Preventive Care for Dental Implants

Make your Implants Last! Crowns, bridges, attachments and dentures supported by Dental Implants can come under attack by the same bacteria that tries to burrow under the gums. Infection with this bacteria can lead to loss of the implant.  Implant health is directly dependent on the health of the tissue surrounding the implant which is […]

All-On-Four Dental Implants

Are your teeth falling out — have they already fallen out?  Dr. Ritt Kuhn can help with a procedure called All-On-Four which includes 4 dental implants and a secure over denture. With this procedure you will have teeth in a day that function like “real” teeth and look wonderful. You will have more confidence and […]

Teeth Grinding

Do you grind your teeth? Teeth grinding, called bruxism, can damage your teeth, cause face and jaw pain and headaches.  Side effects of teeth grinding include tooth loss, jaw pain, TMJ and facial changes.  Over time grinding your teeth can cause you to need crowns or dental implants. Causes of grinding vary and can include […]

Mini Dental Implants

Did you know that dentistry has evolved tremendously in recent years?  The improvement of dental procedures most rewarding for dental patients is a new system of making loose dentures tight again called mini-dental implants. Dentists in the past have had problems with their patients who have, because of age or disease, suffered bone loss making […]

Dental Implant Benefits

Missing teeth are a problem. Dental implant benefits include replacing missing teeth and the implant will last a long time. With implants you can chew better, eat what you want and smile with confidence. Dental implants replace the root with a titanium screw and a crown on top and they help preserve the jawbone. We […]

Mini-Implant Dentures

Do you have loose uncomfortable dentures?  Stabilizing them with mini-implant dentures can be an excellent solution. Your denture is held in place  by narrow implants placed in the jaw.  The denture snaps onto the implants in your jaw keeping the denture secure in your mouth, but allowing you to remove it when necessary. The procedure involves […]

Dental Implants

Dental Implant Post

Are they an option for you? Dental implants are an effective way to replace missing teeth.  When teeth are lost because of disease or an accident, dental implants may be a good option. You may want to choose dental implants if you: Hide your smile because you have missing teeth Wear dentures that are uncomfortable […]

Dangerous Effects

Smoking damages teeth and gums Every chance we get, we remind our patients about the negative effects of tobacco – increased risk of cancers, high blood pressure, and heart disease – things you usually associate with age. But tooth loss should never be associated with age… The Academy Of General Dentistry reports that pack-a-day smokers […]

Total Health

Healthy Mouth — Healthy Body Mouth Body Connection      Many studies have shown the connection between gingivitis – gum inflammation and other inflammatory diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and respiratory infections. Periodontitis can affect your general health and it can be affected by your general health.  The team at Kuhn Dental Associates encourages […]

Dental Implant Options

Dr. Ritt Kuhn discusses Implant options at Kuhn Dental Associates. Visit our website for more information at   Dental Implant Options