If you’ve recently received dental implants, you’re probably feeling pretty good about the way you look and feel. Not only do you have a restoration that is permanent, but it also restores your smile, making it virtually impossible for anyone to tell the difference between your real and fake teeth! But then suddenly, something doesn’t feel right and you’re left wondering what could be wrong. While the success rate for dental implant placement is high, there is a chance it could fail. Find out the signs and symptoms and if you are in need of dental implant salvage in Arlington.(more…)
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July 8, 2019
June 27, 2019
Dentures can be such a blessing. They allow you to eat a wide variety of foods, they give you a beautiful smile and they can give you the confidence you need to fully engage in life, both socially and professionally. Ideally, dentures in Arlington should fit snugly but comfortably along your gum ridge. Over time, however, they may loosen and not fit as well. Read on to learn what you and your dentist can do.(more…)
April 12, 2019
Like all cancer screenings, an oral cancer screening in Arlington is designed to find abnormal tissue that may indicate the presence of pre-cancerous or cancerous cells. The significant difference is that an oral cancer screening takes no extra time or effort on your part. All you have to do is maintain a schedule of regular dental checkupsand your dentist will take care of the rest. And because April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, now is the right time to have one.(more…)
March 23, 2019
Ideally, teeth are designed to last a lifetime—and with advances in dental health care and technology, fewer and fewer people lose all of their teeth. However, people do still lose one or a few teeth for various reasons including gum disease, decay or traumatic injury. Because tooth loss can lead to oral and general health problems, replacement is very important. The question is how long can you wait to replace a missing tooth? Read on for the answer to this question and for information about dental implants in Arlington.(more…)
March 3, 2019
If you are missing at least one tooth, then you have company. The American College of Prosthodontists estimates that more than 178 million Americans have a missing tooth. Despite the large number, this is not the company you want to keep. Tooth replacement is essential not only for the sake of your oral health, but your general health and well being, too. What could happen if you don’t replace a missing tooth? Read on for the answer to this question and a look at the benefits of dental implants in Arlington.(more…)
February 16, 2019
If you’re dealing with tooth loss, then you likely know exactly how many teeth you’re missing. Whether that number is one, three, five or even all of your teeth, dental implants in Arlington can restore the form and function of your smile. Read on to learn about the different ways dental implantscan be used to replace your missing teeth.(more…)
January 18, 2019
If you’ve always thought that dental implants were for patients needing to replace only one or two missing teeth, well, think again. Dental implants in Arlington are frequently used to give denture wearers the same sense of security. Let’s take a look at how dental implants are used with both partial and full dentures.(more…)
September 9, 2018
Congratulations! You made a great choice when you decided to go with implant-retained dentures in Arlington to restore your smile and your ability to chew and speak with confidence. Now the question is how do you properly care for your new teeth? Read on for some advice from a dentist in Arlington.
August 14, 2018
When you choose to replace missing teeth with dental implants in Arlington, you’ve chosen a solution that will transform your smile and improve dental function. Dental implants closely mimic the structure of natural teeth. An implant is a screw-like post made of the biocompatible metal titanium that is secured within the tooth socket of your jawbone. As the bone heals around the post, a strong bond is formed. Once you’ve completely healed, different types of restorations can be attached to the implant to restore a complete smile.
July 25, 2018
Congratulations! You just got new dentures in Arlington and they look great. Your new smile is being complimented, and you can eat and speak with confidence. Now if there were just something you could do about the gum discomfort and pain that is completely normal during the first few weeks that you wear dentures. The best thing to do is see your dentist, because that pain may be due to ill-fitting dentures. But in the meantime, here are some simple home remedies that can provide relief.