13Mar, 2017

Why Do I Need Bone Graft Before Dental Implants?

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The main purpose of using bone grafting is to reduce bone resorption and helps to prevent jawbone atrophy. Simply stated, when teeth become lost due to injury, illness or disease and those teeth are not replaced, bone resorption and bone atrophy in the jawbone can occur. As a result, the quantity of bone and the quality of the bone that remains is usually not suitable for the placement of dental implants. Further, ultimately the remaining teeth may shift over the long-term eventually changing the facial structure. Patients experiencing these types […]

7Mar, 2017

Cost Of Dental Implants In Houston

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What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are unique and are an important part of modern dentistry in that they function exactly like artificial tooth roots necessary to anchor a replacement tooth or multiple teeth. In most cases, a small type of titanium post is surgically placed directly into the patient’s jawbone. Once this has been completed, the healing process begins as the titanium post bonds directly with the jawbone. Something known as a metal abutment is securely connected to the implant and then finally a crown, denture or bridge is […]