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How Does an Implant Work

How Does an Implant Work

Imagine a woodworker drilling a pilot hole into a piece of hickory or pine and then putting a threaded screw into that new hole in the wood.  Now imagine a dentist … wait for it … doing the same thing – but with a person’s jawbone!  Gruesome?  Maybe. ...

Little Treatment, Big Results

Before After This is Betty. Lately, she has been unhappy with her smile.  The Doctors at Anderson Dental were able to address her concerns and come up with a plan to start improving her smile. Betty’s makeover included some treatments in the office as well as some “at...
I want a nice smile, without dentures!

I want a nice smile, without dentures!

Clients often ask; What do I do if I don’t have teeth but I still want a nice smile without Dentures? Implant dentistry has given us a “new world,’ so to speak, when talking about replacing teeth. Sometimes patients get self-conscious about the way their teeth look so...
Dental Implant Basics

Dental Implant Basics

To quote my favorite philosopher, Homer J. Simpson, “Implants: is there anything they can’t do?” Well … Homer actually referred then to donuts, not implants, but I think the comment can easily apply to dental implants. Seriously. Anyone missing a tooth can attest that...

Who’s That Working on My Teeth?

What's a Good Dentist? What is good dentistry?  How do you know if you’ve had good dental work done for you?  I get these questions asked of me, and I have to be careful how I word my answer.  There are good dentists, and there are great dentists.  Frankly, it...