July 26, 2018
When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are often the ideal solution because they restore the entire lost tooth – roots and crowns. What many patients don’t know, is that there are a number of different materials available to create the implant posts. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the most popular implant materials to help you make an informed choice in partnership with your skilled Sunnyvale dentistry team.
June 4, 2018
More patients than ever are replacing missing teeth using dental implant supported tooth replacement. Dentists recommend these solutions because they look, feel, and function more like healthy, natural teeth, ensuring patients maintain the optimal level of oral health for life. While dental insurance doesn’t typically cover the cost of dental implant posts or their placement, your dentist may be able to use insurance coverage for other aspects of your tooth replacement plan. In this post, we’ll review the ways that dental insurance impacts the costs of implant supported tooth replacement.
May 29, 2018
Although several advancements in dentistry over the last few decades have helped to decrease the rate of tooth loss, 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. When left untreated, it can lead to additional missing teeth in the future, difficulty speaking clearly, dietary restrictions, and confidence issues; however, there is another problem brewing beneath the surface. When you do not have all your teeth, your jawbone will begin to deteriorate. You can preserve its density with dental implants in Sunnyvale.
March 9, 2018
Are you among the 120 million adults in the United States who are missing at least one tooth? If so, your confidence and quality of life were lost along with your teeth. Now, you feel insecure when you smile while also living with new challenges when chewing and speaking. To regain a beautiful, functional smile, you have heard about the benefits of dental implants; however, you have also heard that they cost more than traditional options, like a bridge. Although they may cost more upfront, they provide a lifechanging investment that makes them worth the cost. When determining how much you can expect to pay, there are several factors your dentist in Sunnyvale will consider.
October 3, 2017
Are you ready to make an investment in your confidence by restoring your oral health with dental implants in Sunnyvale? That is great! They provide you with the next best thing to natural teeth. Offering over a 95% success rate, you can replace your missing teeth with an option that can potentially last forever with the right aftercare, like maintaining your oral hygiene. However, you are a bit hesitant because it does involve a multiphase treatment process. To put your worries at ease, here is what you need to know about the process to complete your smile.
December 23, 2016
For your teeth and gums to stay healthy, you know you and your family need regular oral care. The American Dental Association recommends twice daily brushing for two minutes and daily flossing to prevent decay and gum disease. But what if you or a loved one has dental implants in Sunnyvale? Do different rules apply? Learn how to care for these state-of-the-art tooth replacements from implant expert, Dr. George T. Philip.
August 20, 2016
Dentures have been around for a while and with good reason—they are an excellent tooth replacement choice if you are missing all of the teeth along either your upper or lower arch. They recreate your attractive smile and they help to support your facial muscles and tissue so you can maintain the natural structure of your face. What could be better? Dentures that are secured to dental implants do offer distinct advantages over those that merely rest on top of your gum ridge. One of the best options is All-on-4 dental implants, which hold dentures in place with only four small posts.
August 10, 2016
Your Sunnyvale dentist, Dr. George T. Philip, expertly crafts dentures for people missing teeth due to accident, decay or gum disease. Patients enjoy normalized eating and speech. They love their more youthful facial appearances, too!
June 28, 2016
If you are considering having your missing teeth replaced with implant-retained dentures, then you may want to consider All-On-4 dentures. These combine the security of dental implants with the convenience and attractive appearance of fixed dentures. To help you decide, Mesquite dentist Dr. Philip would like to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about this procedure.
January 21, 2016
Dental implants provide a wonderful, sturdy replacement for people who are missing one, a few, or all of their teeth. One major requirement for dental implants, however, is having enough jawbone structure present in the first place — news which can come as a big disappointment for adults who have already experienced a significant amount of bone loss due to their missing teeth. Fortunately, Dr. George T. Philip can perform All-on-4 dental implants, an option which allows just about anybody to enjoy the stability to dental implants! Keep reading for more on All-on-4 dental implants in Sunnyvale.