Geach Dental Blog
March 5, 2019
If you’ve been living without a full set of teeth for any period of time, then you know that it can create some difficulties. For starters, chewing certain foods suddenly becomes a chore, and then there’s the lost confidence that comes along with not being able to display an attractive and symmetrical smile. Thankfully, with dental implants in Downtown Los Angeles, all the negativity you’ve experienced since losing your teeth can be reversed!
February 12, 2019
Did you know that people once used materials like beeswax and wood to fix damaged teeth? Thankfully, those days are over and we now have much more reliable ways to restore teeth, including restorations like dental bridges. However, all bridges are not created equal! The material a prosthodontist in downtown Los Angeles uses for a bridge makes a big difference in its overall quality, appearance, and longevity. Keep reading below to learn about the general benefits of dental bridges and the advantages of having them made with an outstanding material called zirconia.
January 31, 2019
A prosthodontist specializes in restoring teeth with prosthetics in a way that produces a functional and aesthetically pleasing end result. To accomplish this, they may have to design various types of restorations and work closely with other dental specialists. Would you like to learn about a specific case wherein Dr. Adam Geach, a prosthodontist in downtown Los Angeles, helped a patient regain a strong, attractive smile? Here is a brief walkthrough of one of his recent cases.
December 15, 2018
If you have any missing teeth, you know that gaps in your smile affect your appearance, but did you know that it affects your oral health, too? It’s true, missing teeth can negatively impact your oral and overall health if they aren’t replaced. Thankfully, dental implants in Downtown Los Angeles can restore your smile to it’s full and natural beauty, while maintaining your wellbeing. Keep reading to learn why you shouldn’t wait to complete your smile with dental implants.
October 4, 2018
Cosmetic Treatment of a Single Front Tooth
Sometimes the most difficult dental cases involve precise shade matching of a single front tooth. For example, the case below shows a central incisor that is discolored due to trauma. Many of us have accidentally hit or experienced trauma to a front tooth at a young age and now the tooth may appear yellow or discolored. If the nerve in the tooth is healthy and vital, the best treatment is to simply place a veneer or crown over the tooth to mask the discoloration.
September 4, 2018
Overview of Treatment
This patient was referred to our office after orthodontic treatment was completed. The lower teeth were properly positioned for the placement of dental implants in the open spaces (see Figure 1).
July 5, 2018
As time goes on, researchers are discovering ways to make receiving dental implants easier and more efficient. Considering more and more patients are choosing implants to replace teeth, it’s more important now than ever for implants to take the next step in advancing as a dental technology. It’s estimated that 69 percent of adults between the ages of 35 and 44 will have lost at least one permanent tooth and 26 percent of adults 74 and older will have lost all their teeth.
Here are three advances your dentist in Downtown Los Angeles suspects will accompany more dental implant treatments in the future.
June 3, 2018
You know that cosmetic dentistry can help you improve the appearance of your smile; however, how your teeth look is not your only concern. You also live with compromised oral functions. Did you know that you can correct both with a prosthodontist in Downtown Los Angeles? A prosthodontist is specially trained to improve the function and health of your smile while also keeping aesthetics in mind.
May 3, 2018
Over the last several decades, new advancements in dentistry have made it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer than before. Despite these improvements, the American College of Prosthodontists estimates that 36 million Americans are living with complete tooth loss. To restore their smiles, the convenient solution often involves traditional dentures; however, more people are now choosing a new option. With All on 4 implants in Downtown Los Angeles, you can regain the next best thing to your real teeth.
April 30, 2018
Most of the time, a lost tooth is about poor oral health. However, there are also numerous medical conditions that can increase patients’ risks for tooth loss. In order to keep your smile whole and healthy, a good dentist will want to partner with you to maintain the optimal level of whole body health as well. We all want to be healthier and knowing more about the medical conditions that can adversely affect your oral health makes it easier for you to avoid unnecessary tooth loss and maintain optimal oral health. If you do lose a tooth, your dentist can also provide a wide array of restorative solutions like dental implants to repair your smile.