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The Most Effective Tooth Replacement Options

2020-06-10T13:40:20-06:00

Missing teeth are often a result of trauma, gum disease, and/or tooth decay. Fortunately, dentists offer safe and effective solutions so patients can avoid the health, mental health, physical, and sociological consequences that come from having missing teeth, such as: Jawbone loss Shifting teeth Difficulty chewing Speech issues Early aging Low self-esteem Missed job opportunities In this blog, we’ll explain the two most popular and most effective tooth replacement options available to patients with missing teeth. Dental Bridge A dental bridge does just what you would expect it to do—it bridges the gap between the patient’s natural teeth. A traditional dental [...]

The Most Effective Tooth Replacement Options2020-06-10T13:40:20-06:00

Tooth Replacement Options: Dental Implants, Bridges, and Dentures

2020-04-24T06:51:43-06:00

How do missing teeth affect you? Good question! If you have one or more missing teeth, your risk of infection, tooth decay, gum disease, and further tooth loss is heightened. Additionally, tooth loss is detrimental to the health of your jawbone. If there is no tooth root to stimulate the jawbone, it begins to deteriorate resulting in atrophy and significant aging. To reduce the chances of developing these oral health issues, the tooth or teeth must be replaced. Your dentist may recommend dental implants, bridges, or dentures. The option that’s best for you will depend on time constraints, budget, oral health, [...]

Tooth Replacement Options: Dental Implants, Bridges, and Dentures2020-04-24T06:51:43-06:00

Your Denver Dental Office Answers: How long will your dental implant last?

2019-12-10T12:51:28-07:00

Traditional restorations require upkeep, maintenance, and continual replacement. If you are seeking a permanent solution to tooth loss in Denver, CO, Metropolitan Dental Care offers dental implants. The titanium posts are surgically placed in the jaw bone and can support a dental crown, bridge, or denture. Due to the advanced materials used and the surgical placement process, dental crowns are the only permanent solution to tooth loss currently available.  How do implants work? Traditional restorations are supported by nearby teeth or the surface of gums. Dental implants function more like natural teeth because the posts are anchored within the jaw bone. [...]

Your Denver Dental Office Answers: How long will your dental implant last?2019-12-10T12:51:28-07:00

Will my dental implant feel like a real tooth?

2019-12-10T13:03:08-07:00

Dental implants are the only restoration that delivers the feel and function of natural teeth. If you are dissatisfied with the performance of your dental bridge or denture, you may be a good candidate for receiving a dental implant. Unlike traditional prosthetics, implants are anchored directly in the jaw bone. If you are ready for the superior stability and natural function that implant-retained prosthetics offer, we welcome you to schedule a consultation with our Denver dental practice. Dr. Mike Norouzinia is a board-certified periodontist who can handle every step of the implant process: from initial consultation to implant surgery and final [...]

Will my dental implant feel like a real tooth?2019-12-10T13:03:08-07:00

Denver Dentist Answers: Will getting a dental implant hurt?

2019-12-10T13:17:28-07:00

Dental implants require oral surgery to place titanium posts in the patient’s jawbone. While the process may sound uncomfortable, millions of Americans have undergone the treatment and now enjoy restored oral function. This procedure has a very high satisfaction rate among many patients. According to a 2016 study by the National Institutes of Health, 81 percent of patients were satisfied with the improved chewing comfort implants delivered while 94 percent of respondents were satisfied with the aesthetic benefits of dental implants.  Your Denver dentists do not want dental phobia to be a barrier between you, your oral health, and a healthier, [...]

Denver Dentist Answers: Will getting a dental implant hurt?2019-12-10T13:17:28-07:00