If you lose one or more teeth then you can have problems eating or you may feel self-conscious about your appearance. However, you can avoid these issues by replacing the missing tooth. A dental implant can provide a long lasting and lifelike option for restoring your smile. There are a number of reasons to consider dental implants.
A general dentist can address most common oral health problems, including cavity treatment and dental crown placement. However, occasionally a patient may require more than general care. If you suffer from gum disease you may need periodontal therapy. If you have an impacted wisdom tooth, then oral surgery may be necessary. Fortunately, our office accepts referrals and will work with your dentist to ensure you obtain the care you need.
At High Plains Periodontics and Implants Dentistry, we like to remind our patients all about the fun our city has to offer. Lubbock, TX is an amazing community, a stand out in state filled with interesting communities and people. The temperatures are finally starting to cool outside, so why not leave the house and see what the city has to offer?
What is oral surgery? Basically, this is any surgical procedure related to the health and function of your mouth. Surgical procedures may include tooth removal and ridge preservation, both of which can ensure your smile looks and functions properly. Do you have questions about oral surgery?
Oftentimes patients may have multiple issues with the health and appearance of their smile. A single procedure may not be enough to improve the function and appearance of the teeth and gums. However, with a full mouth rehabilitation the doctor will be able to address multiple oral health problems. Do you need full mouth rehabilitation?
Gum disease can ravage your smile, leading a number of uncomfortable symptoms. As the disease progresses you may even encounter loose teeth or suffer from missing permanent teeth. There are treatment options for gum disease that can help you maintain a whole and healthy smile. If you encounter any changes in your gums, including color, bleeding, or discomfort, then contact your periodontist right away.
There are a number of reasons a person may lose a permanent tooth. Injury, advanced gum disease, and a number of other factors can lead to a patient losing a tooth. However, in some cases the problems are genetic. Can you treat congenital tooth loss and restore a smile to full function and health?