What Is a Dental Abutment?

Multiple parts of the dental implant procedure will result in you getting a new tooth. Many people think of the implant as the crux of the procedure, and it often is. However, other parts of the procedure are also important. The abutment is a crucial part of the process, and it is necessary to connect the new tooth. Your surgeon will determine the best course of action to result in successful surgery and your new teeth. When you get a[…] Read More

Does Poor Oral Hygiene Lead to Poor Health?

Recent research further emphasizes that individuals with poor oral hygiene suffer from poor overall health. A new study from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, published in The Journal of the American Dental Association, reveals that patients with undiagnosed poor oral health are just as at risk of negative long-term systemic health outcomes as patients experiencing periodontal or gum disease. Oral and general health have historically been treated separately; however, the study’s findings reveal that the two are closely connected. Researchers[…] Read More

Revolutionizing Dental Implants With Photogrammetry: A Game-Changer for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

In oral and maxillofacial surgery, technological advancements redefine what’s possible. Among these innovations, photogrammetry is a transformative tool, particularly in dental implant surgery. This cutting-edge technique harnesses the power of photography and computer algorithms to revolutionize the planning and execution of dental implant procedures, offering unparalleled precision and efficiency. What Is Photogrammetry? Photogrammetry is a sophisticated imaging technology that captures multiple high-resolution photographs of an object or environment from various angles. These images are then processed using specialized software to[…] Read More

What Is the Success Rate of Dental Implants?

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Dental implants may be an option if you have missing or damaged teeth. Implants are tooth roots usually made of titanium that provide a strong foundation for replacement teeth. While many factors affect the success rate of dental implants, it is generally between 85 and 95 percent, depending on the patient’s age. Dental implants can replace one or more missing teeth, support a bridge, or replace all the teeth if needed. Unlike dentures, the new teeth are fixed into the[…] Read More

Teeth in a Day: An Option You May Consider

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Broken or missing teeth affect how we look and feel, often leading to oral and overall health problems. Dental implants offer a quick and functional solution that stays securely in place and functions like natural teeth, improving speaking, chewing, self-esteem, and health. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are a durable and semi-permanent solution that replaces broken or missing teeth and functions like natural teeth. Implants are surgically placed into the jawbone to serve as artificial tooth roots and create[…] Read More

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