Missing Teeth Blog Posts

Benefits of Titanium in Dental Implants

Dr. Degel Feb 6, 2020

Titanium dental implants has many benefits. The dentists at Astoria Dental Group discuss the advantages of this biocompatible metal.

Same-Day Restoration of Dental Implant Candidates

Dr. Degel Jan 6, 2020

Same-day implant restorations are available at Astoria Dental Group. Let’s discuss candidates for the Mini Drive-Lock™ (MDL) missing teeth system.

Prettau Full Mouth Bridge

Dr. Degel Oct 22, 2019

A Prettau® Zirconia dental bridge can restore all of your missing teeth. The dentists of Astoria Dental Group discuss the advantages of this treatment.

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…

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