Confused about dental implants? Think of them as expensive replacement teeth. Implants take the place of normal teeth, including the root and crown. Implants have a third component - an abutment that connects the other two pieces. When done correctly, implants look, feel, and act like real teeth. The biggest drawback is the expense, as each tooth can cost over … [Read more...] about What are dental implants?
There is a trend today that says that dental implants are replacing dental bridges. The reason is that 30 years ago, dental implants were not working very well and there were a multitude of failures with dental implants. Today, dental implant surgery is more predictable. Dental bridges were really the only choice 30 years ago but again, today’s technology and precision and … [Read more...] about The Shift from Dental Bridges to Dental Implants