In modern dentistry, dental implants are considered the “gold standard” for replacing one or multiple missing teeth. In the past, teeth were often replaced by dentures or dental bridges, but dental implants have surpassed these options, and offer a better alternative. So, why should you opt for dental implants instead of dentures? Let’s discuss just a few of the reasons below. 1. Dental Implants And...
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Dental implants are bringing smiles back, but is the procedure right for you? Dental implants are one of the best solutions utilized by oral professionals, to replace a patient’s missing teeth. The process can help to fix issues with chewing, speech, as well as creating a more pleasing look and smile for the patient. How does it work? Once a tooth and its natural root...
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Dental implants drastically improve people’s lives by providing a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth and preserve facial structure. Dental implant surgery is extremely safe, with relatively low risk for complications experienced by very few people. Your oral surgeon will provide you with aftercare instructions specific to your situation, but it is important to know what to expect ahead...
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Getting a dental implant at OMSNashville? Want to make sure your surgery is a success? Here are a few tips you can follow to ensure that your surgery goes off without a hitch – and that you can recover quickly. Stop Smoking/Tobacco Use  If you smoke or use tobacco (chewing tobacco, dip, etc.) after your dental implant surgery, your risk of implant failure can rise...
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The holiday season is here, bringing for most people a time of family, friends and food. If you have missing teeth, it can be a challenging time of year. Eating some foods is uncomfortable and smiling at those close to you exposes gaps you’d rather keep hidden. If all you want for Christmas is a healthy smile, here’s what you need to know. Missing Teeth...
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Dental implants restorations can serve as an alternative to dentures and can help individuals regain confidence in their ability to smile and engage in a normal social life. While dentistry professionals see the benefits of dental implants, many patients hesitate before making the decision to invest in dental implants. Here are some of the most common misconceptions we see regarding the procedure and the finished...
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In days gone by, when people lost teeth, there wasn’t much to do about it. Thanks to the last 25 years of innovation, patients no longer need to live with gaps in their smile. Dental implants are now an important step along the road to a healthy and complete jaw. What is a Dental Implant? For patients who have experienced tooth loss due to trauma,...
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Even with the steady advances in dental care practices and technology, millions of people across the nation still experience tooth loss, often resulting from tooth decay, periodontal disease, or damage. In the past, only two remedies have been available for tooth loss. Those were dentures and bridges. However, today dental implants are available, and they have become one of the most popular options for replacing...
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Losing a tooth as an adult is not quite as magical as it was when you were a kid and the tooth fairy would leave money under your pillow. You can lose a permanent tooth because of a crack, decay, or infection, and the process can be stressful. Most people assume they will not lose any adult teeth, but around 178 million people in the...
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