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Mark Gray, DDS Cosmetic & Family Dentistry Blog

Can Patients with Diabetes Still Get Dental Implants?

August 17, 2021

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older woman smiling with dental implants

Hands down, dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. It’s the only form of tooth replacement that originates below the gum line, attaching to the jawbone like natural tooth roots. Still, there are certain situations that can make it more difficult to receive a dental implant. Because diabetes can contribute to so many peripheral problems, does a diagnosis rule out the possibility of getting an implant? Read on to find out!

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How Soon Can I Get a Dental Implant After Tooth Extraction?

August 8, 2021

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woman wants dental implants after tooth extraction

Having a tooth pulled isn’t exactly a fun experience, and even worse, it leaves a gap in your smile that can eventually cause oral health problems. The best way to be fully restored is with a dental implant. How long will you have to wait to receive one, though? As you continue reading, a local dentist explains the process of getting dental implants after tooth extraction.

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Can I Get Dental Implants If I Smoke?

June 30, 2021

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Woman smoking a cigarette

There are millions of Americans across the country who are missing teeth. Luckily, missing teeth no longer means that you need to go the rest of your life without them. There are several tooth replacement options out there to help people get their smiles back. Dental implants have become a favorite option by dentists and patients alike because of their numerous benefits, but what if you are a smoker? A dentist explains the risks of smoking and whether or not you are able to get dental implants with this habit.

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Should You Attach Your Dentures to Dental Implants?

June 22, 2021

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Elderly man sitting in dentist's chair, smiling

Traditional dentures offer an affordable way to replace multiple missing teeth or even an entire dental arch. However, as a person’s gums and mouth slowly change over time, dentures can become uncomfortable. In a worst-case scenario, ill-fitting dentures can sometimes slip when eating or speaking. Talk about embarrassing! Thankfully, there is now a more secure way to replace a row of missing teeth: dental implants. With the support of implants, dentures can go from being a nuisance to just like natural teeth! Learn more about how implant dentures in Houston work and their benefits by reading below.

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4 Unique Benefits You Can Expect by Making the Switch to Implant Dentures

May 4, 2021

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a digital image of an implant denture in Houston restoring the lower arch of the mouth

Are you tired of wearing traditional dentures? Do you dislike the fact you can’t eat your favorite foods or are left spending additional time cleaning and soaking your prosthetics? You’re not alone. Many individuals become tired of dealing with their high level of maintenance and limited capabilities. If you are ready for something better and more permanent, it’s time to consider implant dentures in Houston. A local dentist explains many of the most common pitfalls associated with regular dentures and what benefits you can expect by making the switch to dental implants.

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