Dental Implants

Choose Dental Implants for a Healthy Smile on World Smile Day

October 5th is World Smile Day, and you should celebrate by making sure you have the best smile you can have. If you’ve recently lost teeth, taking this opportunity will not only improve your smile, it will also give you the chance to get back some lost function and to keep your smile line from…

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How LANAP® Treats Gum Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that almost half of American adults have gum disease. It is important to catch signs of this oral disease early to prevent more severe complications, such as loss of gum tissue, bone, or teeth. For those who are already in the advanced stages of periodontitis, Dr. Sanchez…

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Get All-On-4 Dental Implants Set in Just One Day

Everyone wants to be able to enjoy their favorite foods whenever they want, but as we get older, this can sometimes be a challenge. Teeth that are missing or broken can interfere with many daily activities and prevent us from enjoying favorite foods. Biting, chewing, speaking, and smiling can all become challenges as the result…

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Best Methods for Cleaning Your Dental Implants

Good oral hygiene is a must for the long-term success of dental implants. With the right home care and professional dental maintenance, your implants can last a lifetime, as they are meant to do. Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez specializes in implant dentistry and periodontics in the Minneapolis, MN area. He and his dedicated staff can…

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Check Out These Key Benefits of Cone Beam CT

When you work with a periodontist who practiced advanced medicine and offers high-tech equipment, you may hear the team refer to a Cone Beam CT. This is a type of scanning device that gives incredibly clear images of what’s happening in your mouth. With those images, your periodontist can determine how to best proceed with…

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Top Five Causes of Tooth Loss

Healthy teeth are essential for eating, speaking, and feeling confident in your smile. Between oral health issues, gum disease, and accidents, there are many things that can cause tooth loss. Fortunately, Dr. Andrés Sánchez is an experienced periodontist who offers dental implants and other effective tooth replacement treatments. Here are some of the most common causes…

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Top 3 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

Numerous incidents and conditions can cause adults to lose their teeth. With today’s advances in dentistry there are also numerous options for replacing them. Dental implants are becoming a more popular treatment option, but not everyone knows about their benefits. So why should you choose implants from your periodontist? Check out the short list below…

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Your Quick Guide to the All-on-4® Procedure

For people who have a full arch of missing teeth, or may soon have all the teeth in their arch extracted, there are usually two options: invest in traditional dentures, or have dental implants and a removable denture that is held securely in place. Now, there is a third possibility that combines the best of…

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Tooth Pain Explained

When your teeth begin to hurt, it is not always easy to pinpoint the exact problem. There are many different types of tooth pain, and the treatment may differ depending on what is at the root cause of the problem. If you experience any tooth discomfort that worries you, schedule an appointment to see Dr. Andrés…

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3 Signs You Are a Candidate for All-on-4® Dental Implants

If you are seeking options for restorative dentistry, you are probably familiar with the benefits of dental implants. A single implant works by affixing a prosthetic tooth to a false root that is screwed into your jaw. What exactly is All-on-4®, and how does it differ from traditional implants? This treatment allows for the replacement…

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