What’s the difference between a dental implant and a mini dental implant?

Q. What exactly is a dental implant?  And what’s the difference between a dental implant and a mini dental implant? A.  Put simply, a dental implant is an artificial tooth root replacement.  Just as an orthopedic surgeon uses a titanium joint to replace a damaged knee, the dental implant is used to replace a missing… Continue reading

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Should I just get dentures?

Q. Should I just have all my teeth pulled and get dentures? Both my parents had dentures… and I just feel like I’m headed that way eventually. A. I am often surprised when people w ith very few dental problems ask this question.  Some people seem to to view their teeth as a row of miniature… Continue reading

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Who Needs Dentures?

Many things have changed in dentistry in the last couple decades. Advances in the areas of cavity prevention and dental implants have armed dentists with tools that simply were not available in the past. They have allowed for the conservation of more of your natural teeth and have changed the way we look at dentistry… Continue reading

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