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Restore a Missing Tooth with a Dental Implant

When you lose a permanent tooth, it is important to address it. If you don’t, the teeth around the missing tooth may become misaligned, and because the root of the missing tooth is no longer there, essential nutrients are no longer supplied to the jawbone around the missing tooth, and this can cause further problems. […]

You Have Options When it Comes to Tooth Loss

If you have had a tooth extracted or lost a tooth due to injury and it impacts your smile, it can leave you feeling embarrassed and lacking in confidence. Fortunately, Dr. Khal of DaVinci Dentistry is a board-certified prosthodontist who can help. Prosthodontists are highly trained and specialize in restoring missing teeth. There are a […]

The Cost of Dental Implants

Because each dental implant case is unique, your prosthodontist will need to provide you a treatment plan that will include the cost and time needed to complete the installation of your implant(s). The time needed is based on each patient’s needs, jawbone condition, and the materials used in the process. Your prosthodontist must assess whether […]

The Two Types of Dental Implants

According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, there are two main types of implants: Endosteal implants — this type of dental implant is placed directly into the jawbone. The implant is normally made of titanium and is the most commonly used implant. Your prosthodontist will then place a post to the implant and upon the […]

Who is a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a great option for those patients who have a missing tooth or teeth, but are you a good candidate for the procedure? If you have healthy gums, enough jawbone to place the implant, and will make the commitment to brush twice daily, floss, and see your dentist regularly, you are more than […]

Prevent Bone Loss with a Dental Implant

A dental implant is a way to restore a lost tooth and has the highest success rate of any implanted device. When a tooth is lost, bone is also lost as it needs stimulation from the tooth itself in order to maintain its volume. The bone surrounds and supports the tooth, but when a tooth […]

Why See a Prosthodontist?

Prosthodontics is a specialty recognized by the American Dental Association. A prosthodontist not only completes his/her dental schooling but continues for three more years to receive further training and education. Prosthodontists are experts in the field of restoring missing teeth through the use of dental implants and crowns, dental bridges, and full and partial dentures. […]