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Replacing Your Missing Tooth With A Dental Implant

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A dental implant is an important and effective solution for a patient that has suffered the loss of a tooth. While dental implants are capable of providing a patient with a lifetime solution for their missing teeth, they may not have realistic expectations as to what they should expect once they decide to undergo this treatment option. The Implants Will Have To Be Fitted To The Patient's Mouth An important step in the dental implant process can be fitting the implant for the mouth.

17 May 2022

Think About Wearing Invisible Braces

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Getting braces as an adult may feel embarrassing. You don't want to look like a teenager. You don't want to worry about what people are thinking of you when they look at you wearing shiny, silver braces. You can talk to your dentist about what your options are. Those options can include things like lingual braces, which are braces that are placed on the inside of your teeth. You may also get something like Invisalign, AKA invisible braces.

5 April 2022

Tips For Reducing Dental Anxiety In Your Child

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Many children become anxious and afraid when they have to go to the dentist. If you have been thinking about ways in which you can help to ease your child's dental anxiety, the good news is that there are a few things you can do. When you apply these techniques consistently, you should see a reduction or elimination of your child's anxiety. Read Books About the Dentist There are several books out there that are aimed at helping to reduce dental anxiety in children.

28 February 2022

Why Do You Need A Crown After A Tooth Filling?

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For many people, getting a tooth filled is no big deal, with it only involving going to the dentist's office to have the decayed material drilled out and a new filling put in its place. But sometimes, you might have a dentist tell you that putting a dental crown over the tooth is necessary, or is at least a good idea. If you're wondering what this is about and why you may need it, then here's a brief explanation of why some cavities require dental crowns.

14 January 2022

Treatment Options For Impacted Teeth

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Impacted teeth are teeth that are unable to erupt through the gum tissue. This issue most commonly affects the wisdom teeth; however, your canine teeth can also become impacted. Occasionally, impactions can be partial, which means that the teeth have partially broken through the gums. Impacted teeth do not always cause symptoms and are sometimes only revealed in a dental x-ray. When symptoms are present, they may include pain when chewing and opening your mouth, an unpleasant taste in your mouth when biting down, and bleeding gums.

2 December 2021

Why Choose A Dental Implant Over A Bridge For A Single-Tooth Restoration?

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There are multiple reasons to choose a dental implant instead of a fixed dental bridge for a single-tooth restoration. Here are a few of them. A Dental Implant Can Help Promote Good Jawbone Health The stimulation from the pressure received by a tooth during mastication is transferred to the bone of the jaw, where it encourages the tissue to produce additional bone cells. The constant production of new cells maintains the girth and health of the jawbone.

26 October 2021

4 Crucial Signs You Should Visit The Dentist Office

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Dental health is as important as your overall health and can affect your quality of life. Therefore, you should consider visiting a dentist's office for teeth cleanings and check-ups. But when should you visit the dentist office to seek help due to a dental problem? Watch out for the following critical signs that indicate you need professional dental intervention. 1. Extreme Toothache Pain and swelling are your body's ways to communicate that you have a problem.

16 September 2021

What Is Invisible Orthodontics?

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Orthodontics has proven to be an effective way of straightening teeth and correcting tooth misalignment issues over the decades. However, one aspect of orthodontics that puts some would be patients off is the visibility of braces. Traditional braces are almost impossible to conceal during your day-to-day activities. This is why many patients turn to invisible orthodontics. But what exactly is invisible orthodontics? Invisible orthodontics is a more discreet way to correct malocclusion.

5 August 2021

A 3-Step Guide To The Dental Implant Procedure

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Have you ever considered dental implants to replace missing teeth but hesitated because you need more information? Once you understand the process of installing new dental implants, it's easy to see why they are a popular and long-lasting option. This guide will introduce you to the 3-step dental implant procedure. 1. Preparation When you ask your dentist about dental implants, they will be able to tell you whether you are a good candidate for the procedure.

24 June 2021

How Can Implant Dentistry Help Get Your Smile Back?

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Are you looking to replace one or several missing teeth to enable you to smile confidently again? You have a good option for dental implants, which are drilled into your jawbone to look like real teeth. Implant dentistry offers a lifetime solution to missing teeth. Implants have several advantages over dentures and dental bridges. Here are some reasons to explore dental implants with your dentist. Implants Are Convenient Implant dentistry does not alter the shape of the adjacent teeth as is needed by dental bridges.

18 May 2021