Dental Implants

Dentist in Chula Vista Explains the Benefits of Dental Implants for Teeth Replacement

Dr. Uyen Thompson, a dentist in Chula Vista and the Eastlake area, explains the many advantages of dental implants for individuals with missing teeth.
Dr. Uyen Thompson, the Director of Thompson Center for Dentistry, talks about how dental implants and implant-supported dentures can provide results that look and feel natural while enhancing dental function and oral health. Chula Vista, CA – Tooth loss is a very common dental condition that has remained quite prevalent in the U.S. for many years. In fact, the American Association of Prosthodontists has noted that an estimated 178 million Americans have at least one...

Consequences of Tooth Loss

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We are very fortunate to be living in an age where there are so many effective options available for individuals who have missing teeth. Our dentists here at Thompson Center for Dentistry offer several of them, including dental implants, implant dentures, traditional dentures, and other advanced treatments. While it may be tempting to think that just one missing tooth, or teeth that are missing in areas that aren’t very prominent, won’t have many negative effects,...

What Are My Tooth Replacement Options?

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With the many advances in the field of restorative dentistry that have been made over the years, there are now more options than ever to replace missing teeth with excellent results. It’s important to remember that even just a single missing tooth anywhere in the mouth can be problematic. In addition to their effect on the appearance of your smile, missing teeth can create general oral health concerns and diminish the ability to properly chew...