Quiz: Single Tooth Implants

The Tech Behind Placing Dental Implants

Dental implants have been a game-changer for many people. First of all, implants allow the placement of secure, permanent replacement teeth. The stimulation from implant posts directly and positively affects the composition of the jawbone. When an implant is in place, jawbone cells continue to call for nutrients and minerals to stay strong, thus helping to hold natural teeth in place. An experienced implant dentist and sophisticated implant technology gives you a smile that is attractive, functional and comfortable every day.

Quiz: The Implant Transition

One day, you have a full mouth of natural teeth and then you end up facing tooth loss. Without your teeth, you know the new sensation of a smile that has natural teeth (and spaces where there simply are no teeth left). Then, you decide to be very responsible and fill those spaces, so you protect your oral health and get your smile back. However, you might run into one major concern: What will your smile feel like once you get your dental implants? Not to worry. Things will be just fine. Not quite ready to take our word for it? Try out a quick quiz for reassurance.

Have Implants? Think Through Our Flossing Tips.

You already know that you need to floss if you want to feel good about your dental hygiene and if you want it to provide you with the result of a healthy smile. You know, as well, that if you have dental implants, keeping your tissues healthy is so important! While you’ve got an idea on a general level that flossing is good, do you know much about the specifics or how to make sure you’re really keeping your implants safe? We do! Let us share some tips, so you’re very prepared.

How Implant Bridges Protect Your Smile

You might recognize that choosing an implant bridge is something that can benefit your smile because it will make it look whole again (and you’ll be able to rely on your smile for chewing and talking, etc., again). However, you may not have much insight into the additional benefits you can expect from choosing a bridge or one that is supported by implants. How might this be a very good selection for your smile? We’d be very happy to address some common highlights when it comes to how bridges protect you!

Ready to fall in love with your smile, but not sure where to start? Send us a photo or a question of your smile, and Dr. Lathrop will respond!