Category: Tooth Loss

Why You Should Considering Replacing a Lost Tooth

While it is definitely not preferred, extracting a tooth or losing a tooth as an adult can at times be necessary when it comes to preserving your oral health. In fact, leaving a diseased oral structure in tact can actually do much more harm than help. After the removal, however, it is important to note… Read more »

Why Losing Teeth Is Such a Big Deal

The biggest consequence of losing one or more teeth might seem like the visual effect it has on your smile. For many patients, this effect can be significant and embarrassing enough to be the sole reason they seek to replace their lost teeth. However, at our Woodland Hills, CA, dental office, we offer solutions that… Read more »

3 Things You Might Not Know About Tooth Loss

For patients who take exceptional care of their smiles, tooth loss can seem like the ultimately worst-case scenario. In many ways, it is; however, it doesn’t have to be as disastrous as it may seem. For instance, preventing tooth loss could be easier than you think with a lifetime of good hygiene and dental care…. Read more »

Dental Implant Terms: A Quiz

If you’re planning on receiving dental implants, you are going to want to brush up on the important terms first. Why? Can’t you just follow along and do your best with context clues? Well, when it comes to this advanced option for tooth replacement, some of the jargon is equally advanced! By committing just a… Read more »

Do I Need Cosmetic Dentistry For Missing Teeth?

If you have missing teeth in your smile, you probably want your smile to look better. As a result, you may think that replacing teeth is something that we can accomplish with cosmetic dentistry. Here’s what you need to realize: Restoring your smile after tooth loss will require prosthetic dentistry. However, that does not mean… Read more »

Dental Implants: What Should Care Be Like?

Are you unsure about how to care for your dental implants? Perhaps you have not yet received these tooth replacements but you’re getting excited about the idea (even though worrying about maintenance is causing you some serious hesitation). Fortunately, making sure your implants remain safe and sound is no tall order. Instead, the expectations for… Read more »

Dental Implants: Clearing Up Rumors

Have you come to the conclusion that dental implants offer tooth replacement benefits you’re looking to achieve? Do you find that with every advantage you learn about, someone mentions a potential drawback? Are you having trouble determining whether those drawbacks are simply rumors or if they are factual? Fortunately, we can always help you distinguish… Read more »

Why You May Need Dental Implants

Are your gums red, sore, or bleeding? If so, you may be developing periodontal disease. Gingivitis is the earliest stage of periodontal disease and can be reversed, but once you develop full-blown periodontitis (the severest stage of periodontal disease) there is no reversing it. Periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease, is the major… Read more »

The Emergency of Tooth Loss

Dental emergencies can occur in a variety of ways, and in extreme cases, can involve sudden tooth loss. However, replacing a lost tooth isn’t usually an immediate procedure, requiring thorough preparation to ensure that the replacement tooth is perfectly designed to look and function like the real thing. Given the common waiting period between tooth… Read more »