Month: May, 2013

My Experience Getting My New Teeth at Houston’s Brueggen Dental Implant Center, PART 3

Patient Kathleen Richards (44) of Houston Texas speaks to us about her smile makeover experience at the Brueggen Dental Implant Center.
My mother had arrived and she held my hand and said, “It’s all over!” Dr. Brueggen walked in a few moments later and spoke to me about the procedure. He said that they had to clear up a bit of infection, but otherwise, the procedure was very straightforward and there were no complications at all: that it had all gone off brilliantly and he couldn’t be happier. As soon as I felt strong enough to walk, my mom took me home and after fixing me a light supper I fell fast asleep…

Three Months Later…

Looking back at myself a mere three months ago, I cannot believe who I used to be. The Brueggen Dental Implant Center will tell you that they give patients new smiles, but what they should be saying is that they give patients a completely new lease on life too!

I spent two days at home in recovery, staring at my new teeth in the mirror, examining them closely. I couldn’t believe how similar they looked to the rest of my natural teeth. Pain and discomfort were hardly a factor, although I think I was just too excited to really notice or care! As soon as I could, I returned to work with my made-over smile.

In the weeks and months to follow, I gained confidence day-by-day. I began speaking out at work and I started spending time with friends again. Everyday, I dedicated time and effort to brushing and flossing my teeth. I even bought an anti-bacterial mouthwash to keep in the drawer of my desk at work. I refuse to dabble in bad oral hygiene again!

My concern for my new teeth spilled over into my diet and lifestyle…

I cut out sugar almost entirely and became far more health conscious. I started walking instead of catching the bus and I took the stairs instead of the elevator. In only two months, I shed 8 pounds. Now, at the third post-surgical month, I’ve lost 10! Only last week, I went for a different hairstyle and shopped for a new wardrobe to complement my new figure.

My friends are astounded at the difference having new teeth placed has made… they’ve also thankfully forgiven me for being such a “Negative Nelly!” I can’t thank Dr. Wayne Brueggen or the staff at the Brueggen Dental Implant Center enough. Each and every one of you changed my life for the better. I’m happier, far more confident and have even started dating again!

“The Brueggen Dental Implant Center will tell you that they give patients new smiles, but what they should be saying is that they give patients a completely new lease on life too!”