Dental Implant Pain and Recovery: What to Expect

Has your dentist recommended getting dental implants? If you have broken or missing teeth, dental implants are a great artificial replacement. As their name suggests, these implants involve a surgical procedure in which an artificial tooth is implanted into your jaw.  The idea of having a fully functional set of teeth again sounds enticing, but the surgical process can seem …

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants: What You Should Know

Dental implants are one of the most common tooth replacement options. An implant consists of a titanium tooth root that must be surgically placed in the jaw bone with an artificial tooth root attached to the top. Because of the way an implant works, sometimes bone grafting is required in preparation for the placement of a dental implant. Has your …

What to Expect From a Smile Makeover

Are you interested in a smile makeover? If you’re not happy with how your smile looks in pictures or in the mirror, your dentist can help you make improvements. The procedures and treatments used to improve your smile are referred to as a smile makeover.  Making improvements to your smile can increase your confidence and help you to smile more …

Dental Implant Pain and Recovery: What to Expect

Whether you have implant surgery scheduled or you’re still researching your options, you’re likely wondering how painful it is to get dental implants and what you can expect from the recovery. The good news? Getting dental implants is a lot less painful than most people think it will be. Here’s what you should know. Dental implants are different from other …