Top 5 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants The dental implant is today’s state-of-the-art tooth replacement method. It consists of a very small titanium post (the actual implant), which is attached to a lifelike dental crown. The crown is the only part of this tooth-replacement system that is visible in your mouth. The implant itself rests…

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth If you have lost any of your teeth, you no doubt realize there are consequences to living without them: Your smile may not look the way you want it to; eating, speaking and intimacy may be more difficult; and your self-confidence may fade. Though serious, these are not the only…

Dental Implants FAQs

Dental Implants FAQs What are dental implants? Dental implants are small titanium posts that replace the roots of missing teeth (View Example). They are inserted into your jawbone during a minor surgical procedure that takes place in the dental office. After the implant has been placed in your jawbone, a completely lifelike porcelain tooth crown…

Bone Grafting Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Bone Grafting

Bone Grafting Replacement teeth supported by dental implants function so well and last so long because, like natural teeth, they are securely anchored in the jawbone for maximum support. In order to benefit from this remarkable technology, however, you need to have enough tooth-supporting bone in your jaw to hold a dental implant in place.…

Fixed Dentures Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Fixed Dentures

Fixed Dentures If you have lost an entire arch of teeth (top and/or bottom), or are soon to have your remaining teeth removed because they are too unhealthy to save, you may be able to replace them with fixed dentures supported by dental implants. Doctors and patients alike prefer fixed over removable dentures because they:…