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Do Dental Implants Last A Long Time?

Dental implants are an excellent option for long-term tooth replacement as they look like and only require the care given to natural teeth. But how long do dental implants last? That depends mainly upon the patient’s lifestyle and overall dental…

6 Signs You May Need Dental Implants

Do you currently have dentures, but are tired of messy denture adhesives and slippage? Are you experiencing pain due to a broken or severely cracked tooth? Maybe you’re wondering if dental implants would solve these problems once and for all…

Why Do People Get Dental Implants?

Have you lost teeth due to tooth decay or gum disease?  Or maybe you lost a tooth in a sports injury or auto accident? Dental implants can be a smart choice for adults of all ages, no matter how you…

FAQ: How to Care for Dental Implants

The daily care of dental implants is very similar to the care of natural teeth. When caring for dental implants, it is important to maintain the health gum tissue and the supporting jaw bone. Dr. Sowell of Sensational Smiles in…

Understanding TMJ

What is TMJ? TMJ disorder or syndrome is the pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ is connected to the lower jaw of the skull that is in front of the ear. When normal functions of the jaw such as…

Are Dental Implants a Permanent Solution for Tooth Loss?

Dental implants are a popular choice for long-term tooth replacement, looking exactly like and requiring only the same care given to natural teeth. But how long will dental implants last? The answer to this question is mostly dependent on the…

Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges

Dental technology has advanced significantly in the last 30 years. Patients with missing teeth now have several great options available. Dental bridges have been a long established method of filling the gaps in your smile.  Dental implants are a newer…

How Do Dental Implants Work?

Are you tired of living in silence and shame because you’re missing teeth? Afraid to smile like you mean it because of gaps in your smile? Learn why a dental implant may be the best option for you to restore…

Practicing Good Dental Hygiene

It’s so important to practice good dental hygiene. By maintaining good dental hygiene practices, you are also assuring your overall health. Dental problems such as tooth decay, cavities or gum disease can lead to other health risks such as: Arthritis…

How Do I Choose a Dental Implant Dentist?

The procedure of installing a dental implant requires a high level of skill and experience to do it correctly. Sometimes a dental implant dentist may be only diagnosing and coordinating the dental implant placement, while an oral surgeon actually implants…