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The cost of dental implants: ‘Grinvesting’ in Your health and happiness

Overview on dental implants Before we explore the cost of dental implants, let’s do a quick overview of what dental implants are. Dental implants are the most natural solution to missing teeth. Whether one tooth or multiple teeth need to be replaced, dental implants offer a number of benefits that are superior to alternatives like […]

Who Should Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?

So you’ve been feeling a bit of pain in your wisdom teeth and, after consulting your dentist, have been told you need to have them extracted. ‘Wonderful!’ you might be thinking (though not quite so enthusiastically…). Once you’ve come to grips with the news, it’s time to shift from ‘shock’ to ‘solution’ mode, which raises […]

Is it Time to have my Wisdom Teeth Removed?

It is quite important to rely on the advice of your dentist or Oral Surgeon as to the decision of removing wisdom teeth, which very much varies case by case.  Following such advice is a sound practice if you undergo regular check-ups. In such cases, examinations or x-rays will identify when wisdom teeth will grow […]

Getting your wisdom teeth removed? Consider advantages of using IV sedation for your surgery

The removal of wisdom teeth, otherwise known as third-molar removal surgery, is a widely performed surgery that removes impacted third-molar teeth. In the U.S alone, about 5 million people undergo the surgery each year[1]. Typically, patients fall in the range of 18 to 25 years of age, which is the normal time range at which […]

Why you SHOULD replace a Missing Tooth

  There are many reasons you might need to replace a tooth; these can range from the result of an accident to a genetic predisposition. For those who have had the misfortune of having lost one or more teeth, the consequences can be quite challenging to cope with. Alongside aesthetic issues, the loss of a […]

5 must-ask questions before getting dental implants

Having a smile with a missing or loose tooth can surely reduce the quality of life for any given person, which is why it is important to consider the options to replace missing teeth. Indeed, one of the best options to replace missing teeth due to a number of advantages is getting dental implants. Dental […]

Replacing teeth with dental implants: do I have enough bone?

A Dental implant is an artificial root  (similar to a tooth root) generally made up of titanium, which is inserted surgically into the jawbone beneath the gum line.  The implant acts as an anchor for an artificial tooth that is in turn attached to the implant. [1] Dental implants, contrary to dentures and bridges, do […]

Missing a Tooth? Are you a Candidate for Dental Implant Therapy?

Losing a tooth at five years old can be an exciting part of growing up; it is a great opportunity for parents to teach children about development and, just maybe, saving a dollar or two! Losing a tooth as an adult is, unfortunately, slightly less enjoyable. Previously, anyone who lost a tooth would have had […]

Wisdom teeth removal. Should it be done in the summer time?

The timing of wisdom teeth removal is often dictated by a patient’s presenting symptoms, or it is based on a dental professional recommendation due to clinical or radiographic findings. Summer is a popular time for wisdom teeth removal in the student population. This is a convenient time for consultation and for treatment with minimal disruption […]