Missing Teeth Blog Posts

Prettau Zirconia Bridge Treatment Timeline

Dr. Degel Jul 6, 2019

Prettau® Zirconia bridges and dentures supported by dental implants take several months to complete. Let’s offer a basic treatment timeline.

Tooth Loss Statistics

Dr. Degel Feb 22, 2019

These statistics on tooth loss reveal how common the issue is and what causes missing teeth. This should help you understand the importance of dental…

Immediate vs. Delayed Dental Implant Placement

Dr. Degel Sep 13, 2018

Dental implants can be placed immediately or the placement may be delayed. Let’s discuss why one oral surgery option may be more ideal for patients…

The Anatomy of a Dental Implant: How They Work

Dr. Degel Jan 22, 2018

The anatomy of endosteal dental implants consists of a post, an abutment, and a restoration. The dentists of Astoria Dental Group cover the basics of…

Socket Preservation and Dental Implants: Why It Is Important

Dr. Degel Jan 11, 2018

After tooth extraction, socket preservation is important for a subsequent dental implants treatment. The dentists at Astoria Dental Group cover the basics of this oral…

The History of Dental Implants: Innovations in Dentistry

Dr. Degel Nov 11, 2017

The history of dental implants goes back hundreds of years. The team at Astoria Dental Group would like to consider how this innovation in dentistry…

Why Traditional Dentures Can Lead to Bone Loss

Dr. Degel Nov 8, 2016

If you're missing a tooth or a few teeth, it can result in the loss of bone density in the jaw. Traditional dentures cannot address…

How Tooth Loss and Gum Disease Are Linked

Dr. Degel Jul 5, 2016

Gum disease can lead to tooth loss if a patient is not careful. Let's consider some treatment and prevention options.

Another Reason to Quit: Smoking Can Lead to Tooth Loss

Dr. Degel Jun 25, 2016

Smoking makes tooth loss and other dental problems much more likely. Let's see why tobacco products cause missing teeth.

Gaps and Spaces: The Causes of Tooth Loss

Dr. Degel May 30, 2016

There are many different causes of tooth loss. Let's look at these causes of missing teeth and help determine an ideal treatment option.

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