Looking into how much dental implants cost and getting a straight answer can be frustrating. But there is a reason for that. I’m Dr. Stephen Ratcliff. Thanks for stopping to read my blog. I know it can be frustrating to look for the cost of getting a dental implant procedure done and finding nothing solid […]
When you meet someone in Fort Worth who is missing a front tooth, what does that say to you? Do you wonder if they were in an accident? Do you automatically start making assumptions about their income, level of education and overall physical health?
Are you one of the many Arlington TX men and women who has had a tooth extracted? If the tooth had been bothering you, it may have been a relief. Unless, of course, the tooth was in the front of your mouth and now the gaping hole shows every time you smile. Ignoring it is […]
The best permanent tooth replacement treatment available to Fort Worth area people who are missing teeth are dental implants. A dental implant is a metal (ideally titanium) rod implanted into the bone to replace the missing root. The crown and supporting structure are securely and permanently attached to the rod. Titanium is amazingly strong and […]
Hello Arlington TX visitors, welcome to Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. Let’s talk about a tooth replacement option common in Arlington: dental bridges. While dental bridges have restored smiles for thousands of Arlington TX dental patients, they are not problem free. Many people with dental bridges find it impossible to keep the small areas […]
If you have had years of dental problems or are embarrassed by your teeth, our trust-building team at Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry can help you find the restorative dentistry procedure right for you. You could be a candidate for implant supported dentures or dental implants. A replacement for missing teeth, dentures can be […]
Hundreds of Fort Worth dental implant recipients have replaced missing teeth with jaw-bone anchored tooth implants. Unlike a dental bridge, a tooth implant consists of a titanium post inserted into the jaw bone. The bone meshes with the post to create a strong base for the natural-looking prosthetic tooth and dental crown that attaches to […]
Many Arlington dentistry clients who lose a tooth do not understand the importance of replacing it with a dental implant. They wrongly believe that one missing tooth is not a significant problem.