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Dental Implants Blog Posts

Implant-supported Dentures Candidates

Dr. Hellwig Oct 24, 2015

Dr. Peter Hellwig can examine your mouth to determine if you are a good candidate for implant-supported dentures.

Dental Implants Can Achieve Single-Tooth and Multiple-Tooth Replacement

Dr. Hellwig Oct 4, 2015

Dental implants can be used to address a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth. Let's compare both right now.

The Cost of Dental Implant and What Payment Options Are Available

Dr. Hellwig Sep 24, 2015

The cost of implant dentistry can vary from case to case, but there are monthly financing options available to make treatment affordable.

Dental Implants and Teeth Grinding (Bruxism): Problems and Solutions

Dr. Hellwig Sep 4, 2015

Some dental implants patients experience teeth grinding (bruxism) during the treatment process. Let's consider why this happens and how implants help and are affected.

How Smoking Affects Dental Implants

Dr. Hellwig Aug 24, 2015

Tobacco use inhibits healing and raises your risk for periodontal disease. Therefore, smoking can compromise the success of dental implants.

The Side Effects of Dental Implant Surgery

Dr. Hellwig Aug 4, 2015

Although dental implants offer a wealth of attractive benefits, dental implant surgery is associated with several side effects.

Are You a Good Candidate for All-on-4® Implants?

Dr. Hellwig Jul 24, 2015

Find out whether you are a suitable candidate for full-arch dentures secured by All-on-4® dental implants.

Dental Implants Offer Unrivaled Benefits

Dr. Hellwig Jul 3, 2015

Dental implants can support a permanent restoration that will never slip out of place. They can also prevent jawbone recession and further tooth loss.

Which Patients Are Good Dental Implant Candidates?

Dr. Hellwig Jun 24, 2015

Learn which patients are good dental implant candidates to see if you qualify for implant-supported restorations.

Are You a Good Candidate for a Dental Bridge?

Dr. Hellwig Jun 4, 2015

Dental bridges, whether fixed or implant supported, are great ways to replace missing teeth. Find out whether you are a suitable candidate for treatment.

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