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Summer: The Perfect Time to Get Dental Implants!

June 20, 2021

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Have you been considering dental implants? Each year, hundreds of thousands of people choose this amazing tooth replacement because of its many unique health and lifestyle benefits. However, dental implants do require a step-by-step process that takes months, so when should you get them? Read on to see why summer is the best time of the year to start this life-changing treatment.

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What to Expect When Removing a Failed Dental Implant

May 4, 2021

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Elderly man smiling in dentist's chair

Is your dental implant starting to feel a little wobbly? Does it move, even just a bit, when you chew or talk? If so, your implant may have failed to heal correctly. Although dental implant failure is rare, it can occur. Removing a failed implant is usually the best way to preserve a person’s oral health. If your dental implant has indeed failed, here is what you can expect during the removal process.

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Is Your Dental Implant Failing? Here’s How to Tell

February 10, 2021

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Man holding chin worried about dental implant failure in Los Angeles

In general, dental implants are an extremely reliable way to replace missing teeth. In fact, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, dental implants have an incredibly high success rate of up to 95%! However, in rare circumstances, dental implants can fail. Are you concerned about the state of your implants? Keep reading to learn about the warnings signs of dental implant failure in Los Angeles – and what you can do to keep your implants in great shape.  

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6 Tips to Help You Prepare for Dental Implant Surgery

December 20, 2020

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Happy male patient, well-prepared for dental implant surgery

Are you planning to receive dental implants in downtown Los Angeles? You have an exciting and rewarding journey ahead of you. Your dentist will advise you every step of the way, from your consultation until your new smile is in place. One part of the implant process that many people feel a bit nervous about is the surgery wherein the prosthetic tooth roots get placed beneath the gums. But there is no reason to worry! Let’s talk about some steps you can take to make your dental implant surgery day as comfortable and easy as possible.

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Are Dental Implants Covered By My Dental Insurance?

November 21, 2020

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Piggy bank on top of model teethWhen it comes to filling in gaps in your smile from tooth loss, dental implants are the superior solution. After all, they hold an impressive 95% success rate, are unmatched in durability, and are the only tooth replacement option that can stimulate your jawbone to prevent deterioration. However, their upfront cost is a bit higher, which may cause you to ask yourself, “Are dental implants covered by my dental insurance?” Read on for the answer!

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Replacement of Front Teeth Due to Trauma

October 23, 2020

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patient's smileThis patient experienced a traumatic injury to the 2 front, left teeth (Figure 1). You can see the difference in height of the gum tissue between the front teeth.

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Replacing a Single Front Tooth with a Dental Implant

September 11, 2020

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If you experienced a dental injury that caused your front tooth to get knocked out, you probably want the strongest and most lifelike option available. While there are various solutions, dental implants in Downtown Los Angeles restore your teeth from the roots up for the most natural replacements. Read on to learn more about how your dentist can replace your front tooth with a dental implant.

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Are You on the Fence About Getting Porcelain Veneers? Read This!

August 16, 2020

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Woman smiling at porcelain veneer consultationThanks to advancements in dentistry and technology, porcelain veneers in downtown Los Angeles can straighten, whiten, and perfect a patient’s smile all in one treatment! In fact, many of the celebrity smiles you know and love are brought to you by this popular cosmetic option (Tom Cruise, Hilary Duff, and Demi Moore to name a few!). However, they are also a large investment, so it is important to know all the facts about veneers upfront. Read on for five things you should know before committing!

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5 Dangers of Ill-Fitting Dentures That Every Patient Should Know

July 11, 2020

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Dentist in downtown Los Angeles working on denturesDid you know that over 36 million Americans do not have any teeth? Plus, an additional 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth! According to experts, centuries prior patients would opt for wooden dentures carved from bee’s wax to provide patients with a full smile and the ability to chew. Fortunately, patients today benefit from innovations in technology and dentistry that make dentures in downtown Los Angeles effective, durable, and natural-looking. However, if they are ill-fitting, then they can leave you vulnerable to a number of serious health concerns. Read on for what they are and how you can reduce your risk.

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How Porcelain Veneers and Gum Recontouring Work Together

June 16, 2020

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close-up of teeth with porcelain veneers and contoured gumsAs a SoCal resident, you might have had the thrill of bumping into a celebrity at some point in your life. Did you notice the celebrity’s teeth? They probably looked fantastic. Hollywood smiles like that are often the result of porcelain veneers in downtown Los Angeles. This cosmetic dental treatment may be able to benefit you as well! However, before you visit your dentist to talk about whether veneers are right for you, you may like to learn more about the process that is involved in making over your teeth. Gum recontouring is often a part of it.

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