According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, more than 500,000 people undergo implant procedures in the U.S. every year. This makes dental implants one of the most frequently performed treatments throughout oral surgery centers in the U.S.Read More
Broken, damaged, or missing teeth can affect anyone at any point in life. When chipped or missing teeth have caused you to hide your smile away, it may be time to seek a solution. Two of the most popular treatments for these concerns are dental implants and dental bridges.Read More
Can I Get Implants if I Have Dentures?
March 17, 2023
Dental implants are now considered to be a more preferable, effective way to restore your smile. A common concern for patients seeking implants is whether denture use will impact their ability to have the procedure.Read More
Dental implants are widely considered to be standard-of-care for addressing tooth loss. One reason for the popularity of dental implants is their longevity. Scientific research shows that dental implants have a long-term success rate of 95 percent. For most patients, daily brushing and flossing may result in implants that last a lifetime.Read More
At The OMS Center of South Louisiana, patient comfort is a top priority. While we want to ensure the best clinical outcomes, we also want to ensure a smooth and pain-free experience for our patients. For patients who require surgical intervention, our team offers various sedation and anesthesia optionsRead More
Types of Bone Grafts for Dental Implants
June 18, 2022
The loss of a tooth is often accompanied by the loss of underlying bone tissue. This may be because the dentist who removed the failing tooth has no choice but to remove some of the surrounding bone, as well. More commonly, tooth loss occurs because the missing tooth is not promptly replaced. Without the stimulation of the tooth root, your jawbone will naturally begin to atrophy....Read More
Dental implants have become the standard of care for tooth replacement. With implants, it is possible to fully restore the function and aesthetics of your smile, and to enjoy results that last a lifetime. For a majority of patients who have experienced tooth loss, dental implants represent a superior treatment option.Read More
Can My Body Reject Dental Implants?
February 10, 2022
Dental implants are the gold standard for replacing missing teeth. There are a few reasons for this, but one of the most significant is that dental implants have a high long-term success rate. In fact, with the proper brushing and flossing, many patients find that their dental implants last a lifetime.Read More
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