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Dental problems have never spared anyone. Everyone has some issue or the other with their teeth at some point in their lives. While some can be fixed with a simple cleaning or filling, some are more serious and may require one to get implants.

Implants Are For

So, who are these dental implants for? Implants are not reserved for the old or the aged. It can be for people of all ages and could possibly be the best solution for a missing tooth.

However, only a professional dentist can decide if one needs an implant or if there are any other alternatives. What many do,  is decide on their own that they don’t require an implant and they ca handle it despite the missing tooth.

It is common knowledge that everyone will grow and lose one set of teeth as they grow. Once the milk teeth are gone, the next set of teeth that grows is a permanent fixture. Once the jaw has finished growing, one cannot expect nature to handle all the issues.

Many may lose a tooth or may have lost a tooth or teeth due to some issue. For some people, they are just born that way. The solution to all this is to get an implant. Even those who are using removable dentures can go in for a dental implant and leave behind the worry and discomfort of a removable denture.

What To Ask

When you decide to go in for dental implants, you must consult a dentist with the right credentials. It is not as easy as asking for Belleza Consejos, hence here are a few tips to help you out. Here is what you must ask your dentist before you sit in that chair for an implant:

Find out if they are credentialed implant dentist. There are dentists who have the credentials to do an implant and those who don’t. ensure you go to one who has the credentials.  Not only will you be taken care of by a professional, but you will be more at peace too.

Ensure the dentist know about your oral health. If you are a smoker, it can interfere with the entire implant procedure. So let your dentist know you are a smoker, so that they can prescribe accordingly.

Find out the different types of implants available and find out the costs involved too. It is always better to have a budget and ensure you let your dentist know about your budget, so that you don’t end up spending too much.

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About The Blog Author

Teresa Duncan received a degree of Master of Science in Healthcare Management from Marymount University. With over 22 years of healthcare experience (15 in dental), she has unique insight into the world of dentistry. Her specialty is helping dentists and managers increase revenue. By focusing on accounts receivable and insurance management, she helps dentists increase the value of their practice. As a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, she has a special interest in helping dentists identify and safeguard against employee embezzlement.

Teresa is founder and president of Odyssey Management.

She is a Fellow and Educator for the ICOI’s Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries. Look for more articles from her regarding practice management, dental implants and oral health care news. She was named 2010’s ADIA Educator of the Year.

Teresa is a member-at-large on the board of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants.

Teresa is a Trustee for the auxiliary education-focused DALE Foundation.


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