Quitting Smoking Decreases Your Risk of Implant Failure

If you’re considering a dental implant as a replacement for a lost tooth, you’re looking at a restoration method with an amazing 95% success rate after ten years. But that being said, there’s still a risk, albeit quite low, the implant might fail. And if you smoke, the risk is slightly higher. In a recent…

Reasons to Choose All-on-4 Dental Implants

What you need to know about All-on-4 dental implants. If you have worn a denture for a long time, chances are you have lost some of the bone in your jaw. Your jaw bone functions to hold your teeth in; when you no longer have teeth, your bone will begin to disappear, a process called…

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny

In real life he was a hard-charging basketball player through high school and college. On TV and the movies, he has gone head-to-head with serial killers, assorted bad guys… even mysterious paranormal forces. So would you believe that David Duchovny, who played Agent Fox Mulder in The X-Files and starred in countless other large and…

The Health Benefits Of Dental Implants

A missing tooth doesn’t have to ruin your smile. Dental implants provide a natural-looking tooth replacement option and offer several important benefits. Drs. Peter Kim and Geraldine Ty offer dental implants in Burnaby, BC and explain several benefits of implants. Dental implants keep your jawbone strong After the loss of a tooth, the jaw-bone underneath…

Why a dental implant is a long term tooth replacement option

Not so long ago, the only tooth replacement options were bridges or dentures. Today, dental implants offer a long-term, natural-looking alternative. Geraldine Ty, DDS, and Shahram Kamaei, D.D.S, implant dentists, explain how dental implants can help Burnaby residents keep smiling. Implants are permanent Your dental implant becomes a permanent part of your mouth. During the…

Options If You Have Missing Teeth

If you knew how many Burnaby residents had one or more missing teeth, you might be surprised. The condition is more common than you might realize, and many of those with missing teeth visit Shahram Kamaei, D.D.S or Geraldine Ty, DDS at Burnaby Square Dental for treatment. Are you one of the many Burnaby residents…