Factors That Can Affect Dental Implant Success

Dental implants are often an excellent option for patients who, for cosmetic reasons or otherwise, need to have a tooth, or multiple teeth, removed and replaced. And while this is not a procedure to be afraid of in any way, it is still a surgical procedure nonetheless, and as such, our San Francisco doctors often receive many questions about it from patients beforehand, especially surrounding......
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Dentures Do’s and Don’ts

While dentures are often very helpful for San Francisco patients, adjusting to them is not something that will happen overnight. It is a process that requires some work on the patient’s part. In order to prolong the life of the dentures and ensure maximum oral health and comfort, here are some do’s and don’ts to keep in mind as a patient in San Francisco learns......
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Caring For Your New Dentures

Making the adjustment from having natural teeth to dentures is something that takes time, and a patient should not expect it to be an overnight process. Once a patient in San Francisco has been sent home with a new set of dentures, there are basic things that a patient needs to be aware of to maximize both their oral health and the long-term health of......
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5 Common Misconceptions About Dentures

Putting in dentures is one of the most common procedures our doctors in San Francisco undertake on a regular basis, and it’s, therefore, one of the services we are most frequently questioned about. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions about what dentures actually are, how they work, and how they should be used. We’re going to spend a couple of moments trying to correct......
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Zirconia Dental Implants Vs. Titanium Dental Implants

Anytime you have anything surgically placed into your body; you need to know exactly what it is. This is true when it comes to dental implants as well. There are two types of implants used in dentistry today: zirconia and titanium. Titanium has been the main material that’s been used for decades, while zirconia is fairly new to the scene. Our doctors in San Francisco......
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Why Are Dental Implants A Better Option Than Dentures?

Dental implants and dentures both serve the functional purpose of replacing missing teeth, but they are also immensely different. These two types of dental replacements both have their advantages and disadvantages, but the benefits of dental implants far outweigh any sort of disadvantages. The few plusses of dentures pale in comparison. Nevertheless, the doctors at SF Oral Surgery will still evaluate you thoroughly to determine......
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Types Of Dental Implants

There are a lot of different things to think about when it comes to dental implants. Of course, our dentists will provide you with all the information you need to know in your initial consultation, but it never hurts to educate yourself beforehand. Many patients in San Francisco aren’t aware that there are multiple types of dental implants. Implants are made with different materials, although......
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The Dental Implant Process: What’s Involved?

If you need a tooth extraction, are a missing tooth, or perhaps you need a whole upper arch, lower arch, or both, the best decision you can make is to get dental implants. No matter what you’ve heard or read, implant dentistry is a simple process, especially when you rely on the expertise of our SF doctors. Of course, it helps to understand exactly what......
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Restrictions After Dental Implant Surgery

Once your surgery for dental implants is successfully completed in our office, the recovery phase must begin immediately. Our doctors in San Francisco will go over your recovery plan in detail and take the time to answer any questions you may have. The importance of following this plan completely is critical, as it could be the difference between a successful recovery and one filled with......
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