What Are the Different Types of Dental Implants?

In casual conversation, “dental implant” is used to refer to any number of restorations that replace missing teeth, but technically speaking, a dental implant is really only the post that is placed in the jaw to provide support for these restorations. While the restorations address tooth loss above the gum line, dental implants address the consequences of tooth loss below …

What Can I Eat After Dental Surgery?

A common question we hear at Champagne Smiles is, “What soft foods can you eat after oral surgery procedures?” After oral surgery or dental implants, it’s important to eat soft foods that don’t require much chewing. Some ideas include: Soups, broths, and smoothies Yogurt or cottage cheese Mashed potatoes, cauliflower, avocado or carrots Scrambled eggs Oatmeal blended with a banana …

How to Find the Best Dental Implant Specialist Near You

Dental implants are an investment, so it’s important to take the time to find the best dental implant specialist near you in order to ensure that you get the results you deserve. Unfortunately, there are many dentists who claim to be dental implant experts, but don’t have the education, training, and experience to back up those claims. Although we hope …

How Much Do Same-Day Crowns Cost in Monmouth County, NJ?

Same-day crowns offer all of the benefits of traditional crowns, with none of the hassles. You won’t need to make two appointments and you won’t need to wear a temporary restoration for weeks while you wait for your permanent crown to be fabricated. With so many benefits, you might assume that same-day crowns are more expensive than traditional crowns, but …

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost in Monmouth County?

If you’re considering dental implants, you probably know all about the process and the benefits, but what you really want to know is: how much do dental implants cost? As the premier provider of dental implants in Monmouth County, this is naturally a question we get often here at Champagne Smiles, and unfortunately, the answer is a little bit complicated. …

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What to Expect From a Smile Makeover

At Champagne Smiles, we’re dedicated to giving you the smile you’ve always wanted––because everyone deserves a Champagne Smile. One of the treatments we offer in our Monmouth, NJ office is a smile makeover. The patients we see for this procedure often spend most of their lives feeling unhappy with their smiles. Seeing their transformation is one of the most gratifying …

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Does It Pay to Go on a Dental Implant Vacation Overseas?

So-called “dental vacations” have become increasingly popular as people travel outside the United States in order to get cheaper dental work. Dental implants, in particular, are one of the most commonly sought procedures overseas because insurance rarely covers the cost and they must be paid for out-of-pocket. Here’s what you should know before you book a dental implant vacation. First, …

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Need a Full Mouth Reconstruction? Here’s What You Should Know

“You deserve a champagne smile.” It’s not just our practice’s motto, it’s something we truly believe. If you need a full mouth reconstruction, you probably have a lot of mixed feelings: anxiety, of course, but also a little bit of excitement at the prospect of having the smile you’ve always wanted. Extensive dental work can be scary, but in our …

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Dental Implants vs. Bridge: Know Your Options

For many years, there was one main option for patients missing a tooth: replace it with a bridge. In recent decades, dental implants have become an increasingly-popular alternative option for tooth replacement. Implants are the next best thing to natural teeth, making them a top choice of dentists and oral surgeons, but they’re not the right solution for every patient. …

Sedation Dentistry: Know Your Options

Sedation Dentistry: Know Your Options

As dental professionals, we don’t exactly like knowing that so many patients dread their visits with us, but we certainly understand! Whether it’s a prior bad experience, a fear of the unknown, or a reluctance to give up control, it’s not uncommon to fear going to the dentist. When it’s not just a case of the nerves, but instead a …