While the popularity of dental implants is on a dramatic rise, there still remain many myths and misconceptions about this common method of tooth replacement. If you are missing one or more teeth (and maybe even if you’re not), it’s important that you have all the facts about dental implants. Dr. Steve L. Koo and our team are here to separate fact from fiction!
Piney Point Dental Implant Center Blog
July 10, 2017
Dental implants are the most popular and effective option in tooth replacement. Nothing else rebuilds your missing tooth structure from the root — so what are the signs that dental implants could be the best solution for your smile? We’ve listed the top 7 below.
June 8, 2017
If you keep up with our blog, you already know something about the many benefits of dental implants in Houston. We’ve mentioned time and time again the fact that they provide unsurpassed stability for your smile, and that implants are the best financial investment over the long term. Of course, there is also your health to consider — implant dentistry is a real boon to the strength and longevity of your smile. We’ve listed the top 5 health benefits of dental implants below!
June 6, 2017
Need dental implants in Houston? Your general dentist may be qualified to place them, but for the best results, it’s a better idea to trust your oral surgeon with the procedure. After all, just because you’ve changed a tire before doesn’t mean you’re the best person to handle your most complex auto needs. For a high quality tooth replacement, you can’t do better than dental implants — and there’s no one better to perform the surgery than Dr. Steve L. Koo at Piney Point Dental Implant Center!
June 1, 2017
Have you lost all of your teeth? Or are you on the brink of total tooth loss? If either are true, you need to find an effective replacement, stat. Traditional dentures offer an effective solution, but your oral surgeon can do you one better with dental implant retained dentures in Houston. Learn more about the difference between a traditional denture and one held in place with dental implants in this week’s blog post!
May 10, 2017
If you are in the process of getting dental implants, we are excited to tell you this: you
have a lot to look forward to. The tooth replacement option provides a comprehensive solution to missing teeth, and it’s unlike anything else available today. So will your dental implants work as well as your natural teeth? The answer is yes — and, if you had an issue like a bad bite before, they may work even better. Keep reading to learn more about your Houston dental implants, then schedule an appointment at Piney Point Dental Implant Center today!
Missing teeth can affect patients of all ages. Children simply may not have some of their permanent teeth as a result of genetic factors. Injuries, poor dental hygiene, and other influences cause teens and adults to lose teeth. Most of the time, missing teeth should be replaced — and you know dental implants in Houston are the premier option in tooth replacement, but are they right for you? Keep reading to find out how old (or young) you have to be to undergo implant dentistry.
May 9, 2017
If you need to have one or more teeth replaced, you know that dental implants are the best option available. Nothing else gives you back your missing tooth as well as the root that supports it — by mimicking the natural tooth structure, your new teeth benefit from maximum stability. But what do dental implants cost? You may be put off by the initial cost of implants, but they’re far and away the wisest investment you can make in your oral health. The cost of dental implants varies from patient to patient. There are a number of factors that can make your implants cost more or less than someone else’s — let’s take a look at your options in dental implants first.
April 12, 2017
Bone grafting in Houston is a common procedure at Piney Point Dental Implant Center. These treatments build up volume in the jawbone to create a good environment for dental implants. If you need to undergo bone augmentation to improve your candidacy for implant dentistry, you’re certainly not alone — many people need to have a bone graft or sinus lift.
If you’re like many people before they undergo their first dental implant procedure, you’re probably a little bit nervous. But we’re here to tell you that there’s nothing to fear from dental implantation, thanks to our options in relaxing sedation! Today’s dental implant procedures aren’t what your grandparents had to endure. In fact, with local anesthesia and IV sedation, you will relax comfortably throughout the entire treatment. General anesthesia is available as needed. Learn more about sedation for your Houston dental implant procedure today!