The Las Colinas Smiles Blog

The cost of not replacing a missing tooth

Many times, people make the big mistake of avoiding the dentist for a problem they are experiencing because they think that they are going to be saving themselves time, money, and pain. The ugly truth is that avoiding going to the dentist or prolonging an oral issue you are experiencing almost always results in having to spend more time, more money, and experience more pain in the long run when you finally decide to go. One of the biggest issues that people avoid going to the dentist for is a missing tooth. The cause of a missing tooth can vary;…

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What is bone grafting?

If you are missing a tooth, or maybe several, your Irving dentist may have suggested that you consider getting dental implants to replace the missing teeth. Dental implants are an excellent way to regain the physical feel and aesthetic look of your teeth, mouth, and smile. The implants look, feel, and function the same as your natural teeth, and will go unnoticed by onlookers of your smile. If you are considering getting dental implants, you are likely asking questions about the procedure and oral surgery. When attending your consultation with your family dentist, you may have been informed of the…

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How do dental implants work?

For a long time, the only available options for people who were missing teeth were either bridges or dentures. But now, fortunately, there is another option available for those who are missing teeth. What is this other option you ask? Dental implants. And in this post, we are going to tell you a little bit more information about dental implants. So, your first question may be, what exactly are dental implants? Well, dental implants are little devices that are implanted in the mouth, by your Las Colinas dentist, as tooth/root replacements. These implants are used to provide a strong hold…

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