Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

Dental Implant Q & A with Dr. Taj

I love to talk about the benefits of dental implants – as you may know, I have four implants. In my opinion, they’re simply the best way to replace a missing tooth — because they’re attached to the jawbone, they look and function just like a natural tooth. But when talking to patients about getting… Read more »

If you are getting dental implants, you may have to have a sinus lift. What is it and why is it necessary?

When discussing dental implants with your dentist, you may learn that you might have to have a sinus lift or bone augmentation. Let’s look at what that is and why it may be necessary. If you have lost upper teeth in the side or back of the mouth, particularly premolars and molars, you may have also… Read more »

What to Expect in Your Upcoming Dental Implant Surgery

If you and your dentist have decided that you will undergo dental implant surgery, you’re probably wondering what to expect. Dental implant surgery is usually done as an outpatient procedure through multiple stages. DENTAL IMPLANT STAGES If you have a damaged tooth that the dental implant is replacing, your implant dentist will remove it and… Read more »