Dental implants have become more and more popular as the preferred option to replace missing teeth. It’s easy to assume they’ve been around for a long time. The reality is that the modern dental implant really began to be used in the 1970s. Dental implant placement is a big part of what we do at Prosthodontics….
It’s comforting to think that only a handful of people are missing all of their teeth. And if you’re missing a tooth or two — at least it isn’t all of them. Truth be told, none other than the esteemed American Dental Association says that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. And,….
Despite being relatively common these days, it doesn’t seem that dental implants have been around that long as a tooth replacement option. The truth is, modern dental implants have been used for over half a century. But humans have been trying to replace teeth for much longer than that. Since dental implants are our favored….