Many people call asking for a fee for a dental implant, but this leads to confusion. It normally comes down to understanding the PARTS to a dental implant, as there is a fee for each. What ARE the parts to a dental implant? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
Every smile is unique, including items that people want corrected. One common issue is a gummy smile. But not all gummy smiles are the same, and so the correct treatment will vary from case to case. Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
Teeth, after having root canal therapy treatment, should be crowned. Teeth are prone to fracture, but also will become darker. Even with a crown, the gums can appear dark, so is it possible to bleach the tooth internally? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
Are some pastes better than others? Especially when brushing dental restorations? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
After being presented with a sequential treatment plan, it is not unusual for patients to want to do things "their way". While patients have every right to do what they want when they want it, it may not be in their best interests to do so.
Many procedures build upon previous steps, and doing things out of sequence, while "possible", may lead to doing treatment over again. Dr Timmerman explains.
Implants are very versitile and can support a variety of restorations. From single crowns, to bridges or dentures, implants are fantastic. What if a restoration needs to be changed? How do dentists get the screws out? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
Sometimes (usually) Invisalign cases need a mid course correction or mid treatment refinement. It happens even MORE frequently if patients don't wear the trays or aligners as instructed. Dr Lance Timmerman explains.....
There are many "flavors" of implants. Can they all be used in the same way? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.