Teeth Replacement Options

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As a person ages, the likelihood that they will lose a large number of teeth increases. Many older people suffer from a condition called periodontitis, which is a severe form of gum disease. The condition causes deep pockets to develop between the gums and the teeth. These pockets harbor large numbers of bacteria that can migrate to the bones of the jaw. Since the teeth are held in place by the sockets of the jawbones, they can loosen as bone material is lost.…

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4 Ways To Improve Your Smile Through Cosmetic Dentistry

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It’s natural to be self-conscious about certain parts of your appearance. Everyone has parts of their body that they’d change if they could. However, if your smile is making you unhappy, you should know that you can easily change it with the help of cosmetic dentistry. Here are four ways cosmetic dentistry can help you improve your smile: 1. Get your teeth straightened. Crooked teeth is one of the most common reasons people feel self-conscious about their smile.…

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Attack Of The Red Dye: Valentine's Day Candy And Your New Dental Implant

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Valentine’s Day is coming, and with it, wine, candy, and more goodies that could result in tooth stains. If you have a new dental implant, this can be bittersweet news because some of that candy (as well as the red wine) can leave stains behind. Implant crowns are generally tough when it comes to staining, as long as they haven’t been exposed to abrasive materials. But the bonding material, and the fact that this is not a natural tooth that extends into the gumline, both pose problems for candy eaters.…

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