What are the differences between ceramic and titanium dental implants?

Ceramic & Titanium Implants in Sunnyvale CA area

Dental implants are an excellent restorative option for many patients who want a natural-looking tooth replacement that can last many years. There are two types, including titanium implants and ceramic implants. At Peninsula Dental Implant Center, Dr. Shivani Gupta and her dental team in Half Moon Bay and Pacifica, California, can demystify the two and educate you on the benefits of ceramic vs. titanium implants to replace missing teeth. How do ceramic and titanium dental implants differ? Ceramic and titanium dental implants have their own unique benefits. Ceramic implants are specifically designed to blend in with the natural teeth, while … Continue reading

What are the benefits of metal-free ceramic dental implants?

What are the benefits of metal-free ceramic dental implants in San Francisco Area

Palo Alto, California, area patients faced with tooth loss or extraction may worry about what restoration they should choose to replace this tooth. They may consider dental implants but not be able to obtain them due to metal allergies. Fortunately, the team at Peninsula Dental Implant Center is pleased to provide a metal-free, cost-effective option for many of our patients who might not otherwise be candidates for traditional titanium solutions. Dr. Shivani Gupta may recommend metal-free ceramic implants. What are metal-free ceramic dental implants? Dr. Shivani Gupta of Peninsula Dental Implant Center describes the ceramic implant as a metal-free alternative … Continue reading

Complications to consider when caring for dental implants after placement

Dental Implant Complications in Los Altos CA Area

While dental implants are a popular solution for patients who are missing one or more teeth, as with any dental treatment, complications can occur. Many patients will ask why dental implants fail and what can be done to avoid these issues. Dr. Shivani Gupta of Peninsula Dental Implant Center in Redwood City, California, can educate you further on what to expect after implant placement and how to maintain implants for a lifetime! Why do dental implants fail? There are a few reasons why dental implants may fail after placement. These include: Implant overloading. This occurs when there is too much … Continue reading

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