Dental Implants


What Are the Consequences of Tooth Loss?

Suffering the loss of one or multiple teeth can be a shocking experience, especially if it means adjusting the way you have to speak, chew, or even the way you smile. Even more upsetting can be the various short-term and long-term consequences of tooth loss if the condition goes untreated. Although there are a few common reasons why some individuals do not seek treatment for their missing teeth – such as being unaware of potential health risks, fear/anxiety about going to the dentist, not sure if…

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Do I Need a Porcelain Crown?

Few examples of cosmetic or restorative dentistry are as versatile as the dental crown. These popular restorations are applied to protect and restore proper function to vulnerable teeth. At True Dentistry, dental crowns are crafted from a beautiful, durable porcelain material that can provide long-lasting support, and they ultimately play an irreplaceable role in several different types of procedures. In addition to both functional and oral health benefits, dental crowns can also serve to conceal a variety of aesthetic imperfections while simultaneously bringing out the beauty…

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What Are My Options for Tooth Replacement?

Losing a tooth is challenging enough. At True Dentistry, we make finding a dental treatment for your specific needs easier. There are a variety of solutions for tooth replacement, and our team can help you figure out what is best for you.  Our practice offers a wide range of options to replace missing teeth, with the most popular solution being dental implants. Dental implants can address a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth. Customized to provide the best possible fit and appearance, they are designed…

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How Many Implants Will I Need for My Implant Denture?

Implant dentures are a state-of-the-art solution for replacing a full arch of upper and/or lower teeth. Each custom denture is secured within the mouth by at least four dental implants that have been surgically inserted into the jawbone. When four dental implants are used, the treatment method is called All-On-4®—which has become a popular and widely-known name for the implant denture procedure. While the All-On-4® approach can deliver great results, our implant dentists—Scott Hamblin, DDS and Joseph G. Willardsen, DDS—sometimes prefer to place six or even…

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What Is the Difference Between Bridges and Dental Implants?

A missing tooth can significantly impact both the function of your bite and the beauty of your smile. At True Dentistry, we offer two solutions for missing teeth that can restore your ability to speak and chew with ease: dental implants and bridges. Dental bridges are a more traditional form of tooth replacement that can fill in the gap left behind by a missing tooth. Fixed bridges are composed of two porcelain crowns on each end with one or several artificial teeth bonded between them. Though…

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Dr. Joseph Willardsen Helps Woman Run Over by Two Cars Regain Her Smile on The Doctors

On a recent episode of The Doctors, Dr. Joseph Willardsen and his brother, Dr. John Willardsen, join forces to help restore the smile of a woman who was tragically injured when she was hit by two cars. Jasmine, a mother of four, was run over, left for dead, and barely survived the accident. Luckily, she was saved by a kind stranger who called 911, the emergency medical personnel dispatched to the scene, and the many doctors and nurses who repaired her life threatening injuries. Jasmine’s physical…

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Las Vegas Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Dental Implants and Missing Teeth Replacement

Dr. Joseph Willardsen replaces missing teeth with dental implants to give his patients at True Dentistry rejuvenated and youthful smiles without the hassle of dentures or bridges. Las Vegas, NV – Though dentures and bridges have long been used for tooth replacement, dental implants can provide an innovative alternative with many distinct advantages, says Dr. Joseph Willardsen, a cosmetic dentist in Las Vegas. Dr. Willardsen has focused his career on cosmetic and restorative dentistry and, with a history of working with high-profile clients ranging from professional…

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How To Choose A Dentist For Dental Implants

When considering dental implants, selecting a dentist can be just as important as choosing the implant materials. Dental implants are an innovative alternative to traditional dentures and bridges, but the procedure for dental implants is also more invasive and complex. Therefore, if you are considering dental implants, we suggest spending some time researching the qualifications of your dentist. A smile gallery or patient testimonials can be a good place to start. With these resources, you can view the results and hear the stories of real patients…

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How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

When it comes to tooth replacement, dentures and bridges are the traditional solution. However, with benefits such as easy maintenance and natural looking results, dental implants continue to rise in popularity at True Dentistry. As patients decide whether dental implants are right for them, a question we are frequently asked during the consultation process is: what goes into the cost of the procedure? Are dental implants worth the price? There are several factors and variables that go into the pricing of a dental implant, including: Titanium…

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Are Dental Implants Right For Me?

There are few cosmetic concerns that upset our patients at True Dentistry more than a missing tooth. In the past, patients with missing teeth had to resort to dentures or bridges to provide a replacement. Unfortunately, these solutions can sometimes be uncomfortable, involve messy adhesives, or create an “artificial” look. With dental implants, you can replace a missing tooth – or a row of missing teeth – and achieve results that both look and function just like your natural teeth. Ideal candidates for dental implants include…

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