Can Dental Implants Get Cavities

Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?

By Dr. Nahlah | November 15, 2021

A: No, dental implants cannot get cavities because dental implants are made of titanium. However, the patient still needs to clean around the implants so the gums around them stay healthy. When you lose a tooth, there’s a lot more to it than just having a gap in your smile. Yes, the aesthetic aspect can […]

Can Dental Implants Be Done In A Day

Can Dental Implants Be Done In A Day?

By Dr. Nahlah | October 21, 2021

A: Yes, they can be done in one day. The patient will come in, we’ll extract the tooth, we’ll put the implant in and put the tooth on top of the implant the same day. Deciding to get dental implants is a life-changing moment that will give you a completely new outlook on life. This […]

What Are Dental Implants Used For?

What Are Dental Implants Used For?

By Dr. Nahlah | September 20, 2021

A: They are used to replace missing teeth— from a single tooth to multiple teeth or all the teeth in the mouth. So, it depends on the patient’s situation and is tailored to their needs for teeth replacement. When we say dental implants, what we are talking about is a permanent treatment for one or […]

How Do You Clean Dental Implants

How Do You Clean Dental Implants?

By Dr. Nahlah | August 2, 2021

A: You clean them like normal teeth. You use a toothbrush, water floss, or normal floss and you clean them like a natural tooth. So, you’ve invested in your new smile and you are ecstatic about the “new you.” However, dental implants are still a new concept to you and you aren’t sure how to […]

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Are Dental Implants Permanent?

By Dr. Nahlah | June 21, 2021

A: Yes, they are, dental implants are a permanent solution for missing teeth. The patient gets to use them as their normal teeth; chewing and smiling with them like a permanent tooth. Are dental implants really permanent? Will I have to replace them at some point? Do they ever wear out? Considering the investment of […]

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What Are Dental Implants?

By Dr. Nahlah | May 24, 2021

A: Dental implants are root-shaped implants made of titanium to replace the roots of missing teeth. Dental implants can hold a crown on top of them or they can hold a full arch of teeth. It depends on the situation and how many teeth are missing. Dental implants in DC are the closest replacement to […]

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What Kind Of Treatment Is Needed For Failed Dental Implants?

By Dr. Nahlah | April 12, 2021

A: There are several treatments available for failed implants. So, if the patient is having an ailing implant—which is an implant that hasn’t failed completely; sometimes we can grab these implants and clean them and improve the situation. Some implants when they fail, they just need to be taken out and new implants need to […]

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Will I Be Without Teeth For Any Amount Of Time?

By Dr. Nahlah | March 16, 2021

A: Actually—no. The same day we extract the tooth, we also put in the dental implants and attach the replacement teeth. So, there’s no downtime— you will have teeth in a day. If you’ve visited our site before, you’ve seen some ads or some testimonials about new teeth in a day. The testimonials are pretty […]

Good Candidate For Dental Implants

Who Is A Good Candidate For Dental Implants?

By Dr. Nahlah | February 25, 2021

A: A good candidate for dental implants is a patient who’s lost one tooth or more than one teeth. Additionally, they could be a candidate if they are about to lose one, several, or all their teeth. A patient can lose their teeth for different reasons. It can be from decay and cavities or it […]

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What Do I Need To Do Before My Dental Implant Procedure?

By Dr. Nahlah | January 19, 2021

A: You’re going to make sure that you have your oral hygiene improved so that the dental implant won’t fail. That’s pretty much it, there’s not much you can do from the patient side before you have your dental implant surgery. So, you’ve made the brave choice to get your smile back with dental implants—now […]