Can Dental Implants Replace Dentures?

One of the biggest questions is often, “Can dental implants take the place of dentures?” The quick answer is, “Absolutely!” But our periodontists believe in educating their patients, so keep reading to learn more about why you should choose dental implants to replace your dentures....
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What is The Healing Process of Dental Implants?

Our doctors believe in fully educating every patient on the details of their procedure, so we have developed this blog to specifically help you prepare for what you should expect during your recovery after the placement of dental implants....
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What Are The Different Types of Gum Grafts?

While maintaining good oral hygiene is important to protecting the health of your gums and preventing gum recession, the truth is that some people are more susceptible to this condition than others, regardless of their oral hygiene habits....
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How Long After Tooth Extraction Can I Eat?

Tooth extraction is fairly common in adults. Despite that, many people get anxious and even scared when their periodontist tells them they need a tooth extraction. One of the most commonly asked questions about tooth extraction is how long after tooth extraction can I eat?...
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The Importance of Dental Implants After Teeth Extractions

Usually, people have one or more of their teeth extracted at different times in life due to breakage, decay, or gum disease. They delay or completely disregard replacing them with dental implants, thinking it is not a big deal to have one or two teeth missing from your jaw. This is particularly more common when the missing teeth are from the back end of the jaw and are not visible. ...
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Can Gum Grafting Prevent Tooth Loss?

If you have loose teeth caused by gum recession, you may think you are doomed for tooth loss. But that is not the truth! With the advances in today’s dental technology, periodontists like Dr. Karbakhsch and Dr. Katafuchi can save your teeth by performing a procedure called gum grafting....
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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

A missing tooth can have a significant consequence on one’s self-esteem and confidence. Fortunately for us, we live in a time where we can get dental implants, and no one can tell them apart. Not only do dental implants look like real teeth, but they also feel like real teeth....
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What Are Some Reasons to Consider Gum Grafting?

No matter what the cause is, receding gums expose the roots of teeth and put you at the risk of several oral health issues, including gum disease and even tooth decay. A viable treatment, called gum grafting, is available to bring the gums back to their original position. ...
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