Tag: dental implants

31 Aug 2018 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

Are Dental Implants a Good Option for Teens?

teen girl patient at dentist

Most kids aren’t fully aware of their own vulnerabilities. They climb trees and do dangerous skateboarding tricks, and play contact sports without being mindful of the proper precautions. And sometimes, the result is a knocked-out tooth or dental trauma that’s so severe the natural tooth can’t be salvaged. If your teen has an avulsed or knocked-out tooth, a dentist may be able to replant it if your teen gets to the office within an hour. In the meantime, preserve the tooth in the natural socket, in a tooth preservation kit… Read More

28 Jun 2018 by  Ali Long in Dental Implants Resources

Top 5 Causes of Tooth Loss in Adults

Losing your baby (milk) teeth is a normal part of growing up, but losing your permanent teeth is cause for concern. Long-term research has shown there are certain risk factors for adult tooth loss caused by gum disease. Males over the age of 35 are at greater risk of tooth loss from periodontal disease, and the risk increases in those who suffer from high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis. No one – regardless of age – wants to have edentulism (the absence of one or more teeth).… Read More

1 Jun 2018 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

Is There an Age Limit for Dental Implants?

gray haired woman smiling

Offering distinct advantages over dentures and bridges, dental implants are the most versatile and durable tooth replacement option. Besides delivering unrivaled performance in all aspects of oral health, this revolutionary dental restoration is the next best thing to having your own, natural teeth. Dental implants are an ideal solution for replacing teeth lost to periodontal disease, trauma or defects in the bone, and may also be used to anchor a full set of upper or lower dentures. The many benefits of implants make them a popular choice here at Long… Read More

1 May 2018 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

8 Reasons Our Patients Love Their Dental Implants

Here at Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry, we get great satisfaction helping our patients get beautiful smiles they can be proud of. Dental implants are one of our most popular tooth replacement solutions that truly improve quality of life. Patients who were once embarrassed to smile or laugh with confidence now flash a mouthful of gorgeous pearly whites. Our patients are amazed at how dental implants have transformed their lives—here are just a few of the reasons they love this lasting tooth replacement solution! #1: Dental implants give you… Read More

26 Mar 2018 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

Tips on Caring for Dental Implants

Smiling couple

Congratulations on regaining confidence and quality of life with dental implants. An elegant solution to one or more missing teeth, implants dramatically improve both appearance and function. And they can last a lifetime if properly taken care of. One of the reasons why dental implants can last for decades is their biocompatible titanium posts that fuse with the jaw bone. But the real key to long-term success comes down to great oral hygiene and committing to regular dental check-ups. As you may know, dental implants are immune to tooth decay.… Read More

9 Mar 2018 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

Mini Implants vs. Regular Implants: Which Dental Solution Is Right for You?

Advances in cosmetic dentistry have paved the way for minimally-invasive, permanent solutions for missing teeth. Among all of the latest tooth replacement options, dental implants are generally considered the gold standard when it comes to comfort, appearance and durability. Implants are custom-made to look and function like your own teeth and are -- without question -- one of the most important innovations in modern dentistry. With dental implants, you can smile with confidence, enjoy your favorite foods again and never have to worry about uncomfortable or ill-fitting dentures. Besides their… Read More

27 Feb 2018 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

3 Dental Solutions for Congenitally Missing Teeth

“Congenitally missing teeth” is medical terminology that describes the condition in which a person does not develop teeth, or is born without teeth. This can manifest as a single missing tooth or multiple teeth. Frequently, the cause of missing teeth is unknown; however, some conditions will result in missing teeth, including viral infection or high fevers as an infant, metabolic disorders, trauma, taking medications at a young age, and genetic defects.  For the most part, it’s rare to not develop permanent, or adult, teeth. The most common congenitally missing teeth are… Read More

21 Dec 2017 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

4 Signs You Are a Good Candidate for Same Day Dental Implants

All on Four Dental Implants

Dental implants not only improve the appearance of your smile, but they may also be vital for your long-term oral and bone health. Not everyone, though, is a perfect candidate for same-day dental implants in Suffolk County. The only way to determine if All-on-4 dental implants are right for you is to schedule an exam with the expert implantologists at LI Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry. What Is a Same-Day Dental Implant? A same-day dental implant is exactly what its name implies. With today’s technology, it’s possible to get a dental… Read More

21 Nov 2017 by  admin in Crowns

What Is a Crown Tooth Repair?

dental crowns veneers

A dental crown looks exactly like a natural tooth. It fits over a reduced natural tooth, essentially taking the place of the thick enamel. Dental crowns can even be shaped and shaded to blend in well with the rest of the patient’s teeth. Cosmetic dentists apply dental crowns for a number of reasons, but this procedure is primarily done in order to protect, repair, and restore a smile. Why do I need a crown tooth repair? Missing teeth can be replaced by permanent dental implants, which imitate the structure of… Read More

1 Nov 2017 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

Dental Implants: Process, Recovery & Longevity

Dental Implant

A dental implant is the next best thing to your own, natural teeth. These artificial restorations are an excellent option for patients who have lost one or multiple teeth to injury, periodontal disease, or other causes. Incredibly durable, dental implants are designed to look, fit and feel just like your own teeth, and won’t ever slip out of place like dentures. Dental implants function like replacement tooth roots and may be used to restore a single tooth, several teeth, or all of your teeth. They can not only improve your… Read More

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