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Different Types of Dental Implants

In addition to more than 40 different types of traditional or standard dental implants, there are now mini and even micro-mini implants; thus you can easily see the importance of understanding your options when talking about your specific needs. From single and multi-tooth replacements to different combinations of fixed and removable bridgework and over-dentures, the […]

Dental Implants Video by LICOMS

Dental Implants & Your Teenager, Timing Is Everything!

When it comes to permanently replacing a teenager’s missing tooth, timing is everything. As a parent or caregiver, of course you want what’s best, and an implant provides the highest quality of life in addition to being the best long-term solution…so why should you and your child have to wait? The most important reason for […]

Dental Implants – Your Third Set of Teeth

While implants were introduced into dental practices in the late 1970s, you may be surprised to know that the earliest recorded attempts of their use date back to the Mayan civilization around 600 A.D. Needless to say, dental implants have undergone giant leaps in improved design, success, and overall patient satisfaction since those ancient times! […]

Efficiency for Implant Success

For years, stories have circulated about how much more efficient it is to restore missing teeth with dental implants vs conventional crown and bridge. My own experience has proven to me that well-done implants are better for patients than questionable teeth. It has also shown that failures in crown and bridge prothodontics are the leading […]

What is a Dental Implant?

You may have heard the term “dental implant,” but do you really know what it is? Teeth essentially can be thought of having two main parts: the crown, the part of the tooth that can be seen above the gum tissues, and the root, the part that is suspended in the bone by periodontal ligament […]