Single/Multiple Dental Implants

Many people are familiar with titanium dental implants. Some patients would prefer to avoid having a metallic implant placed and previously these patients' desires were not able to be accommodated. That has changed now with the Nobel Pearl Zirconia dental implant Zirconia is a ceramic that is white in color and has been proven to be an effective dental implant material.  Advantages of a dental implant made of zirconia is natural aesthetics, improved attachment to gum tissue, and low plaque affinity.   Dental implants are indicated to replace either a single tooth, or in some cases, multiple teeth. For anyone desiring a dental implant, whether constructed of titanium or zirconia, we would recommend a consult with us to evaluate the amount of bone present and space available for dental implant placement. Schedule...

Immediate Tooth Replacement As we age, our teeth become more brittle. As a result, fracture lines can form and teeth can break, frequently at the gum line. This process is accelerated if you have had a root canal or your teeth have been veneered or crowned. If this happens, many times it is not possible to save the tooth. As improbable as it sounds, it is sometimes possible to remove a single tooth, place a dental implant and within 2 days, have a natural appearing tooth attached to the implant. This is possible because of improved implant materials and design and our expanding knowledge of the biology of bone healing and implant integration. What this means for you is that should you have the unsettling experience of breaking a front tooth,...

When it comes to enhancing the overall health and appearance of your smile, the best option to consider is a full mouth reconstruction. This will involve the combination of multiple dental care procedures in order to restore and enhance the overall condition of a person's mouth. When you meet with a Scottsdale oral surgeon and dental health specialist, you will be able to learn more about full mouth reconstructions in greater detail. Right now, we'd like to look at some of the basics of full mouth reconstruction treatment so you understand what to expect and how it can help you. Custom Comprehensive Dental Treatment We should note that every full mouth reconstruction is customized to the patient. Since each patient has different needs, we want to make sure that these...

The gums are an extremely important part of your mouth that many people take for granted. It's true that healthy teeth is important, but the gums can make a lot of difference in terms of dental health and dental aesthetics. When you meet with a skilled Scottsdale oral surgeon to discuss an issue related to the soft tissues in the mouth, we will be sure to listen to you and offer the best advice for solid dental care going forward. One treatment option that may be helpful to some patients is dental crown lengthening. We'd like to take a moment to focus on this treatment right now. What is dental crown lengthening? Dental crown lengthening is a procedure that is performed to remove gum tissue from around a tooth in order...