3 Types of Dental Implants

July 26, 2018

Dentist showing patient dental implant modelWhen 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.

The Role of Dental Insurance in Implant Tooth Replacement

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.

4 Questions to Ask Your Dental Hygienist

February 8, 2018

Man in dental chair next to dental hygienistIf you keep up with your twice a year dental appointments, you likely know how important a dental hygienist is to your biannual dentistry visits. However, you may not be taking full advantage of all your hygienist has to offer. Dental hygienists are skilled professionals who are invaluable resources for helping patients with their preventive dentistry needs and oral hygiene goals.

All-on-4 Dental Implants in Sunnyvale, TX

August 20, 2016

Filed under: dental implants — Tags: , , — drphilip @ 6:20 pm

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.


Mesquite Dentist Discusses Frequently Asked Questions about All-on-4® Dental Implants

June 28, 2016

Filed under: dental implants — Tags: , , , — drphilip @ 6:38 pm

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.


5 Signs You Need to Visit the Dentist in Sunnyvale

March 16, 2016

Have you been wondering whether or not you should visit the dentist lately? If so, the answer is probably yes. There are some tell-tale signs that a dental visit is necessary — your dentist in Sunnyvale, Dr. George Philip, is here to help you make the right decision. Below are the top five signs you should schedule a dental appointment today!