Think A Missing Back Tooth Is No Big Deal?

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Most people are embarrassed by having a missing tooth in the front of the mouth. It may not be fair, but a gaping hole would have negative connotations for just about anyone. We can address that issue with a dental implant, at The Dental Design Center in White Plains. What about a missing molar? Someone…

How Do Implant Dentures Work?

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For anyone who has lost all of their teeth, implant-supported dentures from The Dental Design Center in White Plains may sound like a dream come true: dentures that are attached to the jaw, and surpass traditional dentures in appearance and functionality. You know what they say: if something sounds too good to be true, it…

What Is More Valuable Than A Diamond?

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“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 When Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth that were lost to trauma or decay. Today there is: the the dental implant, available from The Dental Design Center in White Plains. Dental implants have…

How Dental Implants Are Changing Dentures

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If you are one of the many people wearing dentures, you know that they are not the ideal solution for missing teeth. Dental implants from The Dental Design Center in White Plains has another option. The problems with dentures include slipping and gum irritation, and some wearers report trouble eating and talking, bone loss, and…

The Health And Beauty Consequences Of Missing Teeth

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Hello. I am cosmetic dentist Ira Handschuh. Thanks for visiting my blog. Today’s post focuses on missing teeth and bone health. Our teeth have many important functions. We need them to chew our food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the bone…

Tooth Restoration: Dental Implants And Dental Bridges

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White Plains Dental Implants and Dental Bridges

When my patients ask me about White Plains tooth restoration, I usually tell them about fixed (or ‘traditional’) dental bridges or tooth implants. A dental bridge is an artificial tooth which replaces a missing tooth. The false tooth (called a ‘pontic’) is fused to porcelain crowns on either side of the missing tooth. Tooth replacement…