Dental Implants– Benefits of the Specialist Team Approach to Treatment

On April 13, 2016, in Blog, Implants, Prosthodontics, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Are you confused about where to go for dental implant treatment?  Many different dentists claim to be ‘leaders and experts’ in the field of implant dentistry.  There are a number of implant centers and general dentists who offer to provide both the surgical and restorative aspects of dental implant treatment.  In order to decide what […]

What are the options when missing multiple teeth?

Part 2: Replacing Multiple Teeth Replacing multiple teeth can be achieved using one of several therapeutic options: a conventional fixed bridge, multiple single-tooth implant restorations, a fixed implant supported bridge, a removable partial denture, or an implant-assisted removable partial denture.  Treatment options vary with individual needs.  Appropriate space, gum tissue, underlying bone and overall health […]

 

What Are The Options To Replace Your Missing Tooth – Implant Crown

On December 21, 2015, in Announcements, Blog, Implants, Restoration Options, by Scott Recksiedler

What are the options to replace your missing teeth? Part 1: Single Tooth Replacement

 

Dr. Gulbransen Appointed Prosthodontic Consultant

On November 16, 2015, in Announcements, Blog, Implants, Prosthodontics, by Scott Recksiedler

San Diego Prosthodontics is proud to announce that Dr. Harold Gulbransen has been appointed to the position of prosthodontic consultant for the San Diego Mini Residency Implant Study Club run by Drs. Jason Gile, Brian Oleksy, and James Eckstein of the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery. Dr. Gulbransen has lectured extensively both nationally and […]

Is Your Cosmetic Dentist a Prosthodontist?  Ask.

Do you know if your cosmetic dentist is a prosthodontist?  Ask. The American Dental Association does not recognize cosmetic dentistry or implantology as dental specialties.  The following nine areas of dentistry are the only official ADA recognized specialties:  Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, […]

Are You Too Old for Dental Implants?

On March 4, 2015, in Blog, Implants, Prosthodontic Technology, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Are you too old for dental implants?   It is a common misconception that dental implants are not appropriate for aging patients.  The good news is that dental implants can be placed in adult patients of any age as long as there is sufficient bone present to support the implants and your overall general health […]

What makes the office of San Diego prosthodontic specialist Dr. Harold Gulbransen office so special?

San Diego Prosthodonic Specialist Dr. Harold J. Gulbransen In today’s world, we know that you have a choice when it comes to your dental care. We encourage you to ask questions and involve yourself in treatment planning your care. We enjoy informing our patients about their oral health and all the treatment options available to […]

Implant-Supported Crown or Fixed Dental Bridge?

On October 15, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Implants, Uncategorized, by Joanne

Implant-Supported Crown or Fixed Dental Bridge?   If you are missing a tooth, there are many factors to consider when creating a treatment plan to replace your tooth. There are two accepted therapeutic approaches, either an implant-supported crown or fixed dental bridge, which both offer reasonable solutions for patients. Making a complex decision requires the consultation […]

Partial Denture or a Dental Bridge?

On August 22, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Dentures, Implants, Restoration Options, Uncategorized, by Joanne

  Partial Denture or a Dental Bridge?  What is the difference between a partial denture and a dental bridge?   A partial denture is a dental prosthodontic appliance (artificial tooth or teeth) that can be removed from the mouth and cleaned like conventional dentures.  Partial dentures are often referred to as removable partial dentures or […]

 

Bone Resorption: The Ultimate Consequence of Tooth Loss

On August 20, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Implants, Resource Library, Uncategorized, by Joanne

Bone Resorption: The Ultimate Consequence of Tooth Loss Learn about bone resorption and the prevention of bone loss   What is bone resorption?  Why does bone loss result from tooth loss? Natural tooth roots are embedded in the jawbone, providing a stable foundation that allows the teeth to function properly.  The part of your natural […]

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