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Front Teeth Dental Implants

If you are considering dental implants for missing teeth, especially in the front of your mouth then we have some information for you. Front teeth dental implants are one of the more challenging procedures because aesthetics matter highly. We want to ensure the gum line and smile line are a perfect match. Below we have provided some sample cases of work we have done in the anterior part of the mouth. Case 1: Patient had a fractured tooth that was previously root canal treated, this case was highly aesthetic because the patient had adjacent teeth with crowns so matching the right gum line level and shade was very important.  Case 2: In this case, the patient had a tooth with a large filling and root canal treatment. Hard bread finally broke the tooth in two. We removed the tooth and placed a dental implant at the same time for replacement. If…

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Jul 29, 2016 by
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Full Mouth Reconstruction using Dental Implant and Zirconia Bridges

In this blog I will try to detail the process of restoring a full upper dental implant case using solid zirconia dental implant bridges. This can be used in cases where patients are missing all of their teeth already, or have some existing teeth needing removal that will be replaced with a full arch zirconia dental implant bridge. I will describe the reason for treatment which will explain to those in a similar situation the advantages of this approach. Often we can get away with placing the dental implants at the same time of tooth removal. There are instances where the implants need to be delayed and bone grafting performed first if there is not adequate bone to support the dental implants long term. In this case, the patient was a late 50’s female with an existing bridge supported by teeth. Unfortunately the existing teeth had deep cavities underneath the…

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Jul 9, 2016 by
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