Tooth Replacement for Hockey Player

My son lost a tooth during a college hockey practice. It’s a front tooth and I really want to make sure he gets a great replacement. I planned on getting him a dental implant but apparently his coach said that is a bad idea while he is still playing hockey. I’m a bit confused about… Continue reading Tooth Replacement for Hockey Player

Mexico for Dental Implant?

I am on a very tight budget but want to replace my lost tooth with a dental implant. The cost was pretty high here. I have been told that it is a lot cheaper in places like Mexico. In that case, would I save enough money going to Mexico for my procedure in order to… Continue reading Mexico for Dental Implant?

Temporary Restoration Before Dental Implants

I need some advice. My daughter had a congenitally missing tooth. We’ve gotten her braces to move her teeth into the right position. Our plan is to get her a dental implant when she is old enough but we need a temporary tooth replacement in order to hold the spot open until that time. Our… Continue reading Temporary Restoration Before Dental Implants

Dental Implant Failure in 4 Days

I had four dental implants placed less than a week ago and I have already had two of them fail. I’m so frustrated. I’m guessing at this rate there is not much hope for the other two, right? Is there a way to fix this or am I going to be stuck with dentures? Morgan… Continue reading Dental Implant Failure in 4 Days

Dentist Placed My Dental Implant Knowing the Bone Wasn’t Ready

I am not sure about how to handle a pickle I have found myself in. I needed a tooth replacement and chose to have a dental implant. When I woke up from the surgery, my dentist said there wasn’t really enough bone density but he went ahead and placed the implant anyway. Now he wants… Continue reading Dentist Placed My Dental Implant Knowing the Bone Wasn’t Ready