Broken Implant Screws……..No Problem!!

One of the things we do here at Rigby Advanced Dental is complex dentistry…….Dr. Rigby loves a good challenge!  We regularly have patients sent to us from other practitioners in need of a helping hand.  Not to long ago an oral surgeon gave us a call and referred a patient that was having problems with some existing dental implants that were placed over 20 years ago.  After a  through work-up Dr. Rigby determined the problems present as follows;

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Rules for Flossing

Flossing is the number one thing patients say they forget to do when it comes to their dental hygiene plan. That’s unfortunate because it’s also one of the most important.  Flossing helps remove bacteria missed by brushing, which prevents gum disease and the loss of teeth.

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Implants in One Day

Implants in one day?  Is it really possible?  Believe it or not, if you fit the right criteria, you can go from having teeth to implants in one day.  You may have seen commercials for this procedure or perhaps a friend recommended it and your interest is peaked…….well never fear, Rigby Advanced Dental is on the cutting edge of technology and offers this procedure right here in Bee Cave & Lakeway, TX.  As a trained Prosthodontist, Dr. Rigby has the extensive knowledge and experience to perform these difficult implant procedures to ensure the best possible outcome.  With that being said, there is a lot you should know about this treatment, so please before any decision has been made, thoroughly research the topic to familiarize yourself with the procedures involved and discuss you concerns with Dr. Rigby.

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Foods That Can Stain Your Teeth

We got thinking the other day about some of the foods that can stain your teeth and wanted to put together a handy list for our patients and friends.  These are a few we came up with………all things in moderation of course!

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