I saw a patient recently who was in her mid-60s. She had accumulated a lot of dentistry over the years and was having some issues with new dentistry done by another dentist. As we are going through our exam, we started discussing the obstacles that are keeping her from getting to 100 with all her […]
How Long Does It Take To Get Dental Implants?
I see a lot of patients who need one or more dental implants, and they often ask me, “Doc, why is this going to take so long?” They’ve seen on TV that you can get same-day dental implants, and they don’t understand why their one or two implants will take six to seven months’ time. […]
Should You Get a Dental Bridge or Implant?
When addressing the loss of a single tooth, there are typically two options – a dental bridge or an implant. Patients ask me which of these is the better treatment option, and there are times when I have a strong recommendation, and others where it is truly up to the patient. To illustrate this, I […]
Smile In A Day – Too Good To Be True?
Is it really possible to get a new smile in a single day? If you’ve turned on the television lately, you’ve likely seen advertisements promising you a new smile in just one day. Patients share stories of lifelong dental issues that cost them time and money in what they believed to be a losing game. […]
Appearance Matters, Even In Your 70s
Over the last several years, I’ve begun seeing a number of patients from Valencia Lakes, a high-end active adult community near Sun City Center. These patients are in their 60s and 70s and care deeply about their health and their appearance. They are active, vibrant, and stylish, just like they were in their 20s. This […]
6 Ways Dental Implants in Tampa Can Benefit Seniors
As we age, our teeth become weak and we start losing them. Losing two or more teeth can adversely affect our eating habits, appearance, speaking ability, and confidence. And that’s exactly what most senior citizens experience. Thanks to dental implants in Tampa, things are changing for the better. Wondering how? Learn more from the experts! […]
4 Ways Dental Implants in Tampa Safeguard Your Oral Health
If you think missing teeth can only affect your appearance, think again. When you have missing teeth, you often experience difficulty speaking, eating, and keeping the remaining teeth healthy. In fact, after losing one tooth, the risk of losing more increases. After tooth extraction, it is important to get an implant as soon as possible. […]
Are Dental Implants in Tampa Safe for Kids? Know Your Options
If your kid loses a tooth or several teeth, what’s the best option to repair the damage? First, it’s advisable to preserve an avulsed tooth (knocked-out tooth) in a saline solution that’s compatible with the human body. Get to our office immediately to increase the odds of successful treatment. But are dental implants right for […]
What You Should Know About Dental Implants
There is no doubt that missing teeth can be really traumatic. It doesn’t just affect your appearance negatively; it also affects your social life. Other problems that might come with the loss of teeth are finding it hard to speak properly and difficulty chewing. In the past, the only option for dealing with the loss […]
Dental Implants: The Revolutionary Treatment Option for Tooth Loss
Even though oral hygiene products and preventative dental treatments are more effective than ever, tooth loss is still exceedingly common. Long-term studies have shown us that almost everyone will lose at least a few permanent teeth, and this is one oral health problem that should never be ignored. Dental implants are cutting-edge devices that completely […]