Jaw Surgery in San Francisco

Some times corrective jaw surgery, or otherwise know as “orthographic surgery,” may be necessary when a patient’s jaws do not fit together properly.  This misalignment can cause issues with activities as common as chewing food or speaking. They can also cause headaches due to clinching and grinding, and even sleep apnea, a condition in which…

Modern Marvels: Dental Implant Surgery in San Francisco

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Dental implants are modern marvels. A dental implant replaces a missing tooth root by attaching a titanium post into the patient’s jaw. Supporting material, including an artificial tooth, goes on top of the post. When it’s done, the implant has the look and functionality of a natural tooth. With nearly seventy percent of American adults missing…

What You Should Know About Dental Implants

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Dental Implant

If you are looking for an alternative to dentures and would like to replace your missing teeth, dental implants may be for you. Dental implants are a popular long-term method for restoring your smile. Many people decide to get dental implants after they have experienced loss of teeth due to variety of reasons. Dental implants…

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Bone grafting and dental implants typically go hand-in-hand, as the loss of a tooth can wear down the surrounding jawbone structure and a dental implant is a common procedure toreplace lost teeth. As soon as a person loses a tooth, bone loss begins. In order to place a sturdy, reliable dental implant, bone grafting procedure…

Where Do Dental Implants Come From?

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Dental implants have a surprisingly rich and interesting history. Across centuries and throughout cultures around the world there is evidence of attempts at replacing missing teeth with various objects and materials. The oldest dental implants can be traced back to 2000 BC in China, where missing teeth were substituted with bamboo pegs. Fast forward a…

Dental Implant Success

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What do you use your teeth for? Eating, drinking, speaking, laughing, the list goes on! How are these affected when you have tooth loss?   If you have missing teeth, you could be missing a lot! A very reliable and safe method for replacing teeth is dental implants. Dental implants permanently attach prosthetic teeth to…

Dental Implants 101

'Dental Implants 101'

Whether you are missing a tooth, or at risk of losing many, dental implants may be a great solution   for you. Dental implants are an increasingly popular fix for missing or dying teeth, and have many benefits. What is a Dental Implant? Dental implants are high tech teeth. The root of your current tooth is…

No Teeth? No Problem!

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No Teeth No Problem

Are missing teeth causing you difficulty, discomfort or embarrassment? Don’t worry – we have all the facts about tooth replacement treatments and the effectiveness of dental implants as a long-term solution for missing teeth.

Dental Implants: High Tech Teeth

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Dental Implants-High Tech Teeth

What are dental implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots that provide a foundation for both fixed and removable replacement teeth. Like roots, dental implants are secured within the jawbone and not visible once surgically placed. Teeth replacement is not new to dental technology. Early civilizations practiced teeth replacements; archaeologists have discovered skulls where teeth…