Posts for tag: Dentist
By K. Michael Murphy and Associates
May 07, 2014
Category: Dental Implants
If you have a missing tooth or are missing several teeth, a dental implant can replace this tooth without the need for alterations of your surrounding teeth. Dr. K. Michael Murphy has offered dental implants in Baltimore for more than 20 years.
If you have questions or concerns regarding dental implants, Dr. Murphy offers free dental implant consultations so his patients can have their questions answered and learn if dental implants could enhance their smiles.
Dental implants aim to recreate your natural tooth structures. The implant itself is a titanium, screw-like device that Dr. Murphy implants in your jawbone to act as an artificial tooth root. A connecting device called an abutment is placed over the implant. Dr. Murphy will then create a custom crown to replace your missing tooth and attach it over the abutment. For more in-depth information regarding dental implants, you can visit Dr. Murphy’s Baltimore dental practice website pages related to implant dentistry.
Your Dental Implant Questions Answered
At a dental implant consultation at Dr. Murphy’s Baltimore office, you can ask questions regarding the implant process and if you would be a candidate. Examples of questions Dr. Murphy can answer at your dental implants consultation include:
- What technology do you use to determine if I’m a candidate for a dental implant?
- What can I expect a dental implant to look like?
- What are some of the benefits of dental implants versus traditional tooth replacement methods?
- How will I know if I’m a candidate for dental implants?
- What is your success rate for dental implants?
Even if you have experienced significant jawbone loss in an area where you are seeking tooth replacement, Dr. Murphy offers additional treatments that can enhance the likelihood of a dental implant’s success.
If you have ever thought of a dental implant as a potential tooth replacement option for you, scheduling a free, no-obligation dental implant consultation at Dr. Murphy’s Baltimore office can set you on the road to smile an even, full smile again.
By Cosmetic, Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry
February 18, 2014
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Here is a fun dental fact about George Washington. Of course, you ought to know who George Washington is. But have you ever heard about his false teeth? For many years people believed his dentures to be made of wood, apparently, that’s not the case. According to anthropologist, Jeffrey Schwartz, and his research team, Washington has at least four sets of dentures, and the one that had been put under the microscope revealed that Washington was sporting dentures made of ivory, gold, lead and human and animal teeth.
This mixture of dentures materials might have posed well for the time, but they were kept hidden from the public eye. Many portraits of Washington show him with his head held high and his mouth tightly sealed. Maybe it’s because the dentures weren’t esthetically pleasing.
You wouldn’t smile either if you had to wear dentures like that. Luckily, advanced technology and dental materials boost the overall look of dentures, implants, bridges and crowns. In Baltimore, dentures, full and removable partials, are available at K. Michael Murphy and Associates.
Do you need consultation for dentures in Baltimore? To schedule for an appointment with our office, call (410) 235-1233. If you have another dental concern, please feel free to check out our services page on the website.