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.
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.
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.
December 23, 2015
When it comes to big improvements in dentistry, there’s no doubt it: we’ve made incredible strides in tooth replacement over the last couple of decades. Today, missing teeth can be restored far more comfortably and affordably than ever before. These aren’t your grandmother’s dentures — keep reading to learn about today’s dentures and dental implants in Sunnyvale from Dr. George T. Philip.
September 3, 2015
Missing teeth do more than inhibit our ability to chew and speak with ease. As people who are dealing with gaps in their smile know, missing teeth take a huge toll on our self-confidence. When you can’t smile or laugh without feeling embarrassed, life becomes a lot less fun.