Dental implants last longer than removable prosthetics, and also offer greater security and a more lifelike appearance too. To ensure they look natural and blend with your smile, they will need a custom restoration. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will discuss how we create implant restorations.
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »