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What to Expect After a Bone Grafting Procedure Feb 1st, 2020

Dental implants can make a dramatic difference in the appearance and function of your mouth if you have missing teeth. However, if you have a gap from an unreplaced tooth, you’ll likely require bone grafting to replace areas of damaged or deteriorated bone where your original tooth existed. This extra...

Knowing the Difference Between a Crown and a Bridge Jan 1st, 2020

Are you one of the 120 million Americans who has lost a tooth as an adult? Whether this was a result of decay, gum disease, or injury, you may have filled the gap created by the loss with a dental implant, a surgically placed screw that becomes the new “root”...

What to Expect When Getting Fitted For Implant-Supported Dentures Dec 1st, 2019

Implant-supported dentures are a popular choice for people of all ages who are missing teeth. If you have missing teeth, your mouth can’t work properly and you’re at risk for losing even more teeth or damaging your gums. Replacing the lost teeth with dentures helps protect your mouth and fills...

Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth Nov 1st, 2019

If you’re missing a tooth, you’re far from alone: By age 50, most Americans have lost at least one tooth due to tooth decay, injury, disease, or trauma. Fortunately, thanks to advancements in dental health care, you don’t have to live the rest of your life with a missing tooth. ...

Keeping Your Mouth Healthy After an Extraction Oct 1st, 2019

Do unpleasant thoughts cross your mind when you think of tooth extractions? Have no fear! Here at Charlotte Dental Implant Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, tooth extractions aren’t scary or painful. In fact, Ramesh K. Sunar, DMD, makes your comfort his top priority. Dr. Sunar’s vast experience as an endodontist...

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Sep 4th, 2019

When you find out that you need dentures, you might have a lot of questions. These artificial removable teeth replace missing ones, giving you back a smile brightened by a full set of teeth. When you’re missing teeth, your problems aren’t just aesthetic, though. Missing teeth may cause trouble with...

How Does Bone Grafting Work? Aug 22nd, 2019

When you’re missing a tooth, it can cause serious problems in the rest of your mouth. Whether you lost it through injury, gum disease, or extraction, the gap it left behind is more than a cosmetic issue. Your other teeth, your gums, and even your jaw rely on a full...

5 Reasons to Consider Full Mouth Rehabilitation Jul 12th, 2019

Do you avoid smiling? You're not alone. 42% of people say their smile is the first thing they would change about themselves. If you think your smile is less than perfect, our team at Charlotte Dental Implant Center can help.  Full mouth rehabilitation is an individualized treatment where we improve...

What Is a Sinus Bone Augmentation? Jun 14th, 2019

A healthy mouth boosts your confidence, and the healthiest mouths have strong, functional teeth. If you lose a tooth, a dental implant is an effective and natural-looking replacement that can help you regain your beautiful smile. However, to ensure a successful dental implant in the back of your upper jaw,...

What Are Implant Retained Dentures? May 20th, 2019

There’s no denying that missing one or more teeth can have devastating consequences for your smile. After all, tooth loss impacts the way your smile looks and your mouth functions, often making it difficult to eat your favorite foods or be understood when you speak. It makes sense, then, that...

Can I Still Get Dental Implants if I have Jawbone Recession? Apr 2nd, 2019

Dental implants are hands down the most natural-appearing and comfortable replacement for missing teeth. You care for them just as you would your natural teeth and can count on them to give you a long-lasting, even lifelong smile that others won’t be able to tell isn’t your own. Part of...

When Tooth Extraction is the Best Option Mar 13th, 2019

Your teeth are tough by design and engineered to go the distance with you. But life doesn’t always go according to plan, sometimes rendering a tooth more of a liability than an asset. In these cases, extraction often poses the best solution, sacrificing the one for the good of them...

How Long Do Dental Implants Last? Feb 21st, 2019

There’s little doubt that dental implants deserve their growing popularity as an effective and easy-care option for replacing missing teeth. They are so natural-appearing that you may forget you didn’t grow them yourself. Because implants are safely secured in your jaw, you won’t experience the slipping and sliding often common...