Dental implants replace missing teeth or teeth that are decaying or cracked and cannot be restored. Together with an implant crown, dental implants create a stronger replacement tooth because both the tooth and the tooth’s root are replaced.
Periodontal disease, more commonly referred to as gum disease, is a bacterial, chronic inflammatory disease of the gums that can destroy bone and connective tissue. It affects about one-half of Americans over 30.
A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, well over 14 million every year. This simple treatment can save your natural teeth and prevent the need of dental implants or bridges.