Tooth Extraction: When Is it Necessary and Is it the End of Your Beautiful Smile?
Why Damaged Teeth Can’t Always Be Saved You rely on your dentists to save your teeth from decay, gum disease, and damage, so it can be a shock to find out you have one or more teeth that need to be extracted. Although the idea of having a tooth pulled can leave you feeling uneasy,…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
10 Things To Know About Getting Implants From Your Corpus Christi Dentist
Important Facts About Dental Implants Missing teeth are a frustrating but common problem millions of adults face. Dental bridges and dentures have filled gaps in peoples’ smiles for decades, but dental implants have rapidly become the new standard in permanent tooth replacement options for some very good reasons. Here are the top 10 facts you…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Tooth Loss: Causes, Risks, Tooth Replacement Options, and More
Tooth Loss More Common Than You Think Tooth loss is a serious problem for patients of all ages. More than 36 million Americans don’t have any teeth, with 120 million missing one or more teeth. However, you can take steps to protect your natural teeth, replace missing teeth, and continue to enjoy a happy and…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Do You Need Partial Dentures, Full Dentures, or Implant-Supported Dentures?
How to pick the right type of dentures. Tooth loss is a common dental problem that most adults will face at some point in their lives. Periodontal disease is the leading cause of missing teeth in adults, followed by tooth decay and dental injuries. Whether you’ve lost teeth to oral disease or an injury impacting…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
10 Dental Procedures That Could Be Part of Your Full Mouth Restoration
Restoring and Enhancing Your Smile When you have multiple concerns with your smile and oral health, you may benefit from a treatment that includes several procedures. Both a full mouth restoration and a smile makeover can accomplish this, but for different goals. A full mouth restoration, or full mouth reconstruction, is a comprehensive treatment that…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Missing a Tooth? The Best Way To Fill the Gap Might Be a Dental Bridge
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, adults 20 to 64 years have an average of 25.5 remaining teeth. That may sound like a lot, but the truth is that adults should have 32 teeth (four of which are wisdom teeth). And though missing teeth in adults are common, leaving that gap…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
6 Top Ways Dental Implant Restorations Can Transform Your Entire Life
The health of our mouths and smiles is critical to our overall health. But many patients don’t stop and think about why. And it’s pretty simple. When our mouths are in poor health—cavities in our teeth, gum disease, or otherwise—it can also impact the rest of our bodies. Bad oral health is directly correlated with…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Dental Implant Side Effects
When someone has experienced adult tooth loss, there is no greater restorative dentistry treatment than dental implants. Dental implants replace the roots and crown of a tooth to provide the most stable and durable missing tooth treatment. Dental implants are placed via oral surgery, so patients can expect the procedure to result in some side effects. Here, [...]CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Dental Bridge for the Front Teeth: Which Type is Right for You?
A dental bridge is a tried-and-true treatment for replacing consecutively missing teeth. This restoration is usually recommended for individuals missing up to three teeth in a row. At our Corpus Christi, TX, practice, our doctors offer several types of dental bridges. Here, our team will explore these in more detail, including dental bridges for front [...]CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Are Dental Implants Right for Any Age?
Dental implants can benefit those who are missing one or more teeth by providing natural looking and feeling tooth replacement. Tooth loss can occur at any age, and while dental implants are suitable for many people, age must be considered. Drs. Charles A. Robertson and Nicholas Perry Orchard explain how age can affect dental implant [...]CONTINUE READING BLOG →