Why Do Dental Implants Fail?

Dental implants are widely considered one of the most successful treatments for missing teeth currently available. They're natural-looking, natural-feeling, and highly durable. Implants have a success rate of 90% to 95%. However, despite these high odds, there is a slight chance of dental implant failure. Before going in for your dental implants treatment, it's vital to understand why some [...]

2022-01-24T21:48:24+00:00January 24th, 2022|

Five Reasons for a Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction may sound scary, but it is one of the most common procedures performed! If you have a tooth that is causing you pain or an infection that could rapidly spread to the rest of your mouth, an extraction can offer some relief and preserve the integrity of your surrounding teeth. Are you wondering whether a dental [...]

2021-12-22T19:48:58+00:00December 22nd, 2021|

Veneers: Everything You Need to Know

If you'd like to change the shape, size, and color of your smile, dental veneers are a convenient, affordable, and less invasive cosmetic procedure than crowns or dental implants. Here at DICE Dental in Springfield, we have dozens of patients curious about veneers, the process, and the benefits they offer. Here's what you should know. What are Veneers? Dental [...]

2021-11-23T15:55:45+00:00November 23rd, 2021|

The Benefits of Dentures

We've talked about the benefits of dental implants, but for some patients, such an invasive procedure may not be their preferred option. Other patients may not have the jawbone strength or oral health for successful implant treatment. That's where dentures come in. Dentures are a durable, affordable, and natural-looking replacement for missing teeth, and they carry just as many [...]

2022-08-04T21:39:38+00:00October 25th, 2021|

Do I Need a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns change the shape, size, and color of your teeth, thus giving your smile a flattering refresh and adding extra durability in the process. However, sometimes crowns get confused with tooth fillings. We understand the confusion! Both procedures help restore your smile, but they're not interchangeable. While your family dentist can help with a minor filling, we at [...]

2021-09-29T19:00:24+00:00September 29th, 2021|

Your Dental Implants Questions Answered

Choosing to get dental implants is a life-changing decision! You won't only notice improvements to your smile, but also to your ability to eat and speak. You'll feel healthier and more confident! With such an important decision, however, comes plenty of questions! Our team here at DICE Dental is ready to answer your most popular dental implants questions so [...]

2021-11-02T22:24:17+00:00August 26th, 2021|

Are My Dentures Too Big?

One of the most common questions we are asked by our patients is, "Are my dentures too big?" How do you know you have the right denture fit? The truth is, after you get your first set of dentures, they will likely feel a little large. However, your mouth and cheek muscles should get used to them after about [...]

2021-11-02T22:25:22+00:00July 29th, 2021|

Tooth Extraction Aftercare: The Do’s and Don’ts

Here at DICE Dental, we offer tooth extractions in Springfield to help alleviate pain or prevent infection. Extractions are a quick and successful procedure performed under anesthesia, so you won't feel too much pain! However, the time immediately following your extraction is crucial to your health and smile. Here are the do's and don'ts when it comes to your [...]

2021-06-16T18:11:22+00:00June 16th, 2021|

What to Expect When You Get a Dental Bridge

When you're missing a tooth, there are so many tooth replacement options for you to choose from. Every patient is different. Some patients may be candidates for dental implants, a more invasive surgical procedure. Sometimes dentures may work better, especially if a patient is missing multiple teeth. Other times, patients may be better suited for crowns and a bridge. [...]

2021-04-29T15:45:08+00:00May 4th, 2021|

How Are Dentures Made?

Here at DICE Dental in Springfield, we work hard to ensure your dentures fit perfectly and look just like your natural teeth. Each pair of dentures is custom fit just for you and starts at only $499, a fraction of the price other Philadelphia dentures cost. So how are these dentures made? Step 1: Take X-Rays & Impressions Dentures [...]

2021-04-22T15:41:32+00:00April 22nd, 2021|
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