Altitude Oral Maxillofacial Implant Center Blog
June 20, 2020
It’s a story you’ve probably heard plenty of times: all too often, wisdom teeth don’t come in correctly and must be removed. Such extractions are necessary if you want to prevent the pain and dental damage that an impacted tooth can cause. However, since most people have four wisdom teeth, it begs the question: should you have them all extracted during the same procedure, or should you schedule a separate visit for each tooth? Read on to learn everything you’ll need to know before planning your wisdom teeth removal in Denver.(more…)
May 16, 2020
Wisdom teeth may have had a purpose in the past, but today they are more likely to cause problems. While they have proved useful to our ancestors who had rough diets and no access to modern dental care, people today are often better off without them. If you aren’t sure if your wisdom teeth are erupting or if you need wisdom tooth removal in Denver, here’s what you should keep in mind.(more…)
April 16, 2020
Dental implants have an incredible amount of versatility, not only because of their function, but their appearance as well. One of the most common questions that oral surgeons get about dental implants in Denver is whether or not they will look natural once they are placed. When placed by a professional, dental implants can be entirely indistinguishable from natural teeth. Even if there are no teeth left in the top or bottom arch, tooth replacements can still look like a natural part of your appearance. Keep reading to learn how!(more…)
February 18, 2020
Whether you just got your wisdom teeth in Denver removed, or you have an upcoming procedure, it’s important to understand the proper steps to take for a smooth recovery. Wisdom teeth get their name because they don’t develop until you’re in your teens or twenties—much later than the rest of your smile. Their removal will help you avoid damage to your teeth and pain from crowding. Keep reading to learn more about wisdom teeth and what you can expect during your recovery.(more…)
November 26, 2019
Now, you have more options than ever to treat tooth loss. Besides traditional solutions, like bridges, partials, or dentures, you now have another treatment available. Dental implants in Denver have quickly become the preferred choice to replace teeth because they replicate the entire tooth structure, including the root. As a result, they are the most reliable solution to make a long-term investment in your dental health. Unfortunately, although it is rare, they can fail. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your new smile thrives.
October 13, 2019
Every time you get into a vehicle, you are at risk. Even the most cautious, skilled drivers may suddenly find themselves in a collision. Just like that, in the blink of an eye, everything can change. If you have recently found yourself in such a situation, you may be wondering what your next steps are, especially if you suffered facial trauma in Denver. How can your facial structures regain their appearance and function? A qualified oral and maxillofacial surgeon may be the perfect person to help you. Let’s discuss how such a doctor might approach your treatment.(more…)
September 24, 2019
Are you a smoker? If so, you’re probably aware of the long-term health effects cigarette use can have on your body. However, did you know that smoking can also harm your dental investments? If you’ve replaced teeth with dental implants, you could be putting them at risk of failure. That’s just another reason to quit! Keep reading to see how smoking can impact the longevity of your dental implants in Cherry Creek.(more…)
August 16, 2019
Among the many problems that missing teeth can cause, one of the most obvious is that it can be more difficult, if not impossible, to eat many of the different foods that you love. Dental implants in Denver will fill those gaps in your smile, but will they let you enjoy your favorite meals again? Here’s what you need to know about eating with your replacement teeth.
August 6, 2019
In many ways, wisdom tooth extraction is almost like a rite of passage; many teens and young adults have them removed as a matter of course. But what if they’re left alone in the mouth? While this may occasionally be a safe option, more often than not these extra teeth can cause all kinds of issues – including, surprisingly enough, problems with the sinuses. Read on to learn more on how extracting wisdom teeth in Denver could save you a lot of headaches in the future.
July 13, 2019
As your child grows, their smile develops with them. Eventually they’ll lose their baby teeth to make room for the permanent adult teeth that will last for the rest of their life. Unfortunately, life isn’t always so simple; sometimes adult teeth will fail to erupt properly, and the canine teeth are particularly prone to this problem. If this happens, not only will your child’s smile be incomplete, but the rest of their teeth might be damaged as well, leading to all sorts of painful problems. To avoid this possibility, it’s important to keep an eye out for impacted canines in Denver.