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Dental Implants Before and After Images

See real patient dental implant before and after images and patient testimonials from Curtis R Couch DDS in Thousand Oaks CA. Are you considering replacing one or more of your teeth with dental implants? Dental implants have a number of fantastic benefits for patients compared to alternative tooth replacement methods. Find out the benefits of […]

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants are an investment in the future of your oral health. But one question we are frequently asked is: how long do dental implants last? It’s a fair question. The treatment process can take between three to six months and nobody wants to go through more than they need to. Why does it take […]

I have a missing tooth; do I need to do anything about it?

A missing tooth causes problems: is unsightly: is bad for general health If you’re missing a tooth then replacing it is in your best interest for your long-term health. While there are few immediate effect of tooth loss—other than the gap between two teeth—the long-term effects can be as extreme as further tooth loss. A […]

What does teeth whitening have to do with dental implants?

Restorative dental work isn’t just about restoring function to your smile, the best restorative treatment takes the look, feel and function of your smile into account. If you are missing a tooth the best treatment for that is implant dentistry—that is, provided you have adequate jawbone density and oral health. Without adequate jawbone density there […]

What are dental implants

Replacing a missing tooth has never been easier with this restorative treatment When considering your oral health, replacing a missing tooth is important to maintain optimal oral health. But what is the best treatment for your situation? The thing about tooth loss is there can be many different reasons for it. Reasons such as accident, […]

Implant dentistry is the best way to replace a missing tooth

Dental implants are the most effective and efficient treatment for tooth loss Whether you’ve lost a tooth or you’ve lost teeth, implant dentistry is the healthiest treatment. Other forms of tooth replacement treatment only replace the crown of your tooth, neglecting the health of your jawbone. When you lose a tooth the jawbone that ‘holds’ […]

Could antidepressants increase risk of dental implant failure?

Antidepressants have been reported to increase the risk of bone fracture and reduce bone formation Dental implants are the most effective treatment for replacing teeth. There are really only 3 cases when placing dental implants is not a viable option: if you are smoker, if you have periodontitis and if you take certain medications. Smoking […]

Are you missing a tooth? Dental implants may be the ideal solution for you

Missing a tooth can affect your oral and general health Before we even talk about replacing a missing tooth a dentist will want to know is why you have lost the tooth? There are number of reasons why you might lose a tooth. Three of the reasons are:  Injury  Decay  Gum disease If injury is […]

3 Reasons why you need to replace your missing teeth

Missing teeth should not just be an aesthetic concern; in fact the undesirable look of a gap between two teeth will be the least of your worries once you know what missing teeth can do to your health… If you are missing teeth, receiving treatment should be a priority, by leaving gaps between your teeth […]

Dental Implants: One Thousand Four Hundred Years in the Making

Around 600 AD Mayans Were Performing Implant Surgery With A Hammer…. It was a crude form of implant surgery; archaeological evidence suggests that Mayans used ivory, shell and animals bones to substitute missing teeth by hammering them into the jawbone. Skip forward 1100 years and we see the experimentation of tooth replacement with bones from […]

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