Month: September 2018

How Do Dental Implants Look So Natural?

Tooth loss not only impacts your appearance but your overall oral health as well. Fortunately, we have lifelike and long-lasting dental implants to help address the gaps in your smile. What makes dental implants look so natural? How do we use them to help patients in Albuquerque, NM, enjoy a full smile?

What Makes Dental Implants Last So Long?

One factor that makes dental implants different from bridges and removable dentures is their durability. While a bridge and removable denture typically last around a decade, placing an implant provides Albuquerque, NM, patients with a new tooth that may last for decades.

How Do I Address Gum Disease?

You may not think gum disease connects to your implant candidacy. However, advanced gum disease, also known as periodontitis, not only leads to tooth loss, but can lead to the failure of your new implant-supported teeth. We’re looking at what our Albuquerque, NM, patients can do to avoid periodontal disease.

What If I Have Lost Jawbone Tissue?

Tooth loss does more than just leave gaps in your smile. Missing teeth may impact your overall health. In order to ensure your smile qualifies for implant dentistry, we may need to address loss of jawbone density. Find out how we help patients in Albuquerque, NM, with the gaps in their smile.