If you’ve been doing any type of studying up on prosthetic dentistry because of your tooth loss, then you may realize there is certainly more than one option for your smile. While it’s nice to have choices, of course, it can also make things feel more overwhelming. How do you choose? How does one distinguish… Read more »
Category: Missing Teeth
Of course, we offer dental bridges, partials, and dentures for patients who have experienced tooth loss. Sometimes, accidents happen and you end up with a missing tooth (or you lose multiple teeth) and you have the opportunity to replace them. However, of course, your preference is to keep all of your teeth for your entire… Read more »
Do you know all about the way you wear a dental bridge and how to care for this device? Or have you been feeling a little bit bogged down by the details as you try with great determination to choose the best tooth replacement for your needs? If you are of beginning to think a bridge… Read more »
Customized full and partial dentures have been around for many years. They are one of the most popular ways for someone with missing teeth to replace the missing parts of their smile. When you think about it, teeth make a huge difference in your quality of life. The way you appear to others and the… Read more »
Just one missing tooth can affect your smile, self-confidence, facial structure, your jawbone, joints, and surrounding muscle. You wouldn’t think an individual tooth could hold such importance, but it does. Your tooth is like a bone. If you were to lose part of your bone from any part of your body, there would be numerous… Read more »
As you’ll see, even patients who practice excellent oral hygiene can still lose their teeth. Dr. Brad Greenfield, an implant dentist in Lake Orion, MI, explains that despite their differences, the patients you’ll read about in these hypothetical scenarios can all benefit from a single solution: dental implants.
In today’s post, Dr. Brad Greenfield, your Lake Orion, MI implant dentist, shares a few what-if scenarios to show that patients of all ages and backgrounds can benefit from the cosmetic and functional nature of dental implants. Ellie, age 60, has rheumatoid arthritis that causes severe pain in her knuckles, hands, and elbows. Even so,… Read more »