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All-on-4 Implants versus Dentures

When your dental health is compromised to the point where you’re missing all your teeth or the few remaining teeth you have are so seriously damaged as to need extraction, you may assume the only next step is to have dentures created.  At Uptown Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, we beg to differ. Dr. Velasco feels implant-supported dentures, specifically All-on-4 dental implants, are a far superior solution.  We’ve… Read More »


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Five Reasons You’re a Great Candidate for All-on-4 Dental Implants

If you’re missing a bunch of teeth, if most of your teeth on an arch are badly damaged or decayed, or if you have dentures that slip and are troublesome, odds are you’ve thought about dental implants. A dental implant is used to replace a missing tooth. The implant gets its name from the titanium implant that is screwed down into the jawbone in the hole formerly… Read More »

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Getting Ready for All-on-4 Dental Implants

If you’ve been missing most or all of your teeth, All-on-4 Dental Implants with Dr. Velasco and our team at Uptown Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry will be nothing short of life changing. The initial step of removing any remaining damaged teeth, placing the four implants on the top arch and bottom arch, and attaching your temporary full arch prostheses is all done in a single day, amazing… Read More »


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We Create Instant Smiles with All-on-4 Dental Implants

In Houston, we may not see it as much as some areas of the country, but check out this fact of our national oral health — over one tenth of Americans have lost all of their teeth. Wrap your gums around that one for a minute. Many have tried dentures but have found the experience not to their liking. So, they just opt for toothlessness. Here, that… Read More »


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At Uptown, We’re All on Board with All-On-Four

The American Dental Association estimates that over 35 million Americans have lost all of their teeth. Many of these people have struggled with dentures, dealing with slipping, the inability to eat sticky or overly hard foods, the decreasing ability to sense hot and cold in the foods they eat, and other problems. Plus, dentures don’t stop the process of the person’s jawbone deteriorating since the jawbone no… Read More »


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Patient Experience Story: All-on-4 Surgery

At Uptown Cosmetic & Dentistry, we love bringing joy to people’s lives by providing them with a smile they can be proud of. On the morning of her All-on-4 surgery, our patient shared with us that she has always wanted to fix her smile, but felt that she would never be able to do so. After her procedure, we showed her her new smile and she cried… Read More »


What are All-on-4 Dental Implants?

In a modern big American city such as Houston, it may be hard to imagine a person without any teeth. Yet the American Dental Association estimates that at least 35 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. Many of these people have tried full sets of dentures, but aren’t happy with the slipping, lack of being able to sense temperature, and the continued jawbone deterioration. Replacing… Read More »


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New Year, New You, The Benefits Of A Great Smile

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2018? We sure did and like most people our resolutions tend to center around improving health, improving good habits, ceasing bad ones and basically anything we can do to improve ourselves. The reality of most resolutions though is that by February we usually start losing that momentum and forget what we resolved to do. What if we had reminders… Read More »


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3 Reasons Why You Should Get the All-on-Four Procedure

So, a few weeks ago we answered some of the biggest questions about the All-on-Four procedure. Now we will go through the three biggest reasons why you should get the All-on-Four procedure at Uptown Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry. 1. Dr. Velasco’s Experience The most important reason why you should get the All-on-Four procedure is because of the experienced doctor that will be performing the procedure. When it… Read More »


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What is The All-On-Four Procedure?

Missing teeth or ill-fitting dentures can be a pain in the you-know-what. However, with the All-on-Four treatment from Dr. Velasco at Uptown Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, patients can transition to fixed, permanent teeth in one day. If you don’t know what the All-on-Four treatment is, keep reading to find out! New Teeth In One Day With the All-on-Four treatment from Dr. Velasco and his experienced staff at… Read More »


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