If your dentist has recommended that you get dental implants, you may be concerned with the cost. Although, implants do not cost as much as other dental procedures, and may seem like an expense you can do without. However, in order to invest in your long-term oral health, you need to spend a little bit now to save your mouth later. Dental implants are worth the cost because of the overall effect they have on your oral health. If your… Read more »
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Are Dental Implants Painful?
When it comes to dental implantation surgery there are two approaches. You can have the implants placed in one stage or in multiple stages. As with any surgery there may be some discomfort but the aftermath is worth it. Dental implants are not painful once they have settled in your mouth. It is only the after effects of the surgery that can cause some pain, but it is usually minimal and your dentist will prescribe something to help you deal… Read more »
Material Options For Dental Implants
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into the jaw to support a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants are safe, sturdy and a common option for people who have lost teeth after a bout with periodontal disease or injury. Depending on the state of your jaw, your dentist may propose one of two types of implant: an endosteal implant or a subperiosteal implant. What is an endosteal implant? An endosteal implant is surgically embedded into… Read more »