Category: Tooth Loss

What Makes Dental Implants Stable?

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Dental implants are strong, stable, and boast a 90% success rate. But what makes them such a durable and long-lasting solution to tooth loss? In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will look at implant dentistry, including how we place dental implants, and who is a good candidate for receiving them.

Prosthetic Dental Options Based on Fit

It’s important that a craftsperson uses the right tool for each job — and that applies to pretty much any line of work. Whether you’re making an artisan table, or trying to repair a broken smile, you want the right tool. Prosthetic dentistry is designed to replace damaged and missing teeth, restoring patient smiles and… Read more »

Can Dental Implants Help Restore Several Missing Teeth?

While the loss of a single tooth can become a serious problem for your smile and oral health, losing several teeth can lead to even more embarrassment, and more functional difficulties. At our Austin, MN dental office, we have experience restoring the smiles of patients who have significant oral health concerns. If your problems include… Read more »

Why Your Denture Hurts (And What To Do ASAP)! 

One day, you may find that you’re having a perfectly normal, comfortable experience with your smile and that all is well. The next? Out of what you assume is the clear blue, your full or partial denture stars to cause you discomfort. It may be some rubbing, serious pain, pressure, or otherwise. The fact of… Read more »

Dental Bridges: 3 Candidacy Questions & Answers

If you’re missing just a tooth or a few teeth, you may figure that you’re going to end up with a dental bridge. This sounds good to you, so your initial instinct is to head to our Austin, MN practice to announce that you’re ready for one! However, when you take a step back, you… Read more »

Dental Implants: 3 Reasons To Start By Learning More

You may feel like before you ever set foot in our practice to discuss dental implants with our Austin, MN team, you should either be for or against them. We understand that you may like to feel one way or another about potential treatments but when it comes to considering your tooth replacement options, we… Read more »

Busting Denture Myths: They Are Actually Quite Wonderful!

You may hear a lot of different things about traditional dentures! Unfortunately, especially when you’re starting to feel good about selecting them for yourself, you may find that you begin hearing negative things that don’t make you feel more optimistic about choosing them. Instead, your confidence may start to wane a bit. Since we are… Read more »

Things that Lead to Tooth Loss

Tooth loss is often considered a worst-case scenario when it comes to protecting your smile. Generally, the goal is to preserve your healthy, natural teeth by taking care of them and preventing serious issues from occurring. However, for many patients in Austin, MN, there are several different potential causes of tooth loss that aren’t always… Read more »