases, dental implants can offer a more comprehensive… Read more »

Q&A: What are My Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

Tooth loss is a serious dental heath issue that affects millions of people in the United States. In fact, even the loss of a single tooth can lead to serious negative consequences for your oral health. To ensure continued health and stability, you should seek a replacement for your missing teeth. A number of dental… Read more »

What Causes TMJ Disorder?

The temporomandibular joints connect our jaw to the skull. Without these joints, all jaw movement would be impossible, such as the action required to eat or even speak. For over ten million Americans, TMJ disorder develops when the jaw joints become strained. Without treatment, TMJ disorder can make opening and closing your mouth difficult and uncomfortable.

Astoria Dentist’s Quiz on Tooth Loss & Dental Implants

Dental treatment is most effective when it lasts. If your smile is afflicted by tooth decay or gum disease, then appropriate treatment should also reduce the risk of further infection in the future. When it comes to tooth loss, restoring your smile is most effective when you replace the entire structure of your lost tooth,… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Answers: What is a Dental Implant?

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to your dental health. For instance, if you lose a tooth, then you may instinctively know that replacing it is important, but knowing the full effects of tooth loss can help you understand the benefits and shortcomings of your tooth-replacement options. As a dedicated dentist in Astoria, Dr…. Read more »

Astoria Dentist Discusses the Cosmetic Benefits of Dental Implants

As prosthetic tooth roots, dental implants offer many benefits for replacing lost teeth and restoring your smile’s function. However, did you realize that implants can also help ensure that your replacement teeth look and perform as lifelike as possible? Without dental implants, your partial or complete denture may require clasps and special adhesives to remain… Read more »

Your Astoria Dentist Wants to See What You Know About Dental Implants

Part of our dedication to helping our patients maintain beautiful, healthy, and fully-functional smiles is educating them about their oral health, the dangers it faces, and the most efficient ways of protecting and treating your smile. As one of the most devastating events that can affect your mouth, tooth loss is especially dangerous because it… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Discusses the Reinvention of Traditional Dentures

While losing one or more teeth can be unsettling, losing most or all of your teeth can be devastating. Even if you didn’t mind a small gap in your smile, chances are you’d feel differently if the gap extended to cover your entire dental ridge. Luckily, you don’t have to spend the rest of your… Read more »