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Why is it Important to Replace Missing Teeth?
If you have recently lost one or more teeth, why is it important to replace missing teeth? Many of our patients at San Diego Prosthodontics have asked us this question. To begin with, loss of teeth has an effect on your overall oral health and appearance. Remaining teeth in your mouth will shift to fill […]
Fixed Dental Prosthesis or Dental Implant-Supported Crown?
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 a fixed dental bridge or an implant-supported dental crown, which both offer reasonable solutions for patients. Making a complex decision requires the consultation of an experienced clinician, […]
Are You Too Old For Dental Implants?
Are You Too Old for Dental Implants? 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 […]
Bring a Complete List of Medications to your Dental Appointment
Why is it Important to Bring a Complete List of your Medications to your First Dental Appointment? In order to provide patients with a comprehensive dental evaluation, it is first necessary for your dentist to review your health history. It is very important to bring a list of your current medications as well as a […]
What is an implant-supported denture ? An implant-supported denture is a type of overdenture that is supported by and attached to implants, while a conventional denture rests on the gums. An implant-supported denture is used when a person doesn’t have any teeth in the jaw, but has enough bone in the jaw to support implants. […]
How Can Dental Implants Reduce Long-term Dental Costs?
Patients who experience tooth loss have a variety of treatment options available to them. It is important to seek consultation with your prosthodontist to consider all of your options and weigh the long-term benefits s associated with each treatment plan. Dental implants are the most advanced tooth replacement method that dentists can offer their patients. […]