Category: Tooth Loss

How Does A Dental Implant Replace Missing Teeth?

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If you have a missing tooth, you may have heard of dental implants. These provide a more successful and longer-lasting solution to tooth loss than traditional bridges or partial dentures. But how do we place them, and what makes them such a great choice for addressing tooth loss? In today’s blog, your Syosset, NY, dentist… Read more »

How Does A Dental Implant Benefit Your Smile?

When you have lost a tooth, or several, then a prosthetic could help fill the gap in your smile and prevent major oral health complications. For some, we may suggest dental implants, which offer a number of advantages over traditional prosthetics, such as bridges or removable dentures. In today’s blog, your Syosset, NY, dentist will… Read more »

Are You Raising Your Risks of Tooth Loss Without Knowing?

The most common causes of adult tooth loss are things that can often be prevented or controlled with proper oral health care and maintenance. However, just because they can be controlled doesn’t mean that doing so is always easy. For some people, there are many different factors that can increase their risks of developing oral… Read more »

Different Ways Tooth Loss Impacts Your Oral Health

The complicated thing about some oral health concerns is that the specific threats they pose aren’t always immediately obvious, or even noticeable. For example, when you develop gum disease, the condition mainly affects your gum tissues, and symptoms mostly develop in these tissues. Yet, the consequences can affect much more of your oral health, making… Read more »

Life After Tooth Loss – The Importance of Tooth Replacement

With the right dental treatment, your smile can recover from virtually anything. In a lot of cases, like dealing with tooth decay or tooth damage, recovery means saving the tooth in question by restoring its compromised structure. However, it also means helping your smile bounce back from losing one or more teeth, which can be… Read more »

Lost a Tooth? Learn Why, and How to Deal With It

Under ideal circumstances, consistently good hygiene and a strict schedule of preventive dental care could help you preserve all of your healthy, natural teeth for life. However, circumstances are never ideal, and tooth loss remains a big problem for many patients. Fortunately, there are ideal solutions for dealing with lost teeth and preserving the rest… Read more »

Common Things that Contribute to Tooth Loss

Today’s dental treatments can help you preserve and improve your smile even after losing one or more teeth. However, your smile is healthiest when all of your teeth are natural and healthy, which is why preventing tooth loss is the better option, whenever possible. To do that, you have to know what your biggest risks… Read more »

A Few Tips to Prevent Tooth Loss

The thing about most dental health issues is that they can seem inevitable. After all, tooth decay affects over 90% of adults at some point in their lives, and gum disease over 70%, despite the fact that many people know how to care for their smiles properly. Likewise, tooth loss affects over half of adults… Read more »

Understanding Tooth Loss Better

Tooth loss is a big enough concern that, for many patients, it’s the worst thing that can happen to their dental health. Fortunately, with the exception of teeth that have to be extracted (such as impacted wisdom teeth), most others cases of tooth loss can often be prevented. The key is to understand how tooth… Read more »

Is Tooth Loss a Sure Thing?

Some things about your dental health are inevitable. For instance, if you don’t brush and floss your teeth consistently, then they’ll become overrun by plaque and oral bacteria. If you don’t treat a damaged or infected tooth, then the condition will grow worse. Tooth loss, however, is not always inevitable, though it can see so… Read more »