June 30, 2018
As dental implants become an ever more popular solution to replace any number of missing teeth, patients have a lot of questions. One of the most common questions dentists hear is, “What are implants made of?” There are a number of different materials available, and each material has its own unique advantages and disadvantages. The longest used and best-tested implant material is titanium, but many other options are now available. There are three main classes of materials used to create dental implants – metal, ceramic, and polymer. In this post, we’ll discuss each of these common dental implant materials and which offers the best results.
January 3, 2017
If your family was a band, you’d be the manager. If they were an army, you’d be the general. You’re the one who keeps everything organized and makes sure everyone is taken care of, and of course that includes their teeth. It’s such a pain to drive everyone to their own dentist, but they need the treatments only they can provide. Isn’t there a doctor in your area that can just treat everyone? Fortunately, your family dentist in South Arlington, Dr. Prachi D. Shah, can do exactly that. Her practice is the “one-stop shop” for South Arlington families, and today, we’re going to share all the things you can expect whenever you bring someone in for a visit. (more…)