What Is a Sinus Lift?

Dental Implants at Cary Family Dental

A sinus lift, or sinus augmentation, is a surgical procedure that makes it easier to insert dental implants. Some people need dental implants but do not have enough bone support for an implant due to bone loss. A sinus lift can help because it increases the bone in your upper jaw by adding bone to the space between your molars and premolars. To make room for the bone, the […]

Oral Surgery for Seniors

Oral Surgery for Seniors Oral surgery can help seniors enjoy restored oral health and improved dental function. Senior patients will need to undergo a dental examination and be healthy enough to undergo surgery before oral surgery can be considered. Some of the most common types of oral surgery seniors may require include: Tooth Extraction: Severely […]

Can anyone get dental implants?

In most cases, anyone who is healthy enough to undergo a routine tooth extraction or oral surgery can be considered for a dental implant. Patients must have healthy gums and enough bone to support the implant. They must also commit to good oral hygiene and regular dental visits. Heavy smokers, people with uncontrolled chronic diseases […]

Titanium vs Ceramic Dental Implants

Dental Implants at Cary Family Dental

People who are considering dental implants to repair a lost tooth should be aware that different types of implants have their pros and cons. Reliability, safety, and cost are important factors, and although some types of implants have been used for decades, new methods and products can deliver better results. Some patients may have allergic […]