I’m a 38-year-old single mom with three children under the age of ten. Ever since my teen years, I have struggled with my teeth even though I am diligent about taking care of them. I recently was told I have a severe calcium deficiency. I am under treatment for it and it is getting better,… Continue reading How Can I Keep My Face From Collapsing When My Teeth Are Removed
Category: Dental Implants
Can My Implant Match My Teeth Without Risking Dental Implant Failure?
I had a dental implant placed, but it does not match the teeth next to it, which is making it look fake. I know it is fake, but I don’t want others to know that! My dentist has replaced it twice. The first was too dark. The second too light. My dentist said I need… Continue reading Can My Implant Match My Teeth Without Risking Dental Implant Failure?
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?
Can I Have a Pretty Smile After 30 Years in Dentures
I have had dentures for about thirty years. I’ve always wanted a pretty smile. I have enough money to get dental implants finally. Is it possible for me to have a beautiful smile after all this time? Leslie Dear Leslie, I have some great news for you. It is never too laRead More
Should I Switch Implant Dentists?
I am getting two dental implants. One on tooth number seven. The other on tooth number eleven. The cost is just a bit over $9,000 which is quite a pretty penny. I feel at that price I should expect some quality work. Here is my concern. I have had both teeth extracted and have been… Continue reading Should I Switch Implant Dentists?
I Want My Husband to Switch His Dental Implants
My husband recently had dental implants placed in order to replace his teeth. He currently has an acrylic denture, which will be switched to porcelain. Before that is done, I’d really like my husband to switch his metal implants to zirconia. The smell of his metal implants is making me gag Read More
Dental Implant Disaster
I paid a small fortune for a full-mouth reconstruction–about $38k. There were several teeth extracted and dental implants placed. the rest of the teeth were crowned. Since getting the procedure about two years ago, the crowns have been falling off. At first, he would replace them, but in reRead More
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
Can Keep Dentures In
I’m a 52-year-old woman and have been wearing dentures for about 15 years. Lately, I cannot keep them in no matter what I do. Not even that nasty adhesive stuff works. It’s very embarrassing because I am still quite young (at least in my mind) and when I don’t have them in I harRead More