Category: Dental Implants

Millions of Americans suffer from missing teeth. A great method to replace a missing tooth is with a procedure called dental implants. Monrovia patients get a wide variety of benefits with dental implants over other options like bridges and dentures. While dental implants are a terrific way to restore your teeth, patients who smoke may […]

While it is always the goal to save our patients’ natural teeth, there are certain cases when extracting (removing) the tooth is the best course of action. With extreme decay, infection, or trauma, removing the tooth entirely is sometimes the only route to go. When a tooth is removed, the next question is how to […]

If you are about to have an infected tooth extracted in Monrovia, or have suffered a tooth injury and lost your tooth, you probably have several questions about dental implants. What are dental implants made of? How do I take good care of my dental implants? And can dental implants still get cavities? Dental Implants […]

Getting dental implants is a long process, which typically takes 4 to 6 months. First, you have to have your permanent tooth or teeth extracted. Next, Monrovia dentist Dr. Q will make temporary restorations of your teeth, so you don’t have to walk around toothless during your dental implants process. You will then be referred […]

For many people who are considering options to replace their permanent teeth due to tooth extraction or damage, whether that is with dentures, dental bridges or dental implants, they often ask, “How long do these various things last? Will they last a lifetime?” One of the main benefits of dental implants is that with proper […]