At Brown & Gettings, DDS, we are passionate about helping our patients improve the appearance and function of their teeth. We often see individuals who are struggling with the state of their oral health. Problems with oral health can make daily life difficult. One way we help patients restore their oral health when they need a tooth replacement is with dental implants. Dental implants have become a popular treatment option for many patients. We want to share some of the answers to some of the most common questions we receive about dental implants.
Missing Something? – We know that dealing with tooth loss can be upsetting. Hopefully, many of you reading this have not yet experienced this situation. However, we feel that it is always best for our patients to be informed and prepared for any situation that may come their way. When dealing with tooth loss, there is always the question of whether the tooth should be replaced. We are here to tell you that, without a shadow of a doubt, a missing tooth should be replaced. The only exceptions are wisdom teeth and teeth that are removed for orthodontic purposes. Continue reading to learn about the extreme importance of replacing missing teeth.
At Brown & Gettings, DDS, we love to share our patient success stories. We often see patients who have been suffering from an unhealthy smile that has really put a damper on their quality of life. Our team makes it a priority to take the steps necessary to improve their oral health. While there are always treatments available to take the “easy way out”, we believe in helping our patients restore their teeth and smiles to ones that are going to last them for many years to come.
No matter how diligent we are with our oral health, sometimes accidents and facial trauma occur and patients are left with missing and broken teeth. We know that it can be heartbreaking when you are left with your oral health in what feels like shambles. Patients who experience tooth loss to illness, medication side effects, and severe decay have many of the same feelings. Smiling is a way that we can showcase our personality or give a greeting to another without needing to utter a word, and when that is not possible, it is easy to develop issues with self-esteem and become introverted.
Are you ready to take the leap and replace your missing teeth? We know that when teeth are missing it can affect self-esteem or make a patient feel self-conscious. Missing teeth can also change the way patients eat, speak, and interact with others. Modern dentistry offers many tooth replacement options that can restore the function of your teeth and create a beautiful, esthetically pleasing smile. Our team is here to answer any questions you have and wants to help you choose a method that will fit your lifestyle and budget.
Have you recently experienced tooth loss and are unsure of how to proceed? No matter if you have lost a tooth due to injury, decay, or a medical illness, we know that it can be extremely disheartening to lose a tooth, and it often leads to the discussion of replacing the tooth or leaving the spot open. In his video, Dr. Brown shares the importance of replacing your missing tooth and explains how you can create more problems for your oral health by leaving the area alone. Watch this informative video to learn more about the importance of replacing a missing tooth.
Have you recently had a tooth extracted and are interested in choosing a tooth replacement option? Perhaps you have had a tooth missing for some time and have decided to make an investment in your oral health. We know that losing a tooth due to severe decay, injury, medical condition, or gum disease can greatly affect your self-esteem. It can be challenging to move past the extraction and make the decision about which tooth replacement option is best for your budget and lifestyle. Replacing a missing tooth is not only beneficial for aesthetic reasons but also for your oral and overall health. Our suggestion is a permanent tooth replacement option that is a popular choice among many of our patients. Continue reading to learn more.
Cavities can develop for a number of reasons. Genetics, poor dental hygiene practices, and even some diseases can cause this common dental condition. Tooth decay begins with little holes that slowly develop into larger holes. Left untreated, cavities can eventually affect other teeth or tissue. Dental fillings are used to treat cavities by filling in the hole to protect the tooth from further damage.
The Benefits of Implant Supported Dentures The dental field is constantly evolving and improving its treatments. One way we deliver value to our patients is by participating in continuing education courses to ensure we are up to date in our techniques and offering cutting-edge treatments. Among these courses was one on implant supported dentures, also…
Tooth loss can be a devastating occurrence because it affects both your appearance and the way your teeth function. Whether it’s due to injury, illness or aging, you shouldn’t have to live with gaps in your teeth. Advancements in dental implants have made them one of the most popular treatments for tooth loss due to their long-term success rate. If you’re suffering from one or more missing teeth, implants are an effective way to restore the look and function of your teeth.