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The Lifespans of Cosmetic Dental Treatments

November 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 3:14 pm
A patient reflecting on how long cosmetic dentistry lasts

As you might know, cosmetic dental work can improve your smile’s looks. Whatever your dental imperfection, it’ll make your teeth seem like those of a Hollywood star! That said, you may have a pressing question: “How long does cosmetic dentistry last?” After all, you’d likely want your procedure’s effects to endure for a while. Well, your Sarasota dentist can answer your concern. Here are the lifespans of common cosmetic dental treatments and ways to extend them.


3 Reasons You Should Try to Find Oral Health Problems Early

November 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 9:30 pm
Woman receiving a dental check-up

Most people know that you should try to prevent a problem instead of dealing with it once it’s in full force. The reason you change your car’s oil routinely is so your engine doesn’t blow up on the highway—one problem is easier to deal with than the other. The same principle applies to your teeth. Early detection of oral health problems makes them much easier to solve. Here’s why you should be proactive about your dental care.


Do You Make a Good Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

August 30, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 11:37 pm
Woman smiling

Have you thought about the changes you’d like to make to your smile if you were given the opportunity?  Pretty much anyone you meet wants to feel great about how their teeth appear. Fortunately, if you aren’t comfortable with your current smile, there are a variety of cosmetic options out there that can transform how your teeth look. Continue reading to learn more about cosmetic dentistry and what you should know before making the commitment.


Why Do I Need a Bone Graft to Get a Dental Implant?

August 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 8:48 pm
illustration of bone graft

Approximately 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. While that figure may be shocking, the good news is that losing a tooth doesn’t mean you need to go the rest of your life with a gap in your smile. Dental implants are a preferred tooth replacement option because of their numerous benefits. However, some patients need a bone graft before they can have dental implants placed. Continue reading to learn from your implant dentist in Sarasota about why this is sometimes necessary.


4 Questions to Ask Before Complex Aesthetic Rehabilitation

July 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 2:25 pm
Man smiling after complex aesthetic rehabilitation

A complex aesthetic rehabilitation is a major dental procedure reserved for patients who have multiple dental problems that need to be fixed. Before you commit to such extensive treatment, you should make sure that you have all the facts and that all of your concerns have been addressed. Below are 4 questions that you should ask your prosthodontist or cosmetic dentist during your initial consultation for rehabilitation.


How Quickly Can I Return to Work After Dental Implant Surgery?

June 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 1:49 pm
man back to work after dental implant surgery in Sarasota

Are you missing one or more pearly whites? One of the best ways to replace them is with dental implants. While they provide the ultimate support for preserving your smile, you’ll need to take some time off to heal from the procedure. But how soon can you return to work after your appointment? Read on to learn about the factors that can affect your recovery period after dental implant surgery and tips to help make this process as smooth as possible!


5 Issues That Can Prevent Dental Implant Success

June 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 12:54 pm
illustration of dental implants in Sarasota

If you’re missing one or more teeth, then you’re probably considering getting dental implants to replace them. As one of the most popular and effective restorations, these metal posts can restore your full smile as well as preserve your facial structure for a lifetime. However, some conditions can hinder your ability to undergo the treatment in the first place. Read on to learn about five issues that can prevent you from getting dental implants!


What to Expect When Recovering from Full Mouth Reconstruction

May 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 8:50 pm
Dental patient receiving full mouth reconstruction.

If you have multiple dental issues that are preventing you from achieving the smile of your dreams, there’s no need to fret! There are many existing treatments that can provide you with the solution you need including full mouth reconstruction, in which your dentist combines multiple treatments into one comprehensive procedure to fix your smile! However, you might be wondering what to expect when recovering from this course of action. Keep reading to learn more about the recovery timeline for each part of this process and some things you can anticipate throughout it.


5 Full Mouth Reconstruction Treatment Options for You

May 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 11:40 pm
Man in dentist's chair smiling and giving thumbs up

Have your teeth suffered from years of decay, dental wear, or trauma? Fixing extensive dental trouble may seem impossible, but an experienced dentist can help by creating a personalized full mouth reconstruction plan. Full mouth reconstruction combines different cosmetic and restorative dentistry services to improve the health, function, and appearance of teeth. Here are five services that your dentist may suggest in order to completely rebuild your smile.


7 Tips for Recovering from All-on-4 Surgery

March 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 3:57 pm
All-on-4 dental implants

It can be difficult to complete daily tasks when you’ve suffered from tooth loss. Things like eating, speaking clearly, and smiling with confidence certainly become challenging. The good news is that there are a variety of tooth replacement options for patients with a wide array of needs. All-on-4 implants are a cost-effective, long-term solution for patients who are missing most of or all of their teeth. However, they do require a surgical procedure. Here’s what you can expect for the recovery process.

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