Posts Categorized: Dental Implants

Rebuilding Your Incomplete Smile With A Dental Prosthetic

If you are missing a tooth, or missing several teeth, you can be quite unhappy with your smile. Some people with this issue can go so far as to try and avoid smiling altogether! That being said, there are oral health issues that come with tooth loss that can cause serious issues, and also deserve… Read more »

Complete Your Smile, Improve Your Confidence with a Dental Implant

When was the last time you looked in the mirror and liked the smile staring back at you? Has it been several years? Does it feel even longer? What about the last time you actually enjoyed a dinner out with friends, or a holiday feast with your family? Adult tooth loss can make many once-enjoyable… Read more »

Complete Your Smile This Holiday Season

When was the last time you smiled confidently? What about when you last enjoyed a meal, comfortably? Was it before your tooth loss? As a child, losing a tooth can prove an exciting rite of passage, and a chance to enjoy a treat – or two- from the Tooth Fairy. Unfortunately, for adults, tooth loss… Read more »

Could a Dental Implant Help Your Confidence?

Have you spent several months or even years struggling to enjoy your mealtimes, all because of an incomplete smile caused by tooth loss or an extraction? While there are a number of modern dental prostheses available, not all are created equal. For great support and stability, many patients prefer the added benefits of choosing dental… Read more »

Is a Dental Implant Right for Me?

Did you recently lose a tooth? Gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss in America, but trauma and dental issues like untreated infections are other potential causes of tooth loss. Whatever the cause, however, the result is often the same. Adult tooth loss can cause a sense of insecurity and embarrassment, at… Read more »

Dental Implants: An Innovative Tooth Restoration

As children we’re taught that our new set of teeth is “permanent,” which can be misleading. While they can absolutely be permanent if properly taken care of; once the health of an adult tooth is jeopardized, you can risk losing it altogether. Not only can this drastically impair your life by hindering your ability to… Read more »

Missing a Tooth? A Dental Implant Is a Great Solution

Has your smile been causing insecurity since you lost a tooth or had one extracted? It can be difficult to muster confidence when you’re worried about your incomplete smile. Thankfully, restorative dentistry offers a number of ways to cope with tooth loss, one of the most popular of which is dental implants. Implants help to… Read more »

Dental Implants: From Root to Crown

If you are scheduled for a dental implant procedure, or are considering the likelihood of scheduling one with your Lafayette, La dentist, you may be curious as to how an implant works. Dental implants are used to restore missing teeth, integrating a post, attaching an abutment, and setting a crown. The anchor is made of… Read more »

Lafayette Dentist Gives the Dish on Dentures

Lafayette dentist, Dr. Michael J. Young, has restored the smiles of many a patient dealing with missing teeth. There’s no doubt that losing a permanent tooth is upsetting, and can really change both the way you look and the way you are perceived. If you have missing teeth, but you’re not sure the best way… Read more »

Lafayette Dentist Shares the Benefits of Mini Dental Implants

Dental implants have easily become one of the most secure tooth replacement options available today. Yet, while many patients opt for implants and have reported great results, not every patient qualifies for full implants due to insufficient bone mass. Should this apply to you, try asking about mini dental implants (or MDI). An MDI is… Read more »