March 26, 2018
When it comes to tooth replacement, dental implants are the solution dentists recommend most often. They closely mimic the function of healthy, natural teeth, and with improved stability and longevity, dental implants are the gold standard in dental care. Unfortunately, that gold standard does have a higher price tag than some other restoration options. However, with a potentially lifelong restoration and flawless appearance and function, many patients consider dental implants worth the additional upfront cost. If you want to learn more about the cost of dental implant placement and restoration, continue reading this post, or call a trusted implant dentist near you to schedule a consultation.
August 4, 2015
Missing teeth challenge how a person looks, speaks and eats. Left untreated, empty tooth sockets quickly lead to jaw bone recession. Dental implants and fixed bridgework are 2 common tooth replacement options offered by Thomas G. Peters DMD MAGD at Farmington Valley Dental.
When accident, periodontal disease or extensive decay cause tooth loss, immediate replacement is important to retain normal speaking, chewing and aesthetics. Plus, the human body naturally resorbs jaw bone vacated by missing teeth. Less bone impacts the strength of surrounding teeth and also the overall facial structure.