Implant Retained vs. Implant-Supported Dentures

Do you need to replace all of your teeth at one time? For years, traditional dentures have been the fast and affordable go-to. But with a removable “plate” prosthesis come added frustrations of not being able to eat normally, irritating rubbing, and a lack of self-confidence. Today, dental implants make it possible to enjoy more advanced tooth […]

Is Getting a Dental Implant Painful?

If you’re one of the thousands of people who dislike going to the dentist, have a sensitive gag reflex, or feel claustrophobic withs someone working in your mouth, we completely understand. It’s common for people to avoid dental care when there are so many unknowns. As a relatively “newer” dental procedure—technically, they’ve been around for […]

Advantages of Dental Implants for Seniors

If you have missing teeth and have been wearing dentures for years, there’s good news. Dental implants offer permanent replacement teeth that are ideal for seniors who want a natural look and feel to their smile.  More Comfortable Than Dentures There’s nothing quite like having natural teeth. But permanent dental implants come fairly close! Since […]

Loose Dentures and the Problems They Cause

If you’ve ever struggled with loose dentures, you know how frustrating it can be to get through any normal daily activity. You’ve probably tried denture adhesive to keep your loose denture from rocking or rubbing your gums. Sadly, pastes and adhesives only help so much.  What Causes Loose Dentures?  Loose dentures are like wearing an ill […]

Dental Implants vs. Bridges

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, your most important decision will be a dental implant vs. a bridge. Dental bridges are one of the most traditional forms of tooth replacement. But depending on how many teeth need to be restored and the health of the tooth on either side, they may not always be […]

Fix a Failed Dental Implant or Implant Crown

If you’re experiencing loose dental implant symptoms, Gordon Dental can help. While implants have an extremely high success rate, occasionally, situations may contribute to dental implant loosening within a few months or years after the implant was installed. If your implant does feel loose, it’s essential that you see an experienced provider who can intervene as […]

What Type of Dentist Should I Use for Dental Implants?

Dr. Gordon Leawood KS

Are you in the early stages of selecting the best Leawood implant dentist for your smile’s reconstructive needs? Dental implants are unlike most “every day” dental restorations in that they restore the function of a complete anatomical tooth (including the root, below the gumlines.) This unique design makes getting dental implant treatment and choosing a dentist quite […]

Why Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants?

effects of not replacing missing teeth

Are you desperate for a solution for your tooth loss? Read here to find out why dental implants are the best option and why missing teeth need to be replaced as soon as you can. All of us want a dazzling, confident smile. And there are lots of options out there to help you get one! Teeth […]

Top 10 Questions Patients Ask About Dental Implants

Dental Implant questions answered

Are you worried about tooth loss? You’re not alone. 69% of American adults have lost at least one tooth by age 44. If you’re one of them, you have probably wondered about dental implants. They’re a permanent, natural-looking way to restore your lost teeth, but will the surgery be painful? What about the costs involved? If you […]

How to Find the Best Dental Implant Dentist

Do you avoid smiling in pictures because you have missing teeth, gum disease, or tooth decay? If so, dental implants could be the perfect option for you. These permanent teeth could give you the confidence you’ve always wanted. The first step on your journey to get dental implants is finding the right practice. Read on to […]