New “Magnet” Method Speeds Up Dental Implant Healing

August 25, 2016

Filed under: Implant Dentistry — drkoo @ 6:15 pm

If you have done your research on dental implants, you know they are the most effective way to replace one or more missing teeth. The fixed alternative to dentures secured with bonding cream or suction, dental implants provide unmatched stability for prosthetic teeth.

This summer, an exciting advancement in implant dentistry was made. It’s now possible to enjoy an implant-retained denture faster than ever, thanks to a new method that uses magnets to speed up dental implant healing. The team at Piney Point Dental Implant Center is staying on top of this cutting-edge technology to offer you the best in Houston dental implants.


With Houston Dental Implants, Nanodiamonds Are Forever

August 24, 2016

Filed under: Implant Dentistry — drkoo @ 2:28 pm

houston dental implantsIt seems like medical science has never evolved more rapidly than it is today. Nanodiamonds are just one example. They are tiny diamonds that are invisible to the naked eye. About 20,000 times smaller than a strand of human hair, they are the tiny byproducts of mining and refining operations. These nanodiamonds are changing the way we think about the future, especially in the way we administer drugs. One surprising impact of the miniscule, soccer ball-shaped particles has to do with your oral health, something that could greatly impact your dental implants. Piney Point Dental Implant Center has more information about the exciting new findings — keep reading to learn more about nanodiamonds and your dental implants in Houston.


9,718 People Will Have Dental Implants in Houston This Year

August 17, 2016

Filed under: Implant Dentistry — Tags: , , — drkoo @ 1:09 pm

dental implants in houston

These days, more people than ever before are having their missing teeth replaced by dental implants. 3 million people currently have dental implants in the US. In 2016, it’s estimated that nearly 10,000 patients will receive dental implants in Houston alone. Why the boom in implant dentistry? Because it’s simply the best solution for tooth loss. And with more options than ever, dental implants are a possibility for almost everyone experiencing tooth loss.


Your Questions About Dental Implants in Houston: Answered!

July 30, 2016

Filed under: Implant Dentistry — Tags: , , , — drkoo @ 9:59 am

dental implants in houstonDental implants in Houston are a truly comprehensive mode of tooth replacement, giving you back your missing tooth as well as its root. Dental implants have been around for centuries, but they remain a mystery for many people. Your implant dentists at Piney Point Dental Implants are experts in the procedure. We have put together an FAQ to help you understand more about dental implants!


Caring For Your Dental Implants in Houston

July 28, 2016

Filed under: Implant Dentistry — Tags: , , — drkoo @ 8:26 am

dental implants in houstonIf you have recently received dental implants in Houston, learn the steps you should take to make sure your implants stay healthy and strong in your jaw. Dental implants have a high rate of success — up to 95 percent in eligible patients — but proper care is mandatory. Keep reading to learn how to care for your dental implants immediately after placement, and for years down the line. Congratulations on making the best choice in tooth replacement!


When Cheap Dental Implants Turn Into an Expensive Mistake

July 22, 2016

If you’ve lost one or more teeth, you need a good, solid replacement — and you shouldn’t cut corners to enjoy a complete smile once again. These days, there are a number of “cheaper” dental implant options. Unfortunately, choosing cheap dental implants can be an expensive mistake. Select high quality dental implants in Houston from an experienced, trusted oral surgeon. Dr. Koo and Dr. Weil provide high-quality implant dentistry at Piney Point Dental Implant Center.


One Stage, Two Stage Houston Dental Implants… What’s the Difference?

June 15, 2016

dental implants houstonIf you’re missing one or more teeth, you’re probably busy researching your options in tooth replacement. Did you know there are two methods for completing dental implants: those that are placed and receive the connecting abutment in one visit, or one stage dental implants, and those that take two stages to complete? Keep reading to learn more about the difference in one stage and two stage dental implants in Houston, and which might be the best for your own tooth replacement.


Are You A Candidate for Dental Implants in Houston?

dental implants in houstonIf you’re missing one or more teeth, you may be interested in tooth replacement with dental implants in Houston. Dental implants are tiny titanium cylinders placed beneath the gum line in the space left by a missing tooth. After implantation, dental implants act as a prosthetic root for the tooth replacement — a crown, bridge, or denture — that is connected to the implant with a special device. Unlike non-implant supported options in tooth replacement, dental implants do not move. And when cared for properly, they can be expected to last the wearer’s lifetime.


Multiple Tooth Replacement With Dental Implants in Houston

June 14, 2016

dental implants in houstonLosing multiple teeth doesn’t mean you’ll have to have the whole row removed for replacement. The goal of dentistry is to save healthy teeth whenever possible, and dental implants can help you enjoy a sturdy partial tooth replacement without losing the natural teeth that surround the gaps in your smile. Learn more about dental implants in Houston, and how the team at Piney Point Dental Implants can help you smile fully once again.


Are Dental Implants Safe?

May 19, 2016

houston dental implantsIf you’re wondering whether or not dental implants are safe, you’ve come to the right place. Our team of prosthodontists and oral surgeons are the experts on Houston dental implants. So, are they safe? The answer is simple: yes. Dental implants are by far the best option in tooth replacement for eligible candidates. Let’s take a look at why.


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