Denture Implants or Dentures: Which Is Right For You?

2018-05-09T10:17:45-04:00July 1st, 2018|

Choosing between dentures or implant dentures can be a difficult decision for you to make. Both options can help those who are missing teeth and they come in several forms to accommodate a variety of patients. It is important to understand the differences when making the decision to invest in teeth replacement therapy. Commonwealth Prosthodontics [...]

What Is A Prosthodontist and Why Do I Need One?

2018-04-04T08:55:46-04:00June 1st, 2018|

There are many sub-specialties in dentistry, but one you may have never heard about is prosthodontics. Prosthodontics play a critical role in the overall treatment of many individuals needing more than just general dental care. Commonwealth Prosthodontics is a full service dental practice that specializes in prosthodontic dentistry. What Is Prosthodontics? Sometimes called dental prosthetics, [...]

Why Should You Choose Dental Implants?

2018-03-14T08:01:13-04:00May 1st, 2018|

Until recently, the only cosmetic and functional options available for people with missing teeth were removable dentures or bridges. Today, advancements in technology offer a more permanent solution for missing teeth called dental implants. Dental implants are replacement teeth and tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) replacement teeth that are made [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

2018-03-13T08:26:15-04:00April 1st, 2018|

If you have a broken, chipped, or otherwise damaged tooth, there's a good chance that your dentist may recommend a dental crown as an option for treatment. Specifically, a dental crown is a "cap" that is placed over your existing tooth to provide added protection and strength; a dental crown can also improve or correct [...]

Five Reasons to Replace A Missing Back Tooth

2017-06-27T12:06:24-04:00August 1st, 2017|

Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. Implants are placed in the jawbone under the gums in order to secure dentures and crowns. This allows them to act more like natural teeth. They are very strong and you should be able to eat anything you like when you have a dental implant [...]

Teeth in One Day Treatment an Innovative Procedure Available For You

2018-02-06T08:04:07-04:00May 1st, 2017|

A missing tooth or worse several missing teeth at one time is not an enjoyable experience. Overcoming pain, if there is any, is the easy part. The self-consciousness makes smiling impossible. After a while, gummed food loses its flavor. Not to mention sharp edges, cut. You avoid eating publicly at all costs. Your quality of [...]

Precision Dental Implants: The Treatment for Missing Teeth

2017-04-12T06:43:24-04:00April 1st, 2017|

Life's greatest moments are often accompanied by a smile. Whether it's a graduation, a birthday, or simply a nice night out with a loved one, your smile can say a lot about your confidence. Fortunately, with the assistance of Commonwealth Prosthodontics, having that perfect smile to enjoy life's greatest pleasures is an achievable goal. Commonwealth [...]

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

2017-02-20T09:56:12-04:00March 1st, 2017|

If you have a cavity and need a filling, but would like to maintain a natural appearance, Commonwealth Prosthodontics offers composite fillings. Tooth- colored, or composite, fillings keep your teeth looking natural and can enhance your smile. You can even smile without anyone knowing you ever had a cavity or a filling. Benefits Composite fillings are strong [...]

Patient Testimonial on Precision Implant Dentures

2018-02-06T07:57:59-04:00February 20th, 2017|

Bill Hawk and his wife came to Commonwealth Prosthodontics in Richmond, Virginia, one at a time with the same request: I had hoped that my teeth would stay with me, but they’re giving me trouble. I don’t want to wear loose dentures. I do want to chew and converse normally -- and maintain my Baby [...]