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Why is It Important to Replace a Missing Tooth?

What happens if I have a tooth pulled and don't have it replaced? What cosmetic dentistry procedures are recommended? READ MORE

Should I Do Implant (Expensive) or Fixed Bridges (Less Expensive)?

I have about a 4mm gap between my two front bottom teeth. I decided to get it close since Im still 19. I thought it was alittle gap and went to see... READ MORE

What is Another Alternative to Dentures or Implants? (photo)

I have a condition where I cannot sweat. A side effect of this is having very few teeth. I have been using dentures on and off, but I find them very... READ MORE

Can an existing crown on a tooth be reused on a dental implant abutment?

I have an existing crown on a tooth (#10) that will be extracted and replaced with a dental implant. Tooth broke leaving small residual tooth material... READ MORE

Are Healing Caps on dental implants necessary?

I had upper teeth 22,23,24 extracted and implants placed (with bone graft) in late November. In mid-December the stitches were removed, and in... READ MORE

Best options to correct exposed dental implant bridges receding gum lines when implant can't be removed?

I have a implant that is located upper front of my mouth. The gum has receded exposing the bridge and you can see the root screw through the gum... READ MORE

what is my best options for missing teeth which would be cost effective?

I had a bridge over my four top front teeth. through the years the bridge put pressure on the two teeth on either side of the bridge and I ended up... READ MORE

Is it ever too early to have an implant procedure completed?

I had my tooth extracted May 2012 also had graphing done same day. I started with invisalign 12/12 and completed it 9/13. 12-2-13 I had the screw put... READ MORE

Is it possible to have dental implants for missing lateral incisors AFTER brace has closed the space and canines been shaped?

Aged 23 and have hypodontia: missing upper adult lateral incisors and lower second premolar on right side. There is baby tooth molar where missing... READ MORE

Broken tooth the dentist says is too decayed & has to extract. Why would treatment go directly to the most dramatic option?

I have a broken tooth that the dentist says is too decayed inside to save or even put a crown on it. He went straight to saying I have to have it... READ MORE

Can I get my left bottom wisdom tooth transplanted to the right first molars place?

Is it possible to transplant my left bottom wisdom tooth to my right sides first molar place. A greedy dentist lied to me and filled my right bottom... READ MORE

Dark areas on rear of implants, next to porcelain.. is this normal?

I had six upper front implants about 14 years ago, based on Titanium rods with porcelain crowns. Recently noticed at the back of the implants, some of... READ MORE

Can i get a full mouth of teeth implants if my teeth are average and i have some cavities?

I have normal teeth but i wanna look like the stars. Will teeth implants do that? or make me look fake or old? i am getting jaw implants also and i... READ MORE

Medication from Brain Surgery is Eating Away at my Teeth - Can I Get Implants?

I am 44 years old. I had brain surgery in 2004 now I have epilepsy and the meds I am on eating my teeth can I get implants READ MORE

Should i do a dental implant or micro- implant for braces?

I am a student. I want to get braces but i have a missing #46 tooth but i need to extract #42 for the braces so my orthodontist suggest to do a dental... READ MORE

Dental implant with no bottom gum: How can I get my botton plate back to normal?

8 yrs ago had all my teeth removed and my bottom gum is just about gone , what would be the best fix to get my bottom plate back to normal ? READ MORE

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