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Metal-Free Zirconia All-On-4 Dental Implants

The Causes of Tooth Loss      Dental implants are a means to a brand-new smile and a brand-new way of life. What do we mean when we say, “a brand-new way of life?” Patients who are in need of dental implants have lost one or more of their teeth due to a variety of possible factors. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to: poor oral hygiene poor dental care Periodontal Disease gum disease injury smoking cavities, etc.   The Effects of Tooth Loss Here at Advanced Periodontics & Implant Dentistry, we understand that the loss of one or more teeth can impact more than just a person’s self-esteem. Tooth loss can also effect a person’s daily life, as it alters the way they eat and speak. In addition, patients who are missing most of their teeth experience changes in the physical appearance of their face. The

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Step By Step Smile-In-A-Day Process

Attend Your Free Consultation At Advanced Periodontics & Implant Dentistry, we offer free consultations to all patients eligible for Smile In A Day™ — our All-On-Four procedure! To book your consultation, call (877)349-9270 or book your consultation online. During the consultation, here’s what to expect: Evaluation of mouth and gums Discussion about procedure Discussion about desired smile design Booking of next appointment Procedure approval Advanced Periodontics & Implant Dentistry utilizes the latest, cutting edge technology for the best results. The next step to follow involves conducting a 3-D CT scan. This can be done within the same visit as the consultation, or during the next visit. The 3-D CT scan allows for the fixed bridge to be created specifically for the patient, designed according to their mouth structure. This will ensure that the patient’s fixed bridge will look, feel and function like natural teeth. Preoperative Visit If you’ve gotten to

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The Difference Between All On 4, All On 6 and All On 8

All-On-4, All-On-6, and All-On-8 are titles of three  dental implant options, each of which serve to completely reconstruct a patient’s smile. You may be wondering what the differences are among these three options, so we’ll help make that clear. The “4, 6, and 8” represent the number of implants that will be inserted into the jawbone. How do we determine which option is right for you? We use cutting-edge technology to gather the most precise and accurate reading of your specific bone structure. The quality, volume, and quantity of your bone is determined through our 3-D imaging, and thoroughly studied by the doctor. Patient’s often wonder the All-On-Four is a better procedure than the All-On-6 or All-On-8. The answer is no. There is no better procedure than another; we are just cautious in assigning you the correct procedure according to what your 3-D image presents. To further explain, we are

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Can A Tooth Be Replaced In A Day?

Most information you find about dental implants and crowns give you a six to twelve month timeline to get your crown and have your tooth replacement complete. That’s a long time to be babying one side of your mouth while you eat! Or perhaps you’ve been told that you aren’t a good candidate for implants because of your bone density, or the price you’ve been quoted is just out of your price range. The All-On-Four Implant is superior to standard dentures for both of those reasons, and several more beside! All-on-Four Advantages Four titanium or zirconia implants can be inserted into the thickest part of the bone, and angled to provide a strong support structure for a full dental arch. The procedure can be completed, from implant to teeth in one appointment. No waiting for the gums to heal! The denture is immediately affixed into place. Most All-On-Four treatments can

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