Dental Implant FAQs for Beverly Hills Patients

A patient considering dental implants likely has numerous questions. The following questions and answers can help someone thinking about dental implant surgery better understand and prepare for the procedure. The Benefits of Dental Implants What Exactly Is a Dental Implant? A dental implant is a replacement for the root of a tooth. It’s made of titanium and is surgically placed, by dental surgical specialist, into…


All-on-4 Dental Implants in Beverly Hills

Many dental centers offer the promise of replacing all of a patient’s teeth in one day. The convenience of this type of procedure sounds tempting. They promise that it saves both time and money, but is it too good to be true? How the Teeth-in-a-Day Process Works The teeth-in-a-day process works by using a concept called All-on-4, in which the dental surgeon removes all existing…


Bargain Dental Implants in Beverly Hills

When patients in Beverly Hills seek someone to place their dental implants, they might assume that cheaper is better. Unfortunately, this is not the case. So-called bargain implants pose a danger to the success of the implant as well as the patient’s overall health. How an Unqualified Provider Might Cut Costs on Dental Implants If a provider decides to use low-quality dental implants on a…


Team Approach to Dental Implants in Beverly Hills

The idea of visiting an implant super center in Beverly Hills sounds convenient for a patient, but it’s often not the best approach for receiving a successful dental implant procedure. In many cases, implant centers are not staffed by experienced oral surgeons or periodontists, but by unqualified dentists. This can lead to less successful procedures, causing fit problems or complete failure of the implants. Instead,…


Doctor Qualifications for Dental Implants in Beverly Hills

When choosing a periodontist to place dental implants in the Beverly Hills area, a patient should always first consider the doctor’s qualifications. Not just any dentist is qualified to place dental implants; it’s a specialized procedure that requires extensive experience and knowledge. General dentists are great for assisting a patient in maintaining their overall oral health, but it’s a periodontist’s job to handle dental implant…


How Can Dental Implants Retain Natural Face Shape And Smile?

Have you ever known someone who has lost their teeth and noticed how their face seems to be caved in, they may have deep wrinkles around their lips, drool pockets in the corners of their smile or their nose and chin are very close to each other?  This is because, not only are they missing their teeth, but the teeth roots are gone as well. …


Dental Implants Vs Dentures: Which Is The Best Option?

If you live in Beverly Hills and are missing teeth, or have painful teeth and gums, you are probably researching your options for tooth replacement. You may be wondering if you should choose dentures, or dental implants. What are the differences between these choices? Which is the best option for you? Dr. Anson, a nationally renowned expert in implant dentistry and the premier Beverly Hills surgical…


What Are My Options When I Am Facing Tooth Loss?

The thought of losing a tooth can be distressing and for some, traumatic. Depending upon the location of the tooth you are about to lose, you might be concerned about a number of potential problems, including: The appearance of your smile. The ability to chew certain foods. The impact on nearby teeth. While tooth loss is definitely problematic, there are treatment options that can restore…


The Expertise of a Periodontist Compared to a Dentist

To many patients, it seems that Periodontists and many general dentists in Beverly Hills and the surrounding areas provide similar treatment options, which can be very confusing. Dental implants are presented to patients as routine procedures, along with the removal of teeth and other highly technique sensitive periodontal procedures. But what differentiates a general dentist from a specialist is a considerable amount of training and…


3 Signs You Need to See a Periodontist

Patients in the Beverly Hills and surrounding areas often find it difficult to determine when to see a Periodontist. After all, a Periodontist is a specialist who exclusively performs procedures specific to gum disease and dental implants. Right? Wrong. Unfortunately, most patients don’t realize that these treatments include: Tooth extraction, which Dr. Anson refers to as tooth removal for reasons explained below. Bone grafting to…