Types of Bone Grafts for Dental Implants

If you live in the Glendale area and need dental implants due to tooth loss, it’s possible you will also need a bone graft. When teeth have been missing for a substantial amount of time, the jawbone begins to recede and deteriorate because there are no tooth roots to stimulate jawbone growth. If you’d like to learn more about the bone graft procedure and different…Read More

Can Bruxism Affect The Success Of My Dental Implants?

Every year our doctors see many men and women for dental implants. This tooth replacement option has become the most popular choice in today’s world, and for good reason. Dental implants provide a permanent solution for men and women and allows them to regain full oral function and protect their jawbone. Dentures and bridges of the past limited the foods one could eat, required daily…Read More

Is Oral Surgery Safe When Taking Blood Thinning Medication?

Many of the patients our doctors see in their Glendale office take blood thinning medication for different types of medical conditions. People who are at risk of stroke, heart attack, deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism need to take these medications to keep them healthy, but does taking them make it unsafe to have oral surgery? Our doctors’ primary concern is your overall health, and…Read More

Basic Nutrition Tips To Follow After Dental Surgery

If you’re headed into Lytle, Tate and Stamper for dental surgery, it’s important that you are aware of some basic nutrition tips to follow when you leave the dental chair. While that may sound a little strange to you, a healthy diet with the appropriate foods is vital to a speedy and healthy recovery for dental surgery patients. Keep reading to learn more. Drink Your…Read More

Are Dental Implants Safe For People With Crohn’s Disease?

There are hundreds of men and women who see our doctors every year to find out whether or not dental implants are right for them. These men and women come from all different kinds of backgrounds and demographics, and each one has a different medical history. All of these things factor into whether or not dental implants will be a good tooth replacement option from…Read More

What Types of Anesthesia Are Used in Dental Surgery?

For many of Lytle, Tate & Stamper’s Glendale patients, dental surgery is the first time they’ve ever had a surgical procedure performed. Whether you are getting a tooth extracted, having wisdom teeth extraction, a bone graft or other oral surgery procedure, knowing that you will be having surgery, even an outpatient procedure, can be upsetting. Because our doctors want to make you as comfortable as…Read More

The Importance of Dental Implants After Teeth Extractions

If you’re a Glendale resident who has been told you need a tooth or multiple teeth extracted, you’re likely researching your options for tooth replacement. As you may already know, to replace a tooth or a few teeth, you can get dental implants or a bridge. And to replace an entire jaw or mouth of teeth, you can get dentures. While bridges and dentures may…Read More

Making the Best Choice: Dental Implant or Root Canal

Deciding whether to get dental implants or a root canal when a patient has a diseased or otherwise compromised tooth is a hot topic issue. While most dental professionals, including our doctors, agree that priority should be placed on saving the natural tooth, not everyone agrees on when dental implants should be placed instead of performing a root canal. In our Glendale area offices, our…Read More

How to Minimize Infections After Dental Implants

Dental implants are the strongest, most state-of-the-art tooth replacement solution on the market today. When properly cared for, they are built to last an entire lifetime and can withstand the chewy, crunchy food you’d like to eat. Although it’s rare for Pasadena dental implant patients to get infections after having their implants placed, it does happen on occasion. An infection called peri-implantitis may occur, and…Read More

Factors That Can Influence Dental Implant Success

Pasadena dental patients who are going to take the time and make the financial investment to get dental implants want these tooth replacement systems to succeed. After all, implants are designed to last a lifetime, which is one of the many reasons that our patients choose to get them over dentures or bridges, which often need to be replaced. And while dental implants are intended…Read More