If you are considering dental implants, there are a number of criteria you should consider when searching for the right implant dentist. Patients are often surprised to know that there is no such thing as an official “Dental Implant Specialist”. Legally, any U.S. dentists with an active dental … [Read more...] about 5 Things To Look For In An Implant Dentist
If a person is thinking about dental implants, they might ask themselves, “What are implants made of?” At Implant Evolution, we think this is a very logical question that is actually very intelligent in nature. If we are going to have a foreign object placed into our body, shouldn’t we know what … [Read more...] about What Are Dental Implants Made Of?
It’s very rare that a patient rejects a dental implant, but foreign body rejection can happen. Signs of rejection can include pain at the implant site, swelling, and fever. There are rare allergic reactions to titanium, which can possibly lead to implant failures. Symptoms associated with a … [Read more...] about How do you know if your body is rejecting a dental implant?
The short answer is yes. Using the All-On-Four (AO4) treatment concept, natural teeth are surgically removed and replaced with four implants per arch and a hybrid-type bridge. (Or eight implants for replacement of all teeth.) AO4 is a comprehensive dental implant program that is cost-efficient … [Read more...] about Can you replace all your teeth with dental implants?
The healing time for dental implants varies from person to person. In terms of recovering from the implant procedure, you can typically return to work the next day. With simple implant procedures, patients can sometimes return to work the same day. For many implant procedures, post-procedure … [Read more...] about How long does it take for dental implants to heal?
Dental implant procedures are complex dental procedures that require great skill on the part of your implant dentist, not to mention the other dental professionals on his/her team. The cost of materials and lab work is also a huge factor, as implants call for titanium abutments (most commonly), as … [Read more...] about Why are dental implants so expensive?
As we have noted in Understanding True Dental Implant Cost, the cost of a complete single tooth implant averages approximately $3,680 in the U.S. and typically ranges between $3,000 and $4,500. You may be able to find a dentist who charges less, but you want to make sure that your implant … [Read more...] about Are there cheap dental implants?
Dental bridges have been used for decades to replace missing teeth and are still used today with great success. As you’d expect from the name, a dental bridge serves to bridge the gap between one or more missing teeth, with the bridge supported by natural teeth or implants on either side. While … [Read more...] about Which is better: a bridge or dental implant?