Advanced Technologies for Dental Implants & Periodontal Treatment In addition to being board certified in periodontics & dental implant surgery, Dr. Tesmer and Dr. Langston stay on the leading edge of periodontal & implant techniques and equipment. Some of the latest technologies & equipment we use at our office are: LASER PERIODONTAL THERAPY (LANAP) LANAP™…

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Teeth In A Single Day Exciting New Technology, Proven Techniques You may have seen or heard about new dental procedures that allow you to replace a full set of teeth with implants in a single day. These procedures go under many names such as “New Teeth Now” or “Teeth-In-A-Day”. The concept of placing restorations (such…

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Questions & Answers On The Dental Implants What are dental implants? Implants are natural looking replacements for missing teeth. The implant itself is a post that attaches to your jawbone. This post provides an anchor for your general dentist to place crowns, bridges or other restorations. Dental implants begin with an evaluation by your general…

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Digitally Guided Implant Placement Cone Beam CT Scans A key to the safety and success of complex dental surgery is advanced radiography. Cone beam digital CT scanning allows us to take 3-Dimensional, low radiation, high resolution CT scans of your facial anatomy. We can then view these images from different angles, take precise measurements, and…

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Sedation Increasingly, patients understand the importance of periodontal treatment for their dental and overall health. Despite this awareness, patients may face the additional barrier to treatment-anxiety about the actual procedure. Although recent advancements in dentistry eliminate nearly all the discomfort involved, many patients are still apprehensive. Thankfully, sedative procedures are available to assist in reducing…

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Replacing Multiple Teeth with Dental Implants Replacing Several TeethWhen you’re missing several teeth, you have the option of replacing them with implant supported crowns or implant supported bridges. Two or three implants can be placed adjacent to each other to retain multiples crowns.  An implant supported bridge is a structure similar to a traditional dental bridge with…

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Implant Retained Dentures And Bridges Traditionally, several missing teeth would have been replaced with a removable partial or full denture. Dentures have to be taken out and soaked at night. During the day, they can also look unnatural and rub painfully. Dentures and partials make it difficult or impossible to eat certain foods. No More…

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The Effects of Tooth Loss Dental implants are the most natural solution for missing teeth. By replacing the root of the tooth with an implant, you can restore your natural smile and prevent bone loss in your jaw, which will help you maintain a healthy, young appearance. After a tooth is lost, the bone previously…

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Sinus Lift for Implants A key to implant success is the quantity and quality of the bone where the implant is to be placed. The upper back jaw has traditionally been one of the most difficult areas to successfully place dental implants due to insufficient bone quantity and quality and the close proximity to the…

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Replacing a Single Tooth with Dental Implants Replacing a Single ToothDental implants are today’s method of choice for replacing missing teeth.  They are long lasting, natural in appearance, and promote jaw health.  By working in tandem with your dentist, we hope to provide you with a replacement tooth that will last for a lifetime. A natural tooth…

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