Tooth Implants: What is All-on-4?

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The “All-on-4” dental implant method is sold by Nobel Biocare. It’s a brand name for both the actual posts and the implantation technique. Four implants are placed in one jaw (upper or lower). The four teeth implants to support the fixed (non-removable) denture. How is the All-on-4 system different than conventional implants? The primary difference…

What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Dental Implants?

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For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. But many dental insurance providers don’t cover implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Clearly, dental insurers rarely make coverage decisions based on what is…

Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

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Many Lafayette dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they choose composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched precisely to your natural tooth color. Some people are sensitive to the metals used in standard fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is Toxic…

Implant Dentures: Fixed Or Removable?

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Now, denture wearers have an amazing new tooth replacement option. Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide numerous advantages over traditional dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Offers up to 100% natural chewing function Upper denture doesn’t cover as much of the palate Comfortable Little or no gum irritation Doesn’t inhibit speaking power Strong and durable…