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Dental Bridges and Implants – How Are They Different?

Dentistry has a come a long way in the past few decades, giving us more and more options for solving common problems like tooth loss. Today you can choose from a bridge, dental implant, or comfortable, natural-looking dentures to restore function and appearance.

Choosing the Right Solution for You

There are no solutions in dentistry that works for all people all the time. Both have pros and cons, and the best option for you is the one that fits all your unique needs including your goals for a better smile and your budget.

Dental Implants

A dental implant is an artificial titanium tooth root that’s placed surgically in your jaw and left to heal. ...

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Filling in the Gaps: Dental Implants

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Missing one or more teeth is more than just an esthetic issue. Although people might make judgments about you because of your missing teeth, this might be something you are willing to overlook. But the problem with missing even one tooth is that you are putting the health of the rest of your teeth at risk.

When there is a space in your mouth, your remaining teeth will eventually begin to shift to fill in that empty space. This compromises your bite and can cause your teeth to become unduly worn. This can also lead to another serious problem—the loss of more teeth.

Don’t put your oral health at risk. Filling in ...

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Making the Decision between Dental Implants and Dentures

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If you are missing teeth, you might have already conducted research. You may have discovered that dentures are the most common way for people to replace missing teeth, especially if they are entirely edentulous (missing all their teeth). If the idea of dentures is not appealing, you might also be considering dental implants.

Before you make a final decision, it’s a good idea to talk to your Woodinville, WA dentist about dental implants versus dentures, to find out which might be best for you.

Stability

There is no question that dental implants offer more stability than dentures. Because dental implants are permanent, integrating with your jawbone, they do not move.

Comfort

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What to Expect When You Opt for Dental Implants

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Many people who are missing one or more teeth are opting to get dental implants as tooth replacements. At Woodin Creek Dental, we believe that the more you know about this and other dental procedures, the better you will feel about undergoing treatment.

If you are a Woodinville, WA patient considering dental implants, let’s take a look at what you might expect.

The Dental Implant Procedure

As you might know, dental implants provide a permanent replacement for lost teeth that can last a lifetime with the proper care. The surgical procedure of placing the implants into the jawbone is not nearly as uncomfortable as some people might expect. Although there is some tenderness ...

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How We Can Give You a New Tooth in Just 3 Steps

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If you are missing a tooth, you probably already feel self-conscious about it. People might even make unfair judgments about you if your smile has a gap in it, particularly near the front of your mouth. Another concern you might not be aware of is that having one missing tooth can often lead to the loss of more teeth.

It’s important to take care of a missing tooth, not only for esthetics but to preserve the health of the rest of your teeth. Dental implants from your Woodinville dentist make it easy to get the form and function of your smile back.

In the following three steps, you can have a tooth ...

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Placing Dental Implants - 3 Steps to a Complete Smile

Dental Implant Diagram | Dental Implants Woodinville WA

Anyone facing the loss of one or more teeth finds the idea distressing. But there are options available that will ensure your self-confidence doesn’t need to take a hit. Dental implants are widely considered the best solution for replacing missing teeth. If you are considering dental implants in the Woodinville, WA area, you might be wondering about the procedure.

In general, there are three steps involved in the dental implant procedures. First, the implant itself is placed into the jawbone. Next, the abutment is added to the implant, which is where the artificial tooth will be connected. Finally, the prosthetic tooth, or crown, is placed onto the abutment.

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