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  • All You Need to Know About Implant-Supported Overdentures

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 5-Sep-2018

    What Are Implant-Supported Overdentures? Overdentures are dentures that fit over remaining teeth, dental implants, prosthetic teeth, or roots of natural teeth. Implant-supported overdentures are overdentures that attach to implants, rather than resting on the gums. Who Should Get Implant-Supported Overdentures? These may be a suitable option for people who do not have any teeth in their jaw or ...
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  • Can I Replace a Missing Tooth on the Same Day?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 9-Jul-2018

    If you know you’re about to lose a tooth, or if you have suddenly lost one, there may be a chance that you can get your tooth replaced by obtaining an immediate dental implant. As long as the bone around the falling tooth is intact and the gums are infection free, then a same-day dental implant is possible. A 3D computed tomography (CT) san enables our San Diego dentist to create a temporary ...
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  • Common Causes of Dental Implant Failure

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 25-Jun-2018

    Dental implants have become the highest-quality and healthiest method of replacing damaged or lost teeth. When they are provided with the proper care, some dental implants will even last the remainder of your life. Although dental implant failure is quite rare (with a success rate of over 95 percent), it can still occur. It is important to understand that dental implant failure is never the result ...
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  • All On 4 & All On 6 Dental Implants: Choosing the Right Procedure for You

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 29-May-2018

    If you have some missing teeth and you are just starting to look into to look what dental implant options are available for you, you will probably come across tooth replacement options called the “All On 4” and “All On 6” procedures. These treatments are very similar and both aim to to achieve the same results, but there are a few key differences that could make your ...
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  • Zirconia Dental Implants

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 24-May-2018

    Since they were first approved in 2001 by the FDA, zirconia dental implants have been used by more and more dentists. Zirconia implants have been used in Europe for more than a decade because they have shown excellent biocompatibility and stability in patients. In this blog, we explain some of the pros and cons of zirconia dental implants so that you can decide if these implants are right for you. ...
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  • Implant-Supported Overdentures

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 23-Apr-2018

    Dentures can be inconvenient, unstable and even painful, making it difficult to chew and taste foods you once enjoyed. Today, implant-supported overdentures provide an alternative for many patients who find conventional dentures intolerable, by replacing your missing teeth with a full dental bridge supported by dental implants. What is an Implant-Supported Overdenture? An implant-supported ...
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  • Dental Implant Procedure

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 16-Apr-2018

    Dental implants can correct your oral health problems, including failing teeth, bad teeth, missing teeth, gum disease, and bad breath. They also offer increased stability, a better ability to chew and an improved capacity to taste food. Since the procedure is surgery, you may be apprehensive, so knowing what to expect can make all the difference. Consultation After an initial inquiry, your next ...
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  • Immediate Dental Implants vs. Typical Implant Timeline

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 22-Mar-2016

    Have you lost one or more teeth and are in need of a dental implant ? If so, same-day dental implants may be an attractive and speedy solution to help restore your dental function and improve your smile. While traditional dental implants typically take several months before permanent teeth can be fitted, immediate loading implants allow patients to have natural looking-and-feeling teeth in as ...
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  • What are the Benefits of Same-Day Dental Implants?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 29-Feb-2016

    If you have lost one or more of your teeth, you may think that snap-in false teeth or dentures are your only options; however, these false teeth do not offer permanent solutions and many even find them uncomfortable to wear. Dental implants, on the other hand, are a permanent solution that can be placed in a single day. Same-day implants allow you to improve your smile with minimal disruption. The ...
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  • Should I Get Dentures or Dental Implants?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 28-Sep-2015

    If most or all of your teeth suffer from damage, decay, or gum disease, you may be wondering what your options are. In the past, the solution to teeth that were beyond repair was to pull them out and create a set of dentures. Dentures, however, come with their own set of problems: If they don’t fit properly, dentures can cause gum or mouth irritation, or require sticky adhesives to hold them ...
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  • Top 7 Questions to Ask Your Dentist Before Getting Implants

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 19-Aug-2015

    Loose or missing teeth can cause you to lose confidence and reduce your capacity to enjoy life. How can you feel comfortable when you are self-conscious about your smile? That is why you should consider getting dental implants from our San Diego Dentist, Dr. Roya Mirkhan, at Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center. Dr. Mirkhan is a Scripps-affiliated dentist in San Diego who is recognized as one ...
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  • Full Arch Replacements: Get Back the Smile You Deserve

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 13-Jun-2015

    The beauty of a full arch replacement is that it does exactly what it sounds like – acts as a permanent substitute for teeth that are missing entirely on the upper or lower jaw. For years, dentures were the only option for individuals struggling with this dental setback. Dentures, however, were a poor stand-in, leading to difficulties with speaking, eating, and general self-confidence. ...
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  • Scoring Goals or Losing Teeth? Stanley Cup Players in Need of Single Tooth Replacements

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 28-May-2015

    Everyone knows that hockey is dangerous – each time players suit up, it’s not a question of if they’ll get injured, it’s when. The reality of this recently became clear when Duncan Keith, defenseman for the Blackhawks, lost seven teeth with just one unlucky shot. Keith saw the puck coming, but could unfortunately do nothing about it. He was hit straight in the mouth with no ...
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  • Why Dental Implants?

    Posted By Dr. Mirkhan || 29-Apr-2015

    Dental implants are quickly becoming the go-to solution for individuals with missing or damaged teeth. But why the sudden rise in popularity? The benefits of implants can no longer be denied – this treatment is simply the most effective way to restore your smile, and here is why. Dental implants are built to last. Bridges and dentures are short-term fixes that often require complete ...
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  • Am I a candidate for All on 4 Dental Implants?

    Posted By Dr. Mirkhan || 27-Apr-2015

    If you have been told that you have many decayed and badly broken down teeth or you have had severe gum disease with many loose teeth, you are faced with many hopeless teeth that probably need to be extracted. Your options for replacement teeth can either be upper and lower dentures, implant supported dentures or implant supported bridges or crowns. You should examine each option carefully in ...
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  • Have Dark Lines Around Your Gums?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 20-Apr-2015

    Are you unhappy about the dark lines showing through the gums around your teeth, crowns or implants? In this blog, we tell you about the causes and how they can be corrected. There are several reasons that create these unappealing dark lines. The pre-existence of older crowns in your mouth that have been there for a long time. Most commonly, these older crowns had inner metal and outer porcelain ...
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  • Reasons to Travel to a Same Day, San Diego Dental Implant Specialist

    Posted By Dr. Mirkhan || 13-Apr-2015

    Today’s dental implants have come a long way from implants in years past, but there is still much to consider before choosing a dentist to perform this highly specialized work. More than anything, you deserve to feel confident in your decision, knowing that your dentist is fully equipped to care for your teeth. One of the best ways to ensure this confidence is by working with just one ...
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  • A Beautiful Smile Can Make You Feel and Look Younger

    Posted By Dr. Mirkhan || 1-Apr-2015

    Having beautiful white teeth with healthy gums can have a great impact on your life! It gives you confidence to smile and to show your beautiful teeth without shame or embarrassing situations, where you have to either hide your full smile or cover your smile with your lips or hands. You will shine wherever you go and your face will glow in a crowd. Your healthy teeth will support your facial bone ...
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  • The Art of Dental Implant Placement in the Esthetic Zone

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 25-Mar-2015

    There are times when a patient loses a front tooth or multiple teeth in the front of the mouth either due to an infection, tooth decay or an accident (fall or other traumatic injury to the face). The front area of the mouth called the ESTHETIC ZONE is the most challenging area of the mouth for teeth replacements. Because it creates the smile line and has major impact in the appearance of a person, ...
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  • How Do I Know I Am Getting the Best Quality Dental Implant Treatment?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 20-Mar-2015

    Finding the right implant dentist with the right expertise to deliver the desired outcome you are looking for can be pretty hard. It becomes even more difficult when when your dental work includes replacing broken, cracked, damaged or missing teeth. Once you decide to undergo dental implant therapy for your lost tooth or teeth, the selection process begins. This process is critical as it ...
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  • What Are the Parts of a Dental Implant?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 18-Mar-2015

    As a dental implant patient, you should learn what the three parts of a dental implant are. To be knowledgeable about your dental implant parts will help you to understand what a dental implant consists of and what is involved in the process, until you get to the last step of the process: getting your final implant crown as a part of restoring your smile. The first part of a dental implant is ...
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  • I Lost My Front Tooth

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 9-Mar-2015

    There are many unforeseen situations where we notice our front tooth or teeth are either loose or cracked. Whether it is due to an accident, trauma, a fall or due to severe decay or gum disease, we need to find help. We immediately call our dentist to learn about what to do. It is very important to seek treatment from the right dentist when we are facing such a traumatic situation. Loosening or ...
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  • Rebuilding Bone for Dental Implants

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 26-Feb-2015

    One of the very best ways to replace a missing tooth is with a dental implant. This has been proven to be one of the most permanent, stable, and natural-looking forms of tooth replacement. Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center is the place to go in for the best implant dentist in San Diego, Dr. Roya Mirkhan. The dental implant process generally involves two steps. The first is the placement of ...
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  • Dental Implants Can Improve Your Appearance

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 15-Jan-2015

    If you are unhappy with your facial appearance, you may have considered plastic surgery procedures that could lift, tuck, and reshape problem areas. However, whenever an incision or a scalpel is involved, even in minor cosmetic surgeries, there is an added risk of danger to the patient. Dental implants can provide a safer, quicker solution to improving your facial appearance. What are dental ...
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  • What Can I Expect During My Dental Implant Procedure?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 7-Jan-2015

    When a tooth becomes infected or is no longer able to comfortably fit inside the mouth, such as wisdom teeth, it is often necessary to remove the tooth altogether. Many patients shy away from this, but extraction can allow the mouth to heal completely and remain healthy far into the future. In many cases, implants are used to replace the unfit tooth following an extraction. If you are facing a ...
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