Dental Blog

What is the process of getting a dental implant?

Are you thinking about getting an implant and want to know the process before you begin? Here are the general steps of getting a dental implant: Meet with our implant specialist, Dr. Koh, for a complimentary implant consultation Upon decision, next appointment will be surgery preparation featuring intraoral scan for a customized digital surgical guide. […]

How long do implants take to heal?

One to two weeks after your surgery, you may notice that your gum tissue has healed quite a bit, but does that mean the implant is good enough to place a crown on? If you know anyone, or you yourself, have broken or fractured a bone, you probably know that it takes a few months […]

Do I Need Full-mouth Implants?

Do you have multiple missing or broken teeth? Chances are, you may need a full-mouth restoration, but does that mean you need to replace each tooth with an implant? The answer is no! While it may be possible to replace each missing tooth with an implant, it could be a costly and time-consuming process. There […]

Are Dental Implants worth it?

It is no secret that dental implants can be expensive, so are they really worth the cost? Here are 3 reasons why they are a worthwhile investment.   Dental implants are meant to replace missing teeth, teeth you have used daily since you were a child. They are designed to be lifelong replacements for your […]

Why do dental implants take so long?

You’ve done some research and consulted your dentist about dental implants, only to find out that it will be a process that takes months. Why does it take so long, and why can’t the dentist finish it in one appointment? Here’s why: If you have ever fractured or broke a bone in your body, you […]

Incision-Free Dental Implants!

If you’ve heard of dental implants, you’ve probably heard that the surgeon needs to cut your gums open to expose the bone in order to place the implant. However, using the latest 3D X Ray and scanning technology, cutting is a thing of the past. Now, all it takes is proper planning and a 3D-printed […]

Are Dental Implants safe?

Dental implants are typically made of titanium alloy, which is a biocompatible metal material. This means it is not toxic or harmful to your body. In fact, titanium alloy is actually used not only in dentistry, but also in other medical implants as well because of its strength and compatibility with the human body. In […]

Are Dental Implants Painful?

How Painful are Dental Implants? If you or a loved one are considering getting a dental implant, one concern you may have is the pain. This is a valid concern, especially after finding out that dental implantation is the placement of a screw-like object into your jawbone. However, do not worry! In reality, implant surgery […]

Infection-free environment

We practice the best infection-free protocol. Just to name a few: only one patient at a time, all enclosed operatory rooms, patient sanitized, antibiotic mouth rinse before treatment, all-time wearing masks except for during actual treatment, virus-killing air purification system, total surface disinfection between patients, all instrument sterilized with an autoclave, minimal use of aerosol, […]

Coronavirus: Should You Still Go to Your Dental Appointment?

Coronavirus? Day by day, there are more news about related incidents. But there is no reason to be panicky about it, especially when you need dental treatment. Dental offices have been practicing universal precautions for infection control. As an implant center, we do implant surgery and restorations everyday. Systematic sterilization and disinfection under scrutiny is […]

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