Tooth loss is normal for children. When it happens, it’s cause for celebration. This definitely isn’t the case for adults, however. There aren’t other teeth coming replace the lost ones, and living without teeth isn’t viable without risking a host of problems. Most people will turn to dentures to deal with the problem — and subsequently discover that they’re a compromised solution. Bite force, stability and durability are […]
All-on-4 Dental Implants: What To Expect During, After The Procedure
Medical science has made significant advancements in the area of dental care — arguably none more important than the development of the All-On-4 dental implant. It’s the only method of replacing all your teeth with a restoration that’s nearly equals the bite force, stability and durability of real teeth. Let’s take a closer look at this breakthrough treatment. Who Qualifies For All-on-4? Generally, an All-on-4 dental implant is […]
Having a missing tooth is an uncomfortable experience. It is rather difficult to ignore the fact that your set of teeth is incomplete. For starters, your mouth will feel different. It’s even worse when you are missing one or more of your front teeth. You may become self-conscious and extra careful not to smile in public. This is not a rare occurrence; about 120 million Americans, according to […]
There’s no two ways about it: the use of X-rays revolutionized health care. The technology facilitated better diagnostics and produced more accurate diagnoses. This allowed for highly targeted treatment, resulting in greatly improved health outcomes. The field of dentistry has certainly been enhanced by X-rays and their ability to reveal problems inside the teeth and beneath the gumline. However, there are two sides to every coin and medical […]
The Info You Need To Know About Dental Implant Bridges
What image comes to mind when you hear the word “bridge”? Like most people, it’s almost certainly a large structure that connects two places across an open space, such as a river, a highway or a railroad. While you don’t think of it first, in the same manner as a construction bridge, a dental bridge also spans a gap — one that exists between two teeth.
All-on-4 Dental Implants: Here’s The Info You Need
Teeth aren’t primarily about appearances. They are a critical part of maintaining good health and body function. They are first in line in the vital process of eating and digestion. They play a key role in our ability to speak clearly and properly pronounce sounds. They help sustain our facial structure and keep our jawbones strong. It also boosts self-confidence to have a full set of healthy looking […]
Regain Your Confidence With an Implant-Enhanced Smile
Studies reveal that your smile is the first feature others notice about you. Knowing this makes many people feel embarrassed about the condition of their teeth, particularly if they have missing teeth. Thankfully, Harrell Dental Implant Center in Charlotte has a multitude of permanent solutions to address your smile woes. These treatment options range from replacing one missing tooth with a single dental implant to restoring […]
Barbara T – Cosmetic makeover with Crowns and Veneers – Case Study
Barbara is a wonderful lady who came to see us after putting off restoring her smile for many years. She said she just couldn’t stand to look in the mirror any longer and see her smile looking so tired and yellow. After our exam, we drew up a plan to restore her upper teeth with 12 veneers.
The before and after pictures show how well it worked. Barbara was […]
Taking care of your teeth is not a luxury, it is a need. Having a presentable smile goes a long way in boosting your confidence and self-esteem. Anything that affects the appearance of your teeth, such as an accident that leaves you with one or more broken teeth, needs immediate attention. Plus, it’s not just your looks that are affected. You may also have difficulty eating and speaking. […]
Overhaul Your Smile With One Of Four Dental Implant Options
Dental implants are the best way to secure artificial teeth. Whether you are filling a small gap or replacing all the teeth in your mouth, studies show that individuals missing one or multiple teeth have the best overall success rate with dental implants. Dental implants most closely match the look and function of your original teeth thanks to the surgically placed titanium posts that act like your natural tooth […]
Jerri: All-0n-Six Dental Implants for a transforming smile
This is Jerri. She came to see us a few years ago with some serious concerns about her smile. She had been through some major health challenges and had lost many of her upper teeth, leaving her with a broken and collapsed smile. We were excited to help and created a plan to restore her beautiful smile using dental implants and a guided smile procedure.