How long does a dental implant last?

how long will a dental implant last

Many patients considering a dental implant for tooth replacement wonder how long the implant will last. Since an implant is the only dental restoration considered permanent, it would seem the answer should be “forever.” Unfortunately, few things really last forever. Dr. Rod Gleave at Comprehensive Dental Wellness tells his patients in Salt Lake City, UT, […]

How often does gum disease cause tooth loss?

gum disease tooth loss

Did you know that untreated gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults? According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), nearly 70 percent of American adults 65 or older have periodontal disease. And approximately one in five adults in that age group have lost all their […]

Your Salt Lake City Dentist Answers: How to choose the best dentist for dental implants?

Dental Implants Vs Bridges

Dental implants can deliver life-changing results, but choosing the right dentist to place the titanium posts is no easy task. Implants require oral surgery and the skillful eyes and hands of a qualified dentist. If you live in Salt Lake City, UT, there are multiple dentists who place implants. When choosing the best dentist for […]

Dental Bridge vs Implant: Which is right for me?

Dental Implants Vs Bridges

  If you have missing teeth, there are a few cosmetic restorations available to restore your smile. Two popular options are bridges and dental implants. Both improve esthetics, oral health, and oral function. Each has distinct differences in durability, length of procedure, cost, and other important aspects. When you visit the office of Salt Lake City dentist […]

4 Reasons To Choose Dental Implants

We’ve all done it. We’re running late for work, and we can’t find our car keys. We run around like a crazy person, tearing the house upside down. Retracing our steps from the last 24 hours. Growing more agitated and breathless by the minute. Just when we’re about to give up, we find our keys. […]

Dental Implants: A Lifelong Dental Fix

Dental implants are able to fully replace your real teeth. In fact, they are able to do many things that other tooth replacement options can’t do. The office of Rod Gleave, DMD stands behind our endorsement of dental implants as our best tooth replacement option, and our Salt Lake City office wants to tell you […]

Dental Implants For Fractured Root and Split Tooth

There are a variety of circumstances that call for a dental implant, and one is a fractured or broken tooth. Why Teeth FractureClenching, grinding and chewing on hard objects can lead to cracks. Cracks can spread if not treated quickly. At a certain point, the natural tooth cannot be saved.Previous dental procedures can also cause […]

3 Reasons To Invest In Dental Implants

Now that tax season is over, it’s time to look toward investments you could make over this next year. At Rod Gleave, DMD, in Salt Lake City, UT, we know of one investment you can make that will result in a healthier, happier life! 3 Reasons To Invest In Dental Implants You really don’t have […]