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Is Bone Tissue Important When Considering Implants?
Posted on 7/20/2018 by ROOT™ Periodontal and Implant Center
Getting a dental implant is a big step. This is true in part because of the financial investment, and in part because of the significant commitment of time and effort the procedure requires. With this in mind, we try to encourage all of our patients to find out as much as they can about the process before they get started. If you are thinking of getting implants, one thing you will need to consider is the bone tissue in your mouth. This is due to the way that dental implants are inserted and retained in your mouth. What is a Dental Implant?A dental implant is basically a metal “root” that is surgically implanted into your jawbone. After the bone has healed around the rod, a ceramic “tooth” is affixed to it. Dental implants are the pinnacle of dental replacement constructions. They are virtually identical in appearance, function, and durability to regular teeth. In fact, unless you tell someone, chances are they will never suspect that your implants are not real teeth. Does the Bone Tissue Matter?Having said all that, it does matter what condition your bone tissue is in. If you are getting an implant, you want to be sure that the bone where it will go is strong enough to provide the strength the implant needs to remain anchored. If your bone tissue is too weak, we may suggest a preparatory procedure such as bone grafts. We can build up the bone tissue in your mouth, making it strong enough to accept and retain the dental implant. This is successful in the vast majority of cases where the bone is—without intervention—not enough to support an implant. If you have any questions about implants, please call us. We are here to help you at every step of the process....
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Is Bone Tissue Important When Considering Implants?
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Managing Your Swelling Following the Placement of Dental Implants
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How Acids Damage Your Gums
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Early Stage Recovery Following Dental Implant
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Can Mouthwash Make Gum Disease Worse?
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Gum Disease and Dental Implants - What's the Worry?
4/13/2018
What All Goes into Gum Disease Treatment?
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Why Receding Gums Hurt So Much
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Steps to Gum Disease Diagnosis
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How Oil Pulling Can Improve Gum Health?
2/15/2018
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1/27/2018
Cigarette Smoking's Impact on Your Mouth
1/17/2018
Do Gums Recede Even When You Don't Have Gum Disease?
12/27/2017
Dental Implants Cost a Lot, But Are They Worth it?
12/17/2017
What Brushing with the Wrong Brush Can Do to Hurt Your Gum Health
11/30/2017
The First Step in Gum Disease Treatment
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Dental Implants: What will happen without treatment?
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The Connection Between Gum Disease and Diabetes
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Enhance Your Smile with Esthetic Crown Lengthening
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All-on-4 Dental Implants: How strong will my new teeth be?
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How Dental Implants Can Reduce Long-Term Dental Costs
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Detriment of Living with Untreated Gum Disease
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The Onset and Progression of Gum Disease
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Dental Implants: Reclaim a more youthful appearance
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Bleeding Gums can Affect More Than Your Smile
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What Factors Contribute to the Long-Term Success of Dental Implants?
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Increase Your Quality of Life with Dental Implants
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Symptoms of Gum Disease
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Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?
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Flower Mound, TX 75028


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