How Long Is The Tooth Implant Process?

How Long Is The Tooth Implant Process?

Do you need an implant to replace a missing tooth? Whether it’s due to an accident, tooth decay or denture installation, tooth implants are a common procedure that many people undergo each year. Whether you choose endosteal implants (surgically implanted directly into your jawbone) or subperiosteal implants (attached under your…

Dental Implants And Smoking: What You Need To Know

Dental Implants And Smoking: What You Need To Know

Dental implants are made of titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone under the gum line. The titanium posts fuse with the jawbone in a process called osseointegration. Titanium is used for implants because they are safe for the human body and cause no issues to your oral…

How Dental Implants Help Maintain Facial Structure

How Dental Implants Help Maintain Facial Structure

Over recent years, thousands of patients across Canada have received dental implants. Implants are quickly becoming one of the leading restoration options for those seeking an alternative to dentures. To help highlight the improvements dental implants can bring to the patient and their lifestyle, this latest post looks at the…

The Best And Worst Ages To Get Porcelain Veneers

The Best And Worst Ages To Get Porcelain Veneers

When considering your oral health options, it’s important to take into consideration your body’s natural growth cycle. Porcelain veneers can reduce the look of crooked teeth and help provide a perfect smile, but if you’re still a teenager your body is likely still growing, possibly making you an unsuitable candidate…

Do Cosmetic Dental Implants Prevent Jaw Bone Loss?

Do Cosmetic Dental Implants Prevent Jaw Bone Loss?

A dental implant is a type of artificial replacement for the root part of a given tooth. Once the implant has been inserted, over time it will fuse to the bone. Once this occurs, a replacement tooth or crown can be fitted to the implant. There are many benefits to…

Dental Implants and Fellowship Status

In Canada and all over the world, people are suffering from tooth loss for reasons such as tooth decay, gum disease or injury.  For many years, the go-to solution for tooth replacement included bridges or dentures, but today, people are looking for more reliable, long term solutions. Dental implants have…