Dental Implants: A Brief History of Tooth Replacement Innovation

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Today’s dental implants boast a long-term success rate of near 97%. Because implants support surrounding teeth, encourage new tissue growth and continued bone formation, and give patients back full chewing ability and a complete smile, they have become the industry standard for tooth replacement. Today, Victoria dentists Dr. Tim Rainey and Dr. Donnese Fritsche would […]

Dental Implants & New Teeth the Same Day? Inconceivable!

A man and a woman standing on top of a model of teeth. The text above the image says "All-on-4® Teeth in a Day."

Many people face tooth loss and are unsure of their options. Tooth loss is difficult socially as well as physically. When you lose a tooth, you also lose the bone that supported the tooth—it simply stops growing since it’s no longer needed. After that bone disappears, your jawbone will continue to shrink away as well, […]

Dental Implants are usually the best way to replace missing teeth.

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When a tooth is missing, there are often multiple ways to replace them such as bridges and partial dentures.  If you want to replace a missing tooth with something that is closest to a natural tooth, then a dental implant would be the ideal choice.  A dental implant is basically an artificial tooth root that […]