A Dental Implant Obstacle (and a Way Around It)

A back-up quarterback in football or relief pitcher in baseball. These and other sports rely on someone to come in off-the-bench when necessary. You’ve decided to replace your missing tooth with a dental implant. You’re all set…then you discover the one thing that could be a setback to your procedure. A vital “player” on your … Continued

What to Do to Keep Your Dental Implant Healthy

It’s normal to have questions about the treatment you’re considering or that you have scheduled. Your questions are necessary because they help affirm your decision and can improve your treatment results. So, you’re wondering about dental implants? There’s a common question that’s asked about implant treatment.   It has to do with the healing period. … Continued

Dental Implants Appeal Factor

A hostage situation is serious regardless of who (or what) is involved. When your health is a victim the outcome can be risky (and costly). Dental implants are often held hostage. How? They are typically sequestered among other perceived “expensive” cosmetic dental treatments. It’s appropriate to rank them there but not exclusively. Like cosmetic dentistry, … Continued

The Top Five Dental Solutions for a Healthy New Year

Some things make sense when a New Year rolls around. You set goals for basically every area of your life so why not your dental health? Your mind is fresh with the annual post-holiday, New Year routine. It’s the perfect time to renew your commitment to a few oral health fundamentals. Consider these touchstone reminders. … Continued

The Important Comparison to Make Between Dental Implants and a Dental Bridge

Comparison “shopping” is smart. Ultimately, it’s a choice between prices. What about comparing dental treatment? There’s often more to be considered than cost. For example, you have choices when you’ve lost a tooth. There are also factors that help determine the best tooth replacement option depending on your particular circumstances. On occasion, the tooth replacement … Continued

A Cost-Effective Solution for Missing Teeth Replacement

How do you get from point A to point B? It depends. The key is having a plan. Planning is essential if your “point A” involves one or more missing teeth. And “point B,” that’s where restorative dentistry provides you solutions. The gap (so to speak) between tooth loss and restoring healthy function and appearance … Continued

What Are Dental Implants?

It’s estimated that 70% of Americans are missing at least one tooth, usually one of the molars in back. The question often arises: if you can’t see the missing tooth, does it truly matter? The answer may surprise you. According to Knoxville Dental Implant Specialist, Dr. Ruth Bailey, if enough teeth are lost, the ability … Continued

Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants

Learn how Knoxville Dentist, Dr. Ruth Bailey, Can Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants Having missing teeth can affect both your self-esteem and dental health. Whether your missing teeth are due to a health condition or accident, you can restore your smile with dental implants. These implants are surgically placed into your gums and look … Continued