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How Common Is Tooth Loss? Tooth Loss Statistics

Tooth loss is a common dental problem in the United States. Doctors Joseph Perry and Thomas Shields explain the numbers.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Apr 09, 2019

Traditional vs. Implant-supported Dental Bridge

Dental bridges are an ideal restorative treatment for one to three consecutive teeth. We explain how traditional dental bridges differ from implant-supported bridges.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Feb 13, 2019

Reducing Discomfort after Dental Implant Surgery

Reducing discomfort after dental implant surgery is important for a comfortable recovery. Our team offers tips so patients can prepare.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Nov 14, 2018

Can Smoking Cause Dental Implant Failure?

Smoking poses many risks during dental implant recovery, including implant failure. Discover the risks associated with smoking and dental implants.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Mar 30, 2016

Causes of Missing Teeth

People lose their natural teeth for many reasons, with gum disease being the primary cause. Custom dentures can restore lost teeth and oral function.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Mar 01, 2016

Causes of Jawbone Degradation

Dr. Joseph Perry helps patients maintain their oral structure and avoid the common causes of jawbone degradation.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Dec 29, 2015

Address Tooth Loss with Mini or Traditional Dental Implants

Dr. Joseph Perry can help patients determine whether mini dental implants or traditional dental implants are suitable for their case of tooth loss.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Nov 28, 2015

Traditional Dentures and Bone Loss: What Patients Should Keep in Mind

Traditional dentures that are removable will not address bone loss, which is why implant dentistry may be a good option to consider.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Sep 29, 2015

Custom Dentures Can Reduce the Likelihood of Bad Breath

Custom dentures, especially implant-retained restorations, will prevent bacterial build-up. In turn, this will reduce your risk for bad breath.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on Jul 30, 2015

Reasons for Mini Dental Implant Failure

Dr. Joseph Perry can successfully treat tooth loss with mini dental implants, but there are factors that can cause these implants to fail.

Posted by Joseph Perry, DDS on May 30, 2015

The team at River City Dental Solutions

River City Dental Solutions

The team at River City Dental Solutions serves the needs of the greater San Antonio, TX, area with state-of-the-art technology and the latest innovative techniques. We can provide you and your family with beautiful smiles through a variety of procedures including:

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Veneers
  • Root Canals
  • Dentures

To schedule an appointment at our San Antonio dentist office, contact us online or call (210) 349-3745.

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