Is Cosmetic Dentistry Worth the Cost?

A lot of insurance companies aren’t willing to pay towards cosmetic dentistry because they don’t think it’s worth the cost. But this hasn’t stopped many patients from paying for cosmetic procedures out of pocket. It’s a pretty large business, and … Continue reading

When to Go to an Endodontist

There are so many specialties in medicine these days that it’s becoming impossible to keep track of all the names you’re supposed to remember. Everyone should have a dentist, but it’s ok if you haven’t talked to an endodontist yet. … Continue reading

There’s No Such Thing as One Day Dental Implants

If you type “one day dental implants” into google right now, you will find 1,000 dentists that will offer you just that. At Dr. Stone’s in Fort Lauderdale, we have to write articles about one day dental implants because almost … Continue reading

Should I Get Dental Implants?

Let me begin with something many dentists won’t admit; dental implants aren’t for everyone. That being said, sometimes they’re by far the best choice for a patient. If you’re asking yourself, should I get dental implants? Here are a few … Continue reading

Why Can’t My Dentist Place My Crown or Implant?

Why can’t my dentist place my crown or implant? You don’t go to your family doctor to do open heart surgery. You don’t go to a lawyer who specializes in slip and fall cases if you’re in the middle of … Continue reading

Dental Implant Failure Rates: Are They Worth the Risk?

If you’re considering replacing a missing tooth or a set of missing teeth with dental implants, you’ve probably asked yourself if they’re worth the risk. Dental implants are just like any other surgery: there’s never an 100% success rate. So, … Continue reading

The 5 Best Prosthodontists in Fort Lauderdale

It’s difficult to find unbiased reviews for a dentist. Google and Yelp will always help you wade through the good from the mediocre, but the best often seem to be hiding in clear sight. So, who are the 5 best … Continue reading

What’s the Average Cost to Extract a Tooth?

The Dental Implant Cost Guide suggests the average cost to extract a tooth is between $75 and $300 while the average cost to surgically extract a tooth is between $150 and $650. The only problem is that a tooth extraction … Continue reading

Tooth Reconstruction: The World of Prosthodontics

What is Tooth Reconstruction? Beautiful teeth are a sign of good health and well-being. Damaged, discolored, or missing teeth can show problems with health and self-confidence. Prosthodontists, like Dr. Stone, are dentists who have advanced training in tooth reconstruction. They … Continue reading

Types of Dental Caps and Their Cost

Dental caps (also referred to as tooth crowns) are perfect for protecting badly damaged teeth. Caps go on top of a tooth when everyday procedures like a filling or bonding is no longer sufficient for repair. Dental caps are also … Continue reading

What are daVinci Veneers?

DaVinci veneers are high quality, hand-crafted porcelain veneers. They are created at the daVInci Dental Studio in California, which has been crafting veneers for Hollywood stars for more than thirty years. Continue reading

Periodic Oral Evaluations and Periodontal Exams: What, When, and Why?

Each time your dentist looks into your mouth, she or he is assessing the health of your teeth, gums, tongue, neck, jaw and more. Continue reading

How to Save Money with Veneers

Dental veneers have come a long way since the first ones appeared in the 1920s. Back then, temporary veneers brightened the smiles of Hollywood movie stars. And by temporary, we mean three or four scenes. Also, though the veneers looked pretty … Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Dental Bridges

Tooth loss is quite common. In fact, the average adult in the United States is missing five permanent teeth. The number is even higher among older adults and current smokers. Other conditions like poor oral health, teeth grinding, and gum … Continue reading

Tooth Nerve Pain: Relief and Causes

A toothache is a sure sign that something is wrong. But but not all tooth nerve pain is the same, and not all cases will require the same treatment. Continue reading

Does Dental Insurance Cover Veneers?

Some dental insurance companies will pay for 30%-50% of the cost if it can be demonstrated that the need for Dental Veneers is based on the need to restore the structure of the tooth. Continue reading

Dental Veneer Repair: How to Fix Chips and Cracks

Replacing a veneer isn’t always simple. Sometimes you even have to replace your full set so the new veneer matches the color of the rest of your teeth. Continue reading

Same Day Dental Implants Near Me

With a same day dental implant, the implant is usually done in a single day and a temporary crown is placed, so you can leave your dentist’s practice with a brand new tooth before the day is over. Continue reading

Fixing a Cracked Tooth

Cracked tooth? The pain can be unbearable at times. But luckily there are effective ways to fix cracked teeth. Continue reading

What are All-on-4 Dental Implants?

All-on-4 Dental Implants are a great alternative to conventional dentures. All-on-4 means that a complete set of upper or lower teeth are secured to the gums with 4 implant posts that hold the teeth securely in place. Continue reading