All About Dental Implants

Dental implants may sound like they’re science fiction, but they are real, indeed: artificial tooth roots that support replacement teeth that look and function like the real thing. They are available at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. Rock Solid One dental implant can support one artificial tooth. Several can support a dental bridge, and even…

Dental Implants: The Highest Standard

Implant-supported artificial teeth are state-of-the-art, when it comes to replacing missing teeth. They are available at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. Dental implants are, hands-down, the highest standard of tooth replacement. Implants are titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jaw, where they fuse with the bone. Once that happens they can support one…

Implant Dentures: Game-Changers!

Implant-supported dentures from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette are total game-changers, when it comes to artificial teeth. If you haven’t heard, dental implants are titanium posts that we insert into the jaw. Within a few months the implant and bone have grown together. Once that has happened, the implant is ready. Implant-supported dentures are artificial…

Titanium and Human Bone

Most dental implants are made from titanium. The reason for this is titanium’s unique ability to fuse with human bone. We offer state-of-the-art dental implants at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. For a dental implant procedure, a titanium post is surgically placed directly into the jawbone. After a few months the implant and the bone…

Bone Loss and Dental Implants

A successful dental implant is virtually undetectable in both its appearance and function, and we have placed a lot of them at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. Moste peopl who are missing one or more teeth are viable candidates for implants. But there are a few requirements, and one of the most important is that…

Age Is No Barrier for Dental Implants

Most patients who get a dental implant are middle-aged or older, but that doesn’t mean younger people can’t get them, too. At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette we have patients of all ages. When it comes to age and dental implants, there is really only once exception: the patient must have a fully-formed jawbone in…

Like The Real Thing: Dental Implants

Dental implants from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette are the most lifelike tooth replacement options available: so lifelike that some patients forget they’re even there. First, though, let’s clarify a point. The term “dental implants” is commonly used to refer to replacement teeth. Even dentists use it that way sometimes. But technically, a dental implant…

Amazing Success: Dental Implants

Dental implants like those available at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette have an enviable success rate: better than ninety percent! Cases of rejection are rare. One of the things that makes them so successful is the compatability of titaniuim with human bone. Scientists discovered this compatability in the early 1950s. After that, the development of…

Are Dental Implants Right For You?

If you are missing one or more of your natural teeth and have explored your tooth replacement options then you have probably heard about dental implant, like those available at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. Dental implants are rightly been called one of the greatest advancements in the history of dentistry. That’s because implants support…