Tooth sensitivity can be caused by many different things, but as we age, the most common cause is exposed tooth roots. As we age, our gums tend to recede, or pull away from, the tooth. The gums protect our teeth, so when they pull away, it leaves our teeth unprotected from the elements.
Did you know? 178 million Americans are missing at least on of their teeth. For a comparison, in 2014, there were 171 million smartphones in the United States. This means you are just as likely to see someone with a smartphone as you are to see someone missing a tooth.
Today, dental implants are the standard of care for patients seeking to replace one or more missing teeth in San Antonio, TX. An implant is a threaded, metal or ceramic post that is surgically placed in the jaw bone to substitute the root structure of a missing tooth.
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Having tooth sensitivity is painful. Many times patients experience this when they have gum recession. Dr. Christopher Walker of the Alamo Heights Implant Center discusses the causes and the solution to fixing your tooth sensitivity issues with tissue grafting, or gum grafting.
Dental Emergencies Dental emergencies in San Antonio almost never happen Monday-Friday! That’s why our team at Alamo Heights Implant Center makes it easy and stress-free for our patients to reach us when they are suffering from a dental emergency, such as a broken tooth, bleeding, tooth loss, broken dentures, or dental implant issues. When you..
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What is a “gummy smile?” If you look in the mirror and think that you show too much gums when you smile, then you have what periodontists call a “gummy smile.” If you have a “gummy smile” then there’s good news, and then there’s better news. The good news is that there is absolutely nothing..
Dear Patients & Referring Offices,
In response to an executive order from Governor Abbott, we will be closed for all procedures EXCEPT dental emergencies. This is in effect until April 22nd.
If you are experiencing a dental emergency please do not go to a hospital.
Call our office at (210) 595-1547 and we will accommodate you.
Dr. Christopher Walker + Team