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 […]

Dental Implants In DC

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 […]

What Is The Difference Between A Prosthodontist And A Regular Dentist?

By Dr. Nahlah | December 14, 2020

A: A prosthodontist has three years of advanced education in the specialties, which include full mouth reconstruction, implant dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry. A dentist finishes dental school and goes right into practicing general dentistry. So, the key difference is in the extent of their education in addition to the services they specialize in. Basically, it […]

What Are Veneers?

By Dr. Nahlah | November 18, 2020

A: Veneers are a very thin layer of porcelain that we bond to the outside tooth surface that makes up your smile. It helps change the color and the shape of your teeth. So, if you have worn down teeth due to age or some other condition, we can get you back to a normal, […]

Are Dental Implants Cost Effective?

By Dr. Nahlah | October 19, 2020

A: Yes they are—dental implants are cost-effective treatments. We are not touching any of the adjacent teeth to do any bridge or root canals on the adjacent teeth. We are replacing only the missing teeth which makes it very cost-effective. Plus, when we are replacing a full arch of teeth, we are replacing them with […]

What Is The Recovery Time For An All On Four?

By Dr. Nahlah | September 14, 2020

A: The patient recovery time is usually immediate and they’re able to go back to their daily life. We do ask the patient not to do any strenuous activities for at least the first 48 hours following surgery. After that period, they can resume their normal work activity levels and gradually resume exercise. Additionally, patients […]

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?

By Dr. Nahlah | August 18, 2020

A: Dental implants are made of titanium. Titanium is a very biocompatible material, so the bone integrates with the implant and heals well. We’ve never had any reported cases of rejection of the titanium dental implants in DC due to biocompatibility. Why Is A Healthy Smile Important? What’s the first physical trait you notice about […]

How Long Does An All On Four Last?

By Dr. Nahlah | July 15, 2020

A: All On Four is a procedure that will last many many, years—in most situations, it will last a lifetime. Sometimes, depending on their situation, they may need some maintenance from time to time. But, in general, it lasts for many, many years to a lifetime. All On Four in DC is recognized as the […]

What Is The Process For An All On Four?

By Dr. Nahlah | June 1, 2020

A: The first step is taking a record of the patient’s mouth, taking some pictures of their face so we can start designing their smile. Once we get the smile design and the teeth ready, we schedule them for their transformation day. On their transformation day, they come in the morning, we put them to […]

What Are The Benefits Of An All-on-Four?

By Dr. Nahlah | March 12, 2020

A: The benefits of All-on-Four is the patient gets the experience of having fixed teeth on the same day of the procedure.  So, they will never walk out with dentures or missing teeth in their mouth—we get to restore their smile in the same day.  Plus, these implants are activating the bone of the jaw, […]