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Our oral surgeons can replace one or more teeth with dental implants. Dental implants are often the best option for replacing teeth, whether one or more teeth need replacing. In this blog post, we’ll look at what dental implant professionals can do when only one tooth needs replacing. Replacing One Tooth with a Dental Implant Dental implants are the best option for restoring a missing tooth. Dental implants are …

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Dental implants are made of titanium. When dental implants are placed by an experienced dental implant professional, they are safe, effective, and aesthetically pleasing. They are great replacements for the tooth root as they are durable and sturdy. The technology behind dental implants is sophisticated, so dental implants must be placed by an experienced and trusted dental implant professional, such as an oral surgeon. When placed in the patient’s …

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When deciding between dentures and dental implants, there are a number of factors to take into account. From cost to effectiveness, the differences between dental implants and dentures are great. In this blog post, we’ll examine some of the reasons to choose dental implants over dentures. Cost Effectiveness While dentures have a relatively low up front cost, in the long term, dentures may be less cost effective than dental …

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You’re weighing the choice to go with a crown or denture or going for dental implants. How do you know if dental implants are good for you? You don’t want people to know that your teeth aren’t your natural teeth and you don’t want them to feel any different than your natural teeth. In short, you know you want a natural looking smile with as little hassle as possible. …

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Dental implants are safe and have been proven to be effective for replacing missing teeth when provided by an oral surgeon. Many people may have questions about the safety of the materials that make up the dental implant and the prosthetic, or replacement tooth. As you’ll learn in this blog post, not only is the dental implant surgery safe and predictable, but the materials that go into your dental …

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The Same Day Teeth® procedure is known for the same quality without the waiting time associated with traditional dental implants. One of the ways the Same Day Teeth® procedure differs from traditional dental implants is that the patient receives prosthetics, or new teeth, the same day their dental implants are placed. In this blog post, we’ll look at the role the prosthodontist plays in the Same Day Teeth® procedure. …

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Dental implants are more expensive than removable dental appliances, but many patients feel they are worth the increase in cost. We have helped thousands of patients in the Tampa Bay area with the life changing benefits of dental implants–both Same Day Teeth® and traditional dental implants. Many people have questions regarding the cost of dental implants. Let’s look at dental implant costs in more detail by examining the factors that …

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Dental implants are a great investment. It is difficult to overstate the amount they can improve a patient’s quality of life through an improvement in both aesthetics and function. At our Tampa Bay area offices in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill, Florida, we’ve helps thousands of patients improve their lives with dental implants. The benefits are clear when it comes to dental implants. In this blog post, we’ll …

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Same Day Teeth® is a state-of-the-art result of high technology and masterful skills employed by our oral surgeons in the Tampa Bay area. With Same Day Teeth®, we are able to get the same great results you’ve heard about with traditional dental implants but without the waiting time between the implant and prosthetic being placed. In this blog post, we’ll go over some of the basics of Same Day …

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Same Day Teeth® is the revolutionary protocol that is changing dental implants in the Tampa Bay area. We have locations throughout Tampa Bay in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill. In this blog post, you’ll learn more about Same Day Teeth® and traditional dental implants. To learn more about the other services we offer in our Tampa Bay area locations, visit our services page. Same Day Teeth®: Same Day …

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Restoring the Health and Aesthetics of Your Teeth with Same Day Teeth® Same Day Teeth® is the state-of-the-art protocol for dental implants that gives patients a new smile in just one visit. In this blog post, we’ll look at just how Same Day Teeth® gives patients a new smile in just one visit. With Same Day Teeth®, we are proud to give patients the same great results as we …

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Achieving a Functional, Beautiful Smile with Same Day Teeth® Same Day Teeth® is the state of the art protocol for dental implants that gives patients a new smile in just one visit. In this blog post, we’ll look at just how Same Day Teeth® gives patients a new smile in just one visit. With Same Day Teeth®, we are proud to give patients the same great results as we …

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Same Day Teeth®: Performance, Aesthetics, and Efficiency Traditional dental implants and Same Day Teeth® both have the same great results in function and aesthetics. Patients report happiness with appearance and function as well as improved quality of life with their dental implants, regardless of whether they have traditional dental implants or Same Day Teeth®. The difference with Same Day Teeth® is in the efficiency of the procedure; the Same …

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Dental implants can look just as natural and perform just as well as natural teeth. Dental implants aren’t just the part you see (the prosthesis), they are also the tiny titanium post that is fixed into the patient’s jaw. In this blog post, we’ll look at how we create functional and aesthetically pleasing smiles with Same Day Teeth® and traditional dental implants. Many patients may be concerned with whether …

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How Does the Prosthodontist Help with Same Day Teeth®? The prosthodontist plays a key role in the dental implants procedure. Whether you’re looking at Same Day Teeth® or traditional dental implants, the work of the prosthodontist is front and center in the patient’s new smile, as they create the prosthetic that must integrate aesthetically with the patient’s natural teeth. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at what …

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Dental Implants Information For over three decades, Coastal Jaw Surgery has served the Tampa Bay area by offering oral surgery, dental implants, Same Day Teeth®, and periodontal services. We have locations in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill for your convenience. We have many resources on our website to help you learn more about the services we provide. In this blog post, we’ll provide a list of some of …

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Surgical Options for Treating Periodontal Disease Our periodontist can employ both surgical and non-surgical treatments for patients suffering from periodontal disease, or gum disease. Non-surgical treatments may include scaling and root planing (also known as a deep cleaning). This involves meticulously cleaning the diseased root surfaces and removing the plaque and disease causing bacteria. Non-surgical therapy is often sufficient to treat periodontal disease; however, it is crucial to maintain …

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Dental Implants Information For over three decades, Coastal Jaw Surgery has served the Tampa Bay area by offering oral surgery, dental implants, Same Day Teeth®, and periodontal services. We have locations in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill for your convenience. We have many resources on our website to help you learn more about the services we provide. In this blog post, we’ll provide a list of some of …

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Dental Implants Information For over three decades, Coastal Jaw Surgery has served the Tampa Bay area by offering oral surgery, dental implants, Same Day Teeth®, and periodontal services. We have locations in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill for your convenience. We have many resources on our website to help you learn more about the services we provide. In this blog post, we’ll provide a list of some of …

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Are there any problems that can arise after dental implants are placed? Unfortunately, there are some problems that can arise in patients with dental implants. If dental implants are not properly maintained, issues with bone and soft tissue can arise and lead to bone loss, implant mobility, and even loss of the dental implant. Peri-implantitis is a term we use to describe a cas such as this. Peri-implantitis must …

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Even though dental implants have been widely available for over three decades, many patients are still unaware of their many benefits. At Coastal Jaw Surgery, we place traditional dental implants as well as Same Day Teeth®, we’ll discuss the latter more below. Contact us today for more information on dental implants; for your convenience, we have offices in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill, Florida that offer dental implants, …

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Supporting Structure for Dental Implants If a patient is interested in dental implants or Same Day Teeth®, we must assess their supporting structure: the bone and soft tissue of the mouth. When adequate supporting structure is not available, we look at regenerating bone and soft tissue. In today’s blog post, we’ll explore bone and soft tissue regeneration. Providing Invaluable Support Problems with chewing can arise from loss of hard …

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Wisdom tooth extraction is a common procedure at Coastal Jaw Surgery. At our offices in Palm Harbor, Trinity, and Spring Hill, we’ve seen thousands of patients who have had one or more wisdom teeth removed. Even though the procedure is routine, many patients still have questions and concerns going in. Your doctor will discuss every aspect of your procedure, recovery, and any questions you may have during your consultation. …

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What is a sinus lift and how can it improve your candidacy for dental implants? Sufficient bone density is required to anchor the small titanium posts of dental implants. For a successful dental implant procedure a patient must have adequate bone density in their jaw. Don’t fear if you’ve been told you do not have adequate bone density. Having inadequate bone density does not necessarily disqualify a patient from …

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Same Day Teeth® is a dental implants procedure that condenses what would take several visits spaced out over several weeks with traditional dental implants to a single visit. Same Day Teeth® will give you the same excellent results as our traditional dental implants; the only difference is you get to go home with a new smile on the same day your dental implants are placed. Same Day Teeth® is …

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Let us transform your life with Same Day Teeth® Same Day Teeth® is a revolutionary procedure that allows us to place your implants and your new teeth in the same visit. This means you will not experience the waiting associated with traditional dental implants and will enjoy a new smile the same day your implants are placed. The convenience of Same Day Teeth® is just one reason patients have …

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We are proud to announce three new doctors who have joined Coastal Jaw Surgery. We’re sure many of you have already had the pleasure of working with these talented additions to our practice. Learn more about Dr. Kenneth L. Anderson, Dr. Philip J. Hedger, and Dr. Lindsey Pikos Rosati: Oral Surgeon Dr. Kenneth L. Anderson Dr. Kenneth Leroy Anderson, III was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and graduated magna cum laude with …

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