The Rate of Bone Loss After Extraction Can Be Stopped With an Implant

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A serious side effect of losing a tooth by extraction, accident, or disease is the potential for bone loss. This can be minimized, or even avoided outright, with a dental implant from Staten Island Dental Care. The Alveolar Bone The bone surrounding the teeth is called alveolar bone. Its main job is to support the…

Captivate Audiences In New York Once Again

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Remember when being a five-year-old with a few missing teeth charmed friends and family? When a lisp was considered adorable and endearing? Doesn’t really work for adults. At Staten Island Dental Care we can restore missing teeth with lifelike dental implants. A single-tooth dental implant consists of three parts: the implant itself, a connecting piece…

A Maximum Upgrade With Mini Implants

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Mini-dental implants are, as their name suggests, a smaller version of regular dental implants. They have several advantages, and are available at Staten Island Dental Care. Like their larger counterparts, mini implants are titanium posts inserted into the jaw, where they fuse with the bone to become a support for one or more artificial teeth.…