Dental Implants

Does HIV Affect Dental Implant Survival?

Thanks to modern treatments, people with HIV can expect to live what most would consider a normal lifespan. With increasing life expectancy, long-term dental treatments like dental implants seem more attractive. Under normal circumstances, dental implants have a success rate that nears 100% and a proven functional life of up to 50 [...]

Is Your Sinus Infection Really a Tooth Infection?

This time of year, many people develop sinus infections as a side effect of colds or flus. Often, they will pass without much special care. However, some persist, lasting for weeks or increasing in intensity, which can drive you to a doctor. Sometimes, this will help, but other times it doesn’t. If typical treatments aren’t [...]

How Your Dentist Can Impact Your Odds of Implant Success

Dental implants are, in general, very successful. Studies show an overall success rate of 98%, and once they are successful, they have very good odds of lasting a lifetime. But even a small risk is worth trying to avoid. That’s why it’s good to understand what factors increase your risk of implant [...]

Lack Bone for Implants? Two Different Approaches Have High Success

One of our concerns when placing dental implants is the amount of bone you have to support the implants. Not having enough bone at the implant site doesn’t mean you can’t get implants. In fact, we have multiple options for replacing your teeth with implants. If you’ve lost [link id='758' text='all your [...]

Zirconia Implants Can Help Metal Sensitivity Related to Lyme Disease

The human body isn’t made to take in too many heavy metals. Many metals are necessary in trace amounts to make our bodies function, but if we get too much exposure to metals, especially the wrong metals, it can impact how our body works at a subcellular level. Metal susceptibility isn’t the same for everyone. [...]

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