Answers to your Dental Implant Questions

If you are missing more than one tooth, have dentures, or need multiple teeth extracted, you may be considering getting dental implants. We understand that your lifestyle is hindered in many ways, from the foods you can eat, to your overall health and even self-esteem.

To help patients understand the treatment, our doctors have created a helpful dental implant FAQ list to answer some of the most common questions. If you have additional questions or want to discuss how dental implants can change your smile and your life contact us to schedule a complimentary dental implant consultation with our team.

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Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Life

Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your appearance. A beautiful, bright, healthy smile can increase self confidence and overall life satisfaction. Cosmetic dentistry procedures can conceal uneven or cracked teeth, brighten teeth that have lost their natural luster, or even completely and dramatically reinvent your smile. Cosmetic dentistry can encompass things such as tooth-colored fillings, dental implants, or crowns. However you wish to improve your smile, Thayer Dental Care offers a cosmetic dental treatment that

What are the Best Denture Alternatives available in the Ozarks?

  The Search For Better Dentures Denture Care has been around for centuries.  Why hasn’t anyone invented better dentures? The fact is, there is a 21st century alternative to replacement dentures, and it is Exclusively Provided by Thayer Dental Care as Teeth Tomorrow® Ozarks. Conventional Dentures may be removable or fixed. Removable dentures are taken out of the mouth at night for cleaning and disinfecting, then inserted and held in place using denture adhesives.  Fixed dentures are only removed by

What is the most permanent solution for missing teeth?

As Americans live longer, over one-third of us will suffer from missing and failing teeth.  Our largest generation to date, the baby boomers (born between 1945 and 1964) consumed huge amounts of sugary foods and drinks, which lead to tooth decay.  The fillings and treatments they received as teenagers and twenty-somethings are over 40 years old, with more and more failing every day. Twenty-first century advances in dental techniques and products provide the basis for creating a truly permanent solution

Should I have my teeth extracted and a bridge put in all in one day?

You’ve probably seen lots of ads for bridges delivered in one day. Many people think that ‘if you can get it done in a day, it must be good’. But, the real difference is in the final result, and what a difference a day makes. With one-day procedures, you have your teeth taken out, dental implants put in, and a temporary bridge fitted over the course of an entire day. Swelling that results from oral surgery doesn’t decrease before the