Answers to your Dental Implant Questions

If you are missing more than one tooth, have dentures, or need multiple teeth extracted, you may be considering getting dental implants. We understand that your lifestyle is hindered in many ways, from the foods you can eat, to your overall health and even self-esteem.

To help patients understand the treatment, our doctors have created a helpful dental implant FAQ list to answer some of the most common questions. If you have additional questions or want to discuss how dental implants can change your smile and your life contact us to schedule a complimentary dental implant consultation with our team.

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What are the Best Denture Alternatives available in Shreveport?

  Dental Bridges: The Modern Alternative Denture Care has been around for centuries.  Why hasn’t anyone invented better, permanent dentures? The fact is, there is a 21st century alternative to dentures and all the care they require, and it is Exclusively Provided by Smile Dental Center as Teeth Tomorrow® Shreveport. Conventional Dentures may be removable or fixed. Removable dentures are taken out of the mouth at night for cleaning and disinfecting, then inserted and held in place using denture adhesives. 

The Best Ways to Permanently Fix Bad Teeth

Millions of people across the country suffer from the discomfort and embarrassment of bad teeth.  In a culture that puts a high value on bright white perfect smiles, missing, broken, or chipped teeth can hurt more than ever. Missing teeth or failing teeth not only keep people from enjoying the foods they love, but often contribute to detrimental losses of self-esteem. Poor self-esteem can lead to both depression and the inability to function in social and professional situations. Bad teeth

What is the most permanent solution for missing teeth?

As Americans live longer, over one-third of us will suffer from missing and failing teeth.  Our largest generation to date, the baby boomers (born between 1945 and 1964) consumed huge amounts of sugary foods and drinks, which lead to tooth decay.  The fillings and treatments they received as teenagers and twenty-somethings are over 40 years old, with more and more failing every day. Twenty-first century advances in dental techniques and products provide the basis for creating a truly permanent solution

Should I have my teeth extracted and a bridge put in all in one day?

You’ve probably seen lots of ads for bridges delivered in one day. Many people think that ‘if you can get it done in a day, it must be good’. But, the real difference is in the final result, and what a difference a day makes. With one-day procedures, you have your teeth taken out, dental implants put in, and a temporary bridge fitted over the course of an entire day. Swelling that results from oral surgery doesn’t decrease before the