Why Implants are a Great Choice for Seniors
Age causes greater wear and tear on your teeth, which is why seniors often need restorative dental treatments. Tooth loss is a common problem with seniors that often goes uncorrected for years. We offer dental implant surgery at Mouth Carolina Dentistry, Charleston, South Carolina, to resolve tooth loss issues. Implants are excellent for seniors who want a permanent solution to restoring their smile and tooth functionality. Read on to learn more about the procedure and the required recovery time. Modern Dental Implants for Seniors With modern implants, you get more from your restorative treatment, as implants replace both your tooth and tooth root … Continue reading
Steps in the Dental Implant Process
Dental implants do more than fill in the gaps where a tooth used to be. They maintain the integrity of the mouth’s structure and allow the teeth to stay aligned properly. Implants give strength and support to the jaw and promote stability instead of letting the area weaken after losing a tooth. Dental implants make your smile look just as natural as if your teeth were still in place. Dr. Greenberg and the Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA team, offer dental implant services to residents throughout Charleston, South Carolina. They work with an outside team of implantologists to place the implant, … Continue reading
Tips for Finding the Best Dental Implant Dentist in Charleston SC
Dental implants are an investment into your appearance, so it is critical to find the best dental implant dentist in Charleston SC to ensure you receive the quality and results you require. Unfortunately, countless dentists claim to be dental implant specialists but do not hold the education, experience, and training required to back those claims. As a patient, you must be informed before choosing a dentist for this type of procedure. Keep reading to learn more about what qualities to look for in a dental implant dentist. Tips for Finding the Best Dental Implant Dentist Since there are so many dental … Continue reading
Benefits of the dental implant procedure for Charleston, SC area patients
Restoring the smile following tooth loss and extraction may be overwhelming for some patients. There are a variety of options available to individuals out there when it comes to repairing the smile and restoring function following tooth loss. Dr. Andrew Greenberg and his team of professionals in Charleston, SC encourage patients to take the time to discuss treatment solutions available, including the benefits of specific procedures such as the placement of dental implants. Understanding how dental implants work Dental implants are just one of several tooth restoration solutions available at Mouth Carolina Dentistry. Dr. Andrew Greenberg and his team describe … Continue reading
Learn more about the benefits of implant dentistry with a Charleston, SC area dentist
Tooth restoration may be required by patients who have experienced tooth loss from disease, decay, or trauma. Patients may be overwhelmed at their choices and may be unsure as to what solution to choose for long-term repair of their smiles. Dr. Andrew Greenberg of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA in Charleston, SC is pleased to offer a permanent option for patients to consider: dental implants. What is a dental implant? Dr. Andrew Greenberg describes the dental implant as a tooth root replacement made of titanium. The dentist places the implant with oral surgery into the jawbone of the patient. The dentist … Continue reading
Charleston SC dentist relieves fears over procedure to get lasting, lifelike dental implant supported teeth
Enlisting a team of specialists, Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA replaces your teeth with the dental implant procedure in Charleston SC. Over several steps customized to your unique needs, the treatment site is prepared, the implant is surgically placed, and a restoration completes the process: Dr. Greenberg will place a lifelike restoration, the dental crown or denture, on top of the implant. Unlike some conventional methods, that restoration isn’t going anywhere. It retains stability from the dental implant quite literally rooted in the jawbone. Don’t fear the process While dental implants have transformed many people’s lives in the Charleston area and … Continue reading
Experience the ease and longevity of dental implants in North Charleston SC
There are many myths associated with dental implants. Perhaps the most pervasive of these misconceptions is that implants are inherently painful. By practicing advanced dental techniques and partnering with implant specialists, Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA ensures your experience is as comfortable and pleasant as possible. Dental implants also prevent destructive complications that result from gaps where teeth used to be. These complications include bone loss, which occurs when the supportive and surrounding bone doesn’t get the stimulation it needs from chewing and other functions. The reality of the dental implants process Made from medical-grade titanium, a dental implant is lightweight … Continue reading
In what ways may a Charleston area dentist provide dental implant restoration?
Dr. Andrew Greenberg, of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA in the Charleston area, has worked with many patients in restoring their dental implants. After a periodontist has surgically placed dental implants, patients will with him for the final restoration. Depending on the reasons in which the dental implants were placed, restoration can be done in many different ways. Dental Crown When patients are using dental implants to restore a single tooth, they will need to have a dental crown fabricated and placed over the implant. This acts as a false tooth. The crown is made to cover the implant and to … Continue reading
How are dental implants placed?
A dental implant consists of a titanium screw and a crown. A small-diameter hole is drilled into the area where the tooth is missing in the jaw in order to guide the titanium screw that will hold the dental implant in place. To avoid damaging the jaw and facial structures, great care is taken by the dentist when boring the hole into the jaw bone. Once the hole has been drilled, the dental implants – metal screws of sterile titanium that are driven at very slow speed into the alveolar ridge or jaw bone – are placed into the jaw … Continue reading
Why should a Patient Consider Dental Implants?
Dental implants are an ideal option for people with generally good oral health who have lost one or more of their teeth due to disease or injury. Candidates for dental implants need to have healthy gums and adequate bone to support the implant. Dental implants are actually more tooth-saving than traditional bridgework, because they are able to replace teeth without the preparation of adjacent teeth. In a bridge, the teeth surrounding the site of the missing teeth must be shaved down and fitted with crowns. In addition, because dental implants have direct support unlike a bridge, the implant can absorb … Continue reading