Dental Implants

Dental Implants vs. Bridges

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A missing tooth can do more damage than simply leaving a gap in your smile. When missing teeth are not replaced, more complicated problems can develop, such as bone loss, gum disease, or poor occlusion. Though dental implants and bridges can both successfully restore the form and function of the smile, each has distinct advantages. Dental implants look and act […]

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What is the Difference Between Bridges and Dental Implants?

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A missing tooth can cause a number of problems, impacting more than just the aesthetics of your smile. When left untreated, the gap left behind by a missing tooth can increase the risk of gum disease, bone loss, malocclusion, and shifting facial bones. By replacing a missing tooth with a dental implant or bridge, form and function can be fully […]

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What if I Don’t Have Enough Bone for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are often considered the best possible replacement option for lost teeth. This is due to their ability to replace the entire tooth – from the surface down to the root – restoring both the form and function of the missing tooth. While dental implants are a highly beneficial solution for individuals experiencing tooth loss, not everyone is a […]

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What to Expect During Dental Implants Recovery

As you recover from your dental implants procedure, it can be helpful to understand what to expect to give you peace of mind and ensure you are healing properly. While every patient’s recovery varies slightly, it is normal to experience some degree of tenderness, swelling, and discomfort. Dr. John Beckwith will prescribe medication to control any pain you have, as […]

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Dental Implants for Terminal Dentition

The health of your teeth can play a major role in your overall wellbeing. When the majority of your teeth have undergone extensive damage, you have what is known as “terminal dentition” and are at risk of developing much more serious health problems. Thankfully, our cosmetic implantologist can provide a solution. Dr. John Beckwith holds the highest credentials as a […]

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Which Tooth Replacement Is Right for Me?

Missing one or more teeth can take a toll on both your health and self-esteem. Whether you choose a bridge, partial denture, or dental implant, you have different options available for replacing lost teeth, but not all are created equal. By learning about each solution’s benefits and limitations, you can make an informed decision about your tooth replacement. Some individuals […]

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What Is a Smile Makeover?

At Cornerstone Dental, we understand that having multiple dental problems at once can be intimidating to seek treatment for. This is why our cosmetic dentists offer the smile makeover to address several issues under one inclusive treatment plan. If you are unhappy with how your teeth look, Dr. John Beckwith and Dr. Arlene O’Brien may recommend cosmetic treatments like teeth […]

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Dr. John Beckwith Named a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry

At Cornerstone Dental, your safety, comfort, and results are our highest priorities. In pursuit of providing an exceptional patient experience and remaining abreast of the latest advances in dental care, our skilled dentist, Dr. John Beckwith, recently earned Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (DABOI/ID) accreditation. This title makes Dr. Beckwith one of the leading experts in […]

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Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

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When it comes to replacing a missing tooth, more and more patients are choosing dental implants over traditional means such as dentures or bridges. The gap left by a missing tooth can do more than simply impact the beauty of your smile. Left unaddressed, these spaces can allow adjacent teeth to shift and create more complicated dental concerns. However, many […]

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Dr. Beckwith Achieves Fellowship Status with The International Congress of Oral Implantologists

The entire team at Cornerstone Dental would like to congratulate our own Dr. John D. Beckwith for achieving Fellowship status in The International Congress of Oral Implantologists. As a Fellow of the ICOI, Dr. Beckwith is recognized as having put extensive additional effort into education, research, and clinical experience with dental implant procedures. Dr. Beckwith has been a leader in […]

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