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Implants - What You Need to Know about Silver Fillings vs. Tooth-Colored Fillings

Category: Implants
Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

There once was a time when silver fillings were the standard rule for anyone who needed a tooth filled. It seems like almost everybody of a certain age has at least one metallic-colored silver filling in one of their back teeth. Today, patients can choose between the classic silver (a.k.a. amalgam) fillings or tooth-colored bonded fillings. Many patients are opting for the tooth-colored fillings for both aesthetic and comfort reasons. But what are the differences between silver amalgam fillings and tooth colored

 
 

Dental Implants in Just One Visit – It Is Now a Reality

Category: Implants
Posted on: Friday, Oct 21, 2011

It's a sad fact that in United States there are around 22,000,000 people that wear dentures or have the misfortune of missing teeth. Dental implants have become more and more popular because of all the advantages they provide. For denture wearers, they can forever leave behind the frustrations of maintaining and wearing them. For those who have missing teeth, implants have become a procedure of choice. Dental implant procedures have been around since the 1950s. But of course with anything, remarkable improvements are made on a yearly basis.

How has the dental implant procedure changed in the last five years?

It seems like everything today is becoming easier, more efficient and faster.

 
 

Dental Implants Give You More To Be Excited About

Category: Implants
Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011

Dental Implants are truly one of the best cosmetic dentistry procedures that a person can get if needed. The advantages of implants over dentures or bridges are many. One of the major advantages of having an implant is its functionality. Unlike dentures and bridges, you never have to worry about anything after they've been placed and you've healed from the procedure.

It's great to be able to chew your food and smile without worrying about your teeth coming out are looking bad. Although functionality is one of the main benefits of receiving implants, that's not enough in our presence society. People not only want the functionality of the implants, but they also want them to look exactly like natural teeth.
 

 
 

Improve the Quality of Your Life With Dental Implants

Category: Implants
Posted on: Thursday, May 26, 2011

If you have a missing tooth, bridges or dentures, you might want to reconsider the option of dental implants. The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons concluded that 68 percent of adults between the ages of 35 to 45 are missing at least one of their permanent teeth for various reasons. Also 26% of those that have reached 75 years of age will have none of their permanent teeth. Bridges and dentures are clearly a distant second to the effectiveness and look of dental implants.

 
 

Can You Really Afford Veneers?

Category: Implants
Posted on: Saturday, Apr 09, 2011

There are many factors involved in the cost. Surgery is one cost as well as the cost of the materials and labor performed to fabricate the false tooth or teeth that will be placed by the dentist.

A cosmetic dentists fee to perform surgery and placement can cost anywhere from  $1000 to $3000. However, if you have more than one tooth to implant and if there's other procedures such as grafting, the cost will rise proportionally to the work, time and materials needed to give you the very best results.