How do Dental Implants Affect your Other Teeth?

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do implants affect other teeth

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA If you have a missing tooth, your smile could benefit from a dental bridge, a removable partial denture, or a dental implant, depending on your oral health care needs. Although bridges and dentures can restore your smile’s appearance and functionality, they are not permanent solutions to replace missing teeth. Dental […]

Why Scotts Valley Dentists Recommend Dental Implants

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recommend dental implants

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Dental implants might seem like a relatively recent advancement in dentistry, so it may surprise you to learn that implants have been used for more than four decades. And yet, the prevalence of implants was just 0.7% in 2000, then saw a sharp increase to 5.7% by 2015, according to […]

Who Qualifies as a Dental Implant Candidate?

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dental implant qualifications

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Dental implants are a quality tooth replacement option for a permanently missing tooth solution. With an appearance and functionality like your natural tooth, dental implants can fully restore your smile. A surgically placed titanium post stimulates the jawbone, similar to your tooth root, and anchors the dental crown that matches […]

Are Dental Implants for anyone needing Tooth Replacement?

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are dental implants for everyone

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Do you have at least one missing tooth? If so, you may have thought about how to replace that tooth and restore your smile. Currently, a dental implant represents the best treatment option to replace a missing tooth. An implant looks and feels more like a real tooth than any […]

What are Good Reasons to get Dental Implants?

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reasons to get dental implants

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA An imperfect smile can cause painful emotions. But, if you suffer from tooth loss due to an injury, gum disease, or tooth decay, you could restore your smile with dental implants. As a permanent solution that is most like a natural tooth, dental implants are one of the best solutions […]

Is it a Good Idea to get more than One Implant at the Same Time?

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more than one dental implant at a time

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Dental implants are a standard solution for replacing missing teeth and restoring the functionality of your bite. You may need to replace a single or multiple missing teeth with implants. So, today on the blog, our experienced implant dentists in Scotts Valley discuss whether getting more than one dental implant […]

How long should my Dental Implant Last?

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how long should my dental implant last

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA If you’re missing teeth, then the problem you’re facing goes beyond a simple cosmetic issue. If you are living with lost teeth, the visual gap in your smile may be the most obvious sign of the problem. In the long run, however, it could be the least of your worries. […]

5 Benefits of choosing Dental Implants

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Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA According to the American College of Prosthodontists, as many as 120 million adults in America are living with at least one missing tooth, and that figure is expected to increase over the next couple of decades. That means that more than one-third of the adults in our country don’t have […]

Learn about the True Value of Implant Dentures

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Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA If you have lost some of your teeth, you may feel embarrassed about it. You shouldn’t; tooth loss is more common than you might think—especially as you age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 20 percent of Americans over the age of 65 have lost all […]

Dental Implants Replace Missing Teeth

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Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA Tooth loss is a part of life for many people as they age. For years, replacing lost teeth meant having dentures made or bridges installed. However, as technology has advanced rapidly throughout society, so have some of the treatments available in dental science. Patients who have lost teeth now […]