Category Archives: Crown & Bridge

Why We Recommend Dental Implants.

For many years, I’ve been a proponent of dental implants. Not only have I completed advanced training in this area of dentistry, I have been a long-time member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), achieving Associate Fellowship status … Continue reading

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Crown & Bridge – Not Always ‘Apples To Apples.’

When some people are missing one or more natural teeth, one of their options for replacement is with a crown-&-bridge combination. This is possible when a natural tooth exists on each side of where missing teeth are to be replaced. … Continue reading

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Dental Implants – A Lifetime Value!

Like most, I grew up being taught the value of a hard-earned dollar, learning early that “money doesn’t grow on trees.” This is what prompts us to carefully weigh the long-term value of the purchases we make. Getting the most … Continue reading

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Why Replace Missing Teeth? And How You Can.

Too many adults in our nation assume that losing a natural tooth is normal. Yes, accidents contribute to some tooth loss but the number one reason for losing adult teeth is periodontal (gum) disease. And, gum disease, although too prevalent … Continue reading

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Enjoy Exceptional Dentistry With Easy Payment Options

A friend wanted to have an eyelid lift (also known as blepharoplasty) to get rid of heavy bags under her eyes and sagging skin drooping down on the lower lids. Her goal in having the lift was to achieve a … Continue reading

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Experience & Advanced Skills Matter With Dental Implants

A growing number of American adults are opting for Dental Implants to replace missing teeth. As a dentist, I know what a wise investment they are since I can see the advantages that occur both above and below the gums. … Continue reading

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Dental Implants Offer Many Advantages

Over the years, I’ve seen many dental advancements in the techniques and materials for replacing natural teeth. I’ve had a strong commitment to staying ahead of the curve, continually expanding my skills in all tooth replacement options. For this, we’ve … Continue reading

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Replace Missing Tooth ASAP!

Losing an adult tooth is always a difficult issue. A tooth can be lost due to an injury, decay, gum disease or conditions that compromise the structure of the tooth’s roots or the foundation (jaw, tendons, tissues)  that supports them. … Continue reading

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Why Growing Number Of Adults Are Choosing Dental Implants

There are a number of reasons I recommend Dental Implants when a patient needs to replace a missing tooth. However, depending on the patient’s preferences and individual situation, I also place dentures, precision-fitted partials and crown-&-bridge combinations. I believe that … Continue reading

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Many Options For Replacing Teeth

There are a number of reasons that adults lose natural teeth. Accidents, diseases and insufficient oral hygiene can all lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, modern dentistry offers many ways to replace natural teeth while enjoying optimal comfort during the process. … Continue reading

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Increase Of Oral Health Challenges As We Age

Getting older has many benefits. As adults age, they typically grow more confident and place more value on the true meaningful aspects of life. The pressures of raising children are behind them and they are able to indulge in pleasures … Continue reading

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Pulling ‘Problem’ Tooth Not Always Best Solution

When a person wants a tooth extracted because it’s a ‘problem’ tooth, it’s often because it is requiring continual repairs. Unfortunately, ridding yourself of one problem can open the door to a long list of others. Each tooth in your … Continue reading

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Dental Implants – Different Systems To Accommodate Different Situations

Dentistry is a wonderful field to be a part of and one that’s never boring! There are always new techniques, technology and materials that arrive on the scene, making dentistry an ever-changing arena for healthy, confident and beautiful smiles! Still, … Continue reading

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Missing Natural Teeth? Halt A Shrinking Jaw Bone With Dental Implants.

If you wear dentures or partials, the replacement teeth that are visible when you smile may look fine. However, it’s what you can’t see that is the source of most problems for denture and partial wearers. When natural teeth are … Continue reading

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When Tooth (Or Teeth) Removed, Have Dental Implant Placed Immediately

Occasionally, a single tooth requires removal. This could be due to an injury or a fracture that extends below the gum line. This may also be necessary when a tooth is beyond repair than a crown can resolve. Because each … Continue reading

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