Is the Dental Implant Process Painful?

A major concern for many of our dental implant patients is the possible pain associated with a medical procedure. While pain is quite subjective and can vary widely patient to patient, it is often reported that patients find the procedure much less painful than expected. Read More

What to Expect During the Dental Implant Recovery Process

Dental implant surgery is a very simple, safe, and uncomplicated surgical procedure. While the surgery itself is almost completely fail-proof (with over 90% success rate) and short, the recovery process is a bit long and can be discomforting. Follow the care instructions given by your dental implant surgeon to avoid any complications and speed up the recovery process.Read More

Does a Loose Dental Implant Need Emergency Treatment?

A loose dental implant can be alarming for a patient who realizes their typically secure tooth is feeling wobbly or out of place. This is not normal, and your doctor should be consulted right away – in our Glendale, Pasadena, and La Cañada locations, our expert staff is available to help when and if your implant becomes loose. Read More

Is Caring for Dental Implants Different than Natural Teeth?

A concern that many dental implant patients may have surrounds caring for their new smile. One of the most significant benefits of getting dental implants is that they look and function like natural teeth, more so than any other tooth-replacement option. Read More

Am I Qualified to Have an Emergency Dental Implant?

An emergency dental implant is an excellent option for patients who qualify. It expedites the dental implant process, restoring your teeth in a matter of a few hours. However, not all patients qualify for the emergency dental implant procedure. At our Glendale and Pasadena facilities, our team will analyze your specific case to see if an emergency procedure is the right treatment for you to get your smile healthy and glowing again!Read More

What Are the Symptoms of an Infection at the Dental Implant Site?

As with any medical procedure or surgery, there are very rare instances when infection occurs at the site of a dental implant. With an over 95% success rate, it is uncommon for dental implants to fail or become infected. At Lytle, Tate & Stamper, our doctors are seasoned dental implant specialists who will tailor an individualized approach to your treatment to ensure that your risk of infection is low to non-existent. Read More

The Benefits of Exparel for Your Dental Surgery Recovery Process

At our Glendale, Pasadena, and La Cañada offices, our team of doctors are experts at ensuring excellent post-surgery care and maximizing your recovery time and healing process. However, since 2012, Exparel has helped over 6 million patients worldwide with pain management following their dental surgery.Read More

Can My Body Reject Dental Implants?

Strictly speaking, your body can reject a dental implant. But, the good news is that it is very rare. Dental implants are the most adaptable and durable replacement for teeth roots, with up to 98% of the success rate. Even in 2% of unsuccessful cases, most happen due to dental implant failure. Read More