speed is the source of emotions ...

Archive for February, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 03:02 PM
posted by Wayne G. Suway, DDS, MAGD

Dental Patient Marietta GA Dental implants carry a success rate of over 95%! However, implants are not immune to problems. While most types of implant issues involve the restoration on top of the implant and are easily corrected, there are times in which the implant itself suffers failure. A skilled implant dentist can prevent the majority of these implant complications with precise, computer-guided implant placement as well as bone or gum grafting done before the surgery when necessary. Unfortunately, not all implant complications can be avoided. continue reading

Comments Off on Reasons for Dental Implant Repair
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 03:02 PM
posted by Wayne G. Suway, DDS, MAGD

Gum And Teeth in Mouth Marietta, GADental implants carry an exemplary success rate as a stable, long-term replacement for missing teeth. However, you cannot expect your implant to provide this coveted stability if it does not have a firm foundation underneath. Implants are surgically placed in the jawbone. The implant post needs to be fully enveloped so that it can fuse to the surrounding bone as it heals and forms a stable prosthetic tooth root. If bone is too thin, too weak or too short within the jaw, an implant has little to no chance of success. continue reading

Comments Off on When Is Bone Grafting Needed?
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 02:02 PM
posted by Wayne G. Suway, DDS, MAGD

Whether you call them Implant-supported dentures, overdentures, hybrid dentures or implant-retained dentures, this type of smile restoration involves securing a full denture to a set of dental implants. Overdentures bring outstanding advantages compared to traditional removable dentures. Since they are firmly anchored in your jawbone, they deliver unrivaled stability – which means you can eat, speak and laugh the way you did with natural teeth. Another hidden, yet substantial, benefit is the prevention of bone loss. The implants stimulate your jawbone naturally, so you can avoid premature facial aging due to the resorption or atrophy of bone that typically occurs when teeth go missing. continue reading

Comments Off on Caring for Your Implant-Supported Dentures