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4 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Dental Implants

November 4, 2017

Smiling senior man in dental chairWhen it comes to replacing missing teeth with dental implants, the first question people ask their dentist is, “How much will it cost?” This is an essential question, but before you get the answer, there are a few other questions that are more important for you to hear the answers to. Read this post to learn some of the questions you need to ask your dentist when shopping for the best deal on dental implants.

Caring For Your Dental Implants from Arlington Dentist

August 12, 2016

dental implants in arlingtonIs cleaning your dental implants the same as cleaning your natural teeth? Not quite. Your dental implants and their connecting abutments are made out of a different material than natural dental structure, and they attach to your gums differently, too. Your dental hygienist will use special tools for cleaning your dental implants during your checkup and cleaning. At-home care, however, does not look much different from what you are probably used to. Learn how to care for your dental implants in Arlington from your dentist, Dr. Stephen Wardlaw.


What Are Dental Implants? How Do They Work?

July 25, 2016

dental implants in arlingtonIf you are dealing with an incomplete smile, are on the brink of tooth loss, or are frustrated with an ill-fitting denture, know that dental implants provide the most stability in tooth replacement. What are dental implants? They are tiny titanium cylinders that are surgically placed beneath the gum line. Titanium is a material that fuses with bone matter. The provide unmatched security for the denture, crown, or bridge that is affixed on top.