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It depends on different factors, including: Oral hygiene Maintenance at periodontal office How your implant retained teeth bite together Overall health and lifestyle How your implant is placed How Is Your Implant Placed? How your implant is placed is one of the most important factors to make it last longer. Implants can be placed using…

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Tooth wear is a dental condition where the surface and structure of teeth are progressively reduced as a result of internal and/or external forces placed upon them. When hard tooth material is worn away as a result of teeth grinding and/or clenching, it is called attrition. The extent of wear damage depends on the amount…

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Dental implants are becoming a more and more popular tooth replacement option in Manhattan, the rest of New York City, and around the globe. And as dental implants continue to grow in popularity, Manhattan periodontist Dr. Kissel finds that he receives increasingly more questions about this tooth replacement solution. One of the questions he is…

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Manhattan residents who are missing a tooth or multiple teeth often turn to dental implants to restore their smiles. These prosthetic teeth, which are designed to be permanent, consist of titanium rods that are inserted into the jawbone and act as an artificial tooth root. These rods are then covered with a tooth-looking crown, providing…

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Through his years in private practice, New York City periodontist Dr. Kissel has found that New Yorkers who are considering getting dental implants to replace a missing tooth or teeth just want to be informed. They want to know what the process is like, what’s involved and what recovery time will be like. Read on…

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New York City residents who have lost a tooth are often looking for a tooth replacement option so that they can rebuild their smile and regain the ability to chew food effectively. But, what options does a New York City resident have when they have lost a tooth? In the past, many people decided to…

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Manhattan residents who are missing most or all of their teeth, or whose teeth cannot be salvaged, have two teeth replacement options – dentures and dental implants. While in the past, dentures were the only solution for a total mouth replacement, today, dental implants are providing patients in Manhattan with complete mouth restorations that look…

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If you’re a Manhattan adult who is missing a tooth or teeth, you may be considering a variety of teeth replacement options, including a bridge, dentures or a tooth implant. If you’ve already spoken to Manhattan periodontist Dr. Kissel about your tooth replacement options, you may be aware that he strongly encourages his patients in…

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New York City residents who are missing all of their teeth, or whose teeth cannot be salvaged and must be removed, are often looking for a permanent tooth replacement option. Unlike dentures, which are removable and can shift when you chew and speak, All-on-4 tooth implants are a permanent solution for New York City residents…

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For many Manhattan residents who are missing teeth, one of the number one reasons they want to get dental implants is so that they can eat normally again. After all, dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth, and they make it possible for you to eat regularly as if you had natural…

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