Posts Categorized: Tooth Loss

Let’s Review: What To Do When You’re Missing Teeth

When you’re missing teeth (which might mean you lost one tooth or you’re missing up to all of your teeth), there are some things you need to do in order to get back to a complete smile. Of course, the end goal is that you have replaced your teeth with prosthetic dental care you’re happy… Read more »

Beware The Dangerous Tooth Loss Rumors

When you deal with tooth loss, you will likely find yourself having conversations with people about how they handled their own missing teeth. You’ll see things online if you choose to seek out information this way (though we don’t suggest it; much of what you see is not reliable). As a result, you may come… Read more »

Tooth Loss Questions: Have You Visited Us Yet?

How is your smile doing? Do you have an open space due to tooth loss? Perhaps you’re nodding your head up and down, while thinking, “Actually, I have more than one open space.” Whatever the details include, it’s important that you realize your missing teeth present a serious risk for your oral health now and… Read more »

Your Dentures Could Be More Secure with Dental Implants

The importance of replacing lost teeth is underscored by the fact that prosthetics were among the first dental restorations ever created (in the forms of primitive crowns, bridges, and dentures).  Today, replacement teeth have become more stable and lifelike than ever before – thanks in large part to the innovation of dental implants. For instance,… Read more »

Complications Of Tooth Loss

We often find that patients become conflicted when they suffer from tooth loss. They know that they would prefer to enjoy a mouth full of teeth but they commonly begin to wonder whether replacing teeth is worth the effort or the investment, or if there’s anything wrong with an open space or two. Some even… Read more »

Dental Implant Care: A Quiz

Making the decision to address your tooth loss with dental implants is quite exciting. Not only will you be replacing the visible part of your tooth but also your roots for incredible stability. While you may feel certain about your decision and the treatment’s benefits, you may not feel quite so sure about what to… Read more »

3 Reasons To Replace Missing Teeth

For the most part, we find that patients initially become focused and overwhelmed by the esthetic aspect of their tooth loss. From a single tooth to a full arch of teeth, the emotional effects of having open spaces in your smile can become quite burdensome. While your confidence and ability to feel good about your… Read more »

Bridge Benefits: All Good News

If you are missing a tooth, you may be doing everything you can to hide your smile. For some patients this means covering their smile with their hand. For others, this simply means avoiding social interactions that were once enjoyable. What’s worse about tooth loss is that it can interfere with daily activities you never… Read more »

Dental Bridges: Bridging the Gap In Your Smile

We often find that patients missing one or only a few teeth feel like they should be able to be tough and just deal with the problem. This is sometimes the result of worrying about finding a cost-effective solution, sometimes because patients simply are not aware that they have many options, and often because some… Read more »

The Connection between Missing Teeth and Mobility

If you are missing teeth, you are concerned about your smile, but you are probably not too worried about your physical mobility. However, according to a new study from University College London (UCL) in the UK, there is a link between missing teeth and overall health. In fact, significant tooth loss may be an early… Read more »