The Average Cost and Other Important Facts About All-on-Four Dental Implants

The American College of Prosthodontists says, “According to epidemiological studies, it is estimated that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and about 40 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. As we age, the problem gets … Continue reading

FAQs: Insurance & Dental Veneers

Today’s dental veneers are much better than the ones from a hundred years ago. Modern veneers, like the DaVinci Veneers which Dr. Stone uses, last between ten and twenty years. Continue reading

How is a Cracked Tooth Repaired?

120 million Americans have had at least one cracked tooth. Trauma injuries cause most broken teeth, because teeth are designed to take the brunt of a blow to the mouth. So, instead of a serious head injury, the person has … Continue reading

What’s the Difference Between a Tooth Bridge and an Implant?

Patients suffering from tooth loss have a number of options, such as tooth bridges or implants. These procedures are not just cosmetic. Missing or broken teeth accelerate bone loss, breed bacteria, and create excess pressure on remaining teeth. Continue reading

Should I Use a Dental Implant Specialist?

Although the concept had been around for centuries, the first modern dental implants did not emerge until 1965. Before then, no one could overcome the osseointegration issue. Continue reading

What Are Mini Dental Implants and What Do They Cost?

Until fairly recently, if you were one of the millions of Americans who are missing at least one tooth, your replacement options were probably either dentures or implants. And that’s not such a bad thing, because these options are both … Continue reading

What are Teeth Implants in One Day?

Tooth loss rates have increased significantly since 1970. This trend will probably continue to accelerate. Many Millennials are already dealing with tooth loss or similar issues. Fortunately, missing tooth remedies have increased exponentially since the 1970s. Back then, even if … Continue reading

Questions and Answers: Dental Implants vs Dentures

If the law of averages has caught up to you and you are one of the millions of Americans missing at least one tooth, your problems are not just cosmetic. Continue reading

Do I Need to Worry About a Dead Tooth?

As a general rule, dead things are unattractive and that rule definitely applies to dead teeth. A non-living and discolored tooth adversely affects your smile worse than just about anything else. Additionally, as is so often the case in prosthodontics, … Continue reading

Toothache Pain? Try These Proven Home Remedies

Tooth decay causes about 90 percent of all tooth aches. This type of discomfort can come and go and some people are sensitive to hot or cold. Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are often the most cost-effective solution for broken and missing teeth. The procedure, except for implant-supported bridges, is generally fast and relatively non-invasive. Continue reading

When Do I Need a Same Day Emergency Dentist?

Even the most well-equipped ERs are often not staffed for dental emergencies. They may not have the proper diagnostic equipment either. For these purposes, you need a same day emergency dentist. Continue reading

Finding the Best Partial Dentures

Lots of people also ask about specialized dentures. Many people are missing several teeth in the same area, perhaps due to a trauma injury. If that’s the case, a dental bridge may be the best partial dentures. Continue reading

How Much Do Mini Dental Implants Cost?

Mini dental implants may have smaller “roots” than traditional implants. But mini dental implants are not fragile or brittle. The posts are still made from titanium. They’re just slimmer and easier to work with. Continue reading

What Can daVinci Porcelain Veneers Do for You?

Chipped, cracked, and discolored teeth, among other issues, were once exclusively age-related conditions. In many situations, that’s still the case. The more wear and tear a mouth endures, the more likely these problems become. But for various reasons, mostly poor … Continue reading

Options Available When Crowning Teeth

There have been some specific advances with regard to crowning teeth. The resin is much more advanced. It lasts longer and looks better. In fact, Dr. Stone can sometimes use layers of resin to repair cracks and chips. Continue reading

Help! I Accidentally Cracked My Dental Crown!

Cracked dental crowns hardly ever expose the pulp or the more sensitive parts of the tooth. So, you have a day or two to get to the dentist. After that, bacterial begins to accumulate in the broken tooth, and that can cause serious problems later. Continue reading

Tooth Implantation Cost

In most patient satisfaction surveys, dental implant satisfaction rates exceed 90 percent. Most people love the way dental implants look and feel. Continue reading

What Is CTS and What Can I Do About It?

You may need a cracked tooth fix if you experience pain: while biting, when eating cold food or beverages, or eating sugary beverages or food. Continue reading

What Can I Do About Yellowing Teeth?

If lifestyle choices are the issue, teeth whitening is a good idea. This process removes surface stains that cause yellowing teeth without damaging enamel. Continue reading