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Am I Too Old or Too Young to Get Dental Implants?

At 38th Street Dental, we often hear, “Am I too young or too old to get dental implants?” While there is a minimum age, it's…

Posted by Mike Meek, DDS on Dec 14, 2023

Dental Implant Failure: What Are the Signs and How Can I Prevent It?

Implant failure is rare but needs to be considered. Learn more about the signs of implant failure and how to minimize your risks.  

Posted by Mike Meek, DDS on Jun 17, 2023

Traditional Dental Implants vs. All-on-4: Which Is Right for Me?

Dental implants offer amazing oral health benefits with a few placement options like All-on-4. Learn about the differences and which type may be right for…

Posted by Mike Meek, DDS on May 10, 2023

Which Tooth Is the Dental Implant? A Four-Year Treatment Followup

Are dental implants easy to spot? Can you notice a crown supported by a dental implant? Check out these actual patient photos to see if…

Posted by Dr. Meek on Jun 22, 2021

Just a Nice Outcome: A Successful Dental Implant Revision

A patient came to us with botched dental implants. Here's how a revision procedure helped rehabilitate the patient's oral health, corrected the function of the implants, and improved…

Posted by Dr. Meek on Jun 08, 2021

Case Report: 17-Year Follow-up on Dental Implant Restored by Dr. Meek

How long do dental implants last? Let's look at an implant-supported crown our dentists worked on in 2004. Now 17 years later, the results of…

Posted by Dr. Meek on May 05, 2021

History of Dental Implants

Patients considering dental implant treatment at 38th Street Dental can learn about the history of this revolutionary treatment.

Posted by Mike Meek, DDS on Dec 23, 2019

All-on-4 Aftercare

Proper All-on-4® aftercare means dental implant success for years to come. Dr. C. Mike Meek and Dr. David. J. Tasch offers some tips and advice.

Posted by Mike Meek, DDS on Sep 22, 2019

How to Reduce Discomfort after Dental Implant Surgery

It's common to experience some pain during recovery from dental implant surgery. Here, we'll discuss how to reduce discomfort after dental implant surgery.

Posted by Mike Meek, DDS on Aug 22, 2019

Smoking and Dental Implant Failure

Smoking increases the risk of dental implant failure, gum disease, and further tooth loss. Our dentists discuss the dangers of tobacco products.

Posted by Mike Meek, DDS on Jul 22, 2019

The team at 38th Street Dental

38th Street Dental

38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, utilizes the latest proven technology to provide you personalized dental care. Dr. Meek and Dr. Tasch are members of local and national dental associations, including:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Texas Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The Capital Area Dental Society

To schedule an appointment, call us at (512) 458-6222 or contact us online today!

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