Dental Implants

Traditional Dentures vs. All-On-4® and Implant Dentures

Full-arch dentures secured with dental implants, called implant dentures, offer patients an exciting alternative to traditional removable dentures. Instead of relying on adhesives or suction to hold dentures in position, dental implants are surgically placed and allowed to fuse with the jawbone tissue to provide reliable anchors for specially designed dentures. Each full-arch of replacement teeth can be firmly attached to these four or more dental implants for long-lasting, high-quality results. This solid foundation can deliver maximum stability and security…

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Benefits of Metal-Free Zirconia Dental Implants

New York City cosmetic dentist Michael Kosdon, DDS offers several types of dental implants to provide his patients with the latest advancements in tooth replacement technology. In addition to more traditional titanium dental implants, Dr. Kosdon also uses holistic, metal-free zirconia dental implants that can create long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing results that many patients prefer. Created entirely from zirconia—a durable, high-quality ceramic material—these one-piece dental implants are well-tolerated by the body and eliminate the possibility of allergies and discoloration that can…

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Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

Making the decision to replace your missing tooth or teeth with dental implants is not  generally a choice that is made without significant forethought. Typically, patients considering dental implants have a lot of questions about the dental implants procedure, all of which Dr. Michael Kosdon is more than happy to answer. On our website, we have taken the time to provide a substantial resource of dental implant information that includes: A list of frequently asked questions and answers about dental…

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Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

Dental implant procedures can be performed for patients of virtually any age, provided they meet certain criteria. If you have a missing tooth or teeth, you may be a candidate for dental implants. These procedures have become very popular alternatives to dentures and other forms of teeth replacement because the implants are not like oral appliances or temporary fixes – they are designed to mimic the form and function of a natural tooth as closely as possible, right down to…

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How Do I Choose the Right Dentist for Dental Implants?

Losing a tooth or teeth due to decay, gum disease, an accident, or other reasons can happen to anyone of any age – and it can have a pronounced effect on one’s ability to chew and speak properly, not to mention the aesthetics of their smile. Dental implants are long-lasting, natural-looking solutions for tooth loss, and it’s very important to choose the right dentist for your needs in order to achieve the best possible results. While the implant itself is…

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