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


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 […]

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 […]


Are you a Candidate for a Dental Bridge?

Are you a Candidate for A Dental Bridge?  What is a Dental Bridge?   If you are missing one or more teeth you may be a candidate for a dental bridge. Not only is a gap between your teeth unsightly, but other problems may arise as a result of the missing teeth. Missing teeth is […]

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Are you a Candidate for Dental Implants?

On May 8, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Implants, Restoration Options, by Harold Gulbransen

  Are you a candidate for dental Implants? Are you missing all or most of your natural teeth?  Are you interested in learning about alternatives to traditional removable dentures?  If you or someone you know has lost teeth through an accident, disease or decay, dental implants may be an excellent tooth replacement option.  With the […]

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Prosthodontists–Specialists in Tooth Replacement

  Prosthodontists: Specialists in Tooth Replacement   If you are considering tooth replacement with dental implants, the first step should be a consultation with a prosthodontist.  Why a prosthodontist?  The answer is simple.  Prosthodontists are the experts in tooth replacement, with two to three years of additional training after dental school in the restoration and […]


Newest Innovations in Implant-Supported Fixed Dentures

On February 1, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Implants, Prosthodontic Technology, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Implant-Supported Fixed Dentures                               At SAN DIEGO PROSTHODONTICS, Dr. Harold Gulbransen is proud to offer the latest technology in fabricating implant-supported fixed dentures.  An implant-supported fixed denture replaces teeth when all or most of the teeth are missing in a patient’s upper or lower jaw.  This type of restoration is sometimes used when a patient […]


What are the Advantages of Immediate Dentures?

On November 20, 2013, in Dentures, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Immediate Dentures–What are the Advantages? An immediate denture is a complete or partial denture that is inserted on the same day as teeth are extracted, immediately following removal of natural teeth.  There are several advantages that immediate dentures provide for patients.  First and foremost, immediate dentures provide an important psychological advantage because patients never have […]