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.
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..
For patients who have missing teeth, a periodontist can help you determine if you're a candidate for a dental bridge or if a dental implant is better for you. Dr. Christopher Walker explains the advantages and disadvantages to dental bridge and dental implants here.