Will My Dental Implants Ever Need to be Replaced?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 31, 2018 8:42:00 AM

According to the American Dental Association, there are two distinct types of dental implants currently available your dentist might use for you. Endosteal, which goes directly into your jawbone and Subperiosteal, which sits just below the gums and on top of the jawbone. These are considered to be the safest dental implants today. Both are made of titanium.

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The Material Used to Make Dental Implants Might Surprise You…

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 27, 2018 8:40:00 AM

Dental implants are constructed of a two-piece system. The crown is attached to the implant by means of an abutment. The abutment is screwed on to the implant itself.

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The Risks Involved With Dental Implants - If Any...

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 24, 2018 8:38:00 AM

The term dental implant refers to a structure that is implanted in the jaw to serve as a replacement for missing or damaged tooth roots. This structure will become the base for any number of tooth prosthetics, such as crowns.

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Dental Implants…Only Your Dentist Will Know for Sure

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 20, 2018 8:37:00 AM

When you have a missing tooth, especially if it’s towards the front of your mouth, you’re very self-conscious about people being able to see it.

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Dental Implants and Playing Sports – What You Should Know

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 17, 2018 8:35:00 AM

If you play sports and are concerned this may keep you from choosing the option of having dental implants to fix your problem…think again.

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Who Can Have Dental Implants?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 13, 2018 8:33:00 AM

While you may think dental implants might only be for older people, there are many, many people who make good candidates for this option.

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How a Good Dental Implant Match is Made to Your Own Teeth

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 10, 2018 8:32:00 AM

Will the new tooth match the rest of my teeth? Will it be the same shape, size and color?

These are questions most patients, just like you, have when thinking about getting implants.

Not to worry. You’re going to like the answers and they’re all right here.

Certainly, looking good while receiving dental implants, especially for the front of your mouth, is of utmost importance. While the implant posts are settling in, a custom temporary crown is placed to fill in the spot. The temporary crown also is the blueprint for the final crown.

This allows several of the criteria for success to be worked out ahead of time. This is when the color and shape along with compatibility with the gum tissues and smile line, speech, and biting function are considered. There are many colors and shades available making a perfect match possible for your teeth.

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Here’s the Difference Between Dental Implants, Porcelain Veneers and Crowns

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 6, 2018 7:06:04 AM

You may have heard your friends and family talking about crowns or veneers and implants when it comes to having their teeth fixed. But these are three different types of restorations. Each one is meant for different forms of issues a patient might have.  

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Dental Implants – Cost and Insurance

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Nov 15, 2018 6:24:00 AM

Many people call and ask us, “How much is one implant going to cost?”  And this may very well be a question at the top of your list too.

I wish it was that simple to answer with a flat fee number. But it isn’t.

Obviously, costs vary greatly depending on your needs and desires.  The only way to determine actual cost is by coming in for a consultation and examination to find out if you have bone loss or if you’ll need one, two, or more implants.

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Age May be a Factor to Having Dental Implants – What THAT age is … may surprise you

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Nov 1, 2018 6:20:00 AM

Anyone who want to replace missing teeth are finding dental implants to be the best choice. Dental implants are the closest thing to natural teeth and the only procedure that doesn’t disrupt your existing teeth and facial structure.  

By keeping your own structure, you can then eat, speak, laugh, and smile in confidence.

There are very few restrictions that may prevent a patient from receiving dental implants. In some instances, age may be one of the restrictions.  Here’s what you need to consider:

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