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The 411 On Full Mouth Dental Implants

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From dentures and veneers to implants, you will have many options if you need to restore your smile back to a healthy, functional, and appealing state. Unfortunately, if you are missing multiple teeth, certain options may not be the right restoration choice for you. Thankfully, full mouth implants are beneficial. This guide will help you understand the process and benefits of placing full mouth dental implants. The 411 on Full Mouth Implants…

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Don't Want a Root Canal? Here's How a Dental Crown Can Prevent It

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Root canals fill many people with dread and anxiety. While these tooth-preserving procedures are a far cry better than having a tooth pulled, it’s understandable if you don’t want to have to go that far. If you’re worried about one of your teeth because it’s painful or has an obvious cavity, you should get help right away, especially if you don’t want a root canal. Here’s how a simple dental crown could be the solution of choice for you - if you don’t hesitate.…

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Here's Why Baby Teeth Cavities Could Mess Up Your Child's Adult Teeth

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Nobody wants to see a child go through developing and having cavities, but you might think that in the long run, it’s not a big deal. After all, baby teeth are intended to fall out naturally on their own in order to make space for adult teeth moving in. However, deep cavities in baby teeth could potentially cause problems for your child’s adult teeth, too. Here are three potential issues your child could face.…

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Stubborn Gum Disease? Your Dentist Can Help

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Usually, if you start developing some gum soreness and other symptoms of gum disease, you can kick your brushing and flossing routine into high gear for a few weeks and the symptoms will go away. But what if they don’t? What if the gum disease persists? Then, it’s time to go to the dentist. They may recommend any one or more of these treatments. Scaling Scaling is a deeper cleaning protocol than the dental hygienist uses on the average patient.…

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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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How To Keep Your Dental Implant Clean While It Heals

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Getting dental implants is a multi-step process. Your dentist will see you several times to prepare you for dental implants, to remove a tooth if necessary, to install the implant, and then to mount the tooth on top of that implant. Immediately after you get the implants, you’ll be able to go home and rest while your gums gradually heal around it. Here’s what you need to do to ensure that you do a good job cleaning the area and stay healthy.…

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Helping Your Child Learn To Care For Their Teeth

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If your little one’s teeth have already erupted, it is important to help them establish good dental hygiene practices to protect their oral health. The teeth are subject to decay as soon as they present in the mouth. In fact, each time your child drinks or eats any substance that contains carbohydrates, the bacteria in the mouth feed on the sugars in the item. As they feed, the microbes release acid that eats away at the tooth enamel to cause decay.…

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4 Benefits Of Wearing A Retainer

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One of the best things you can do for yourself is to have a nice smile. This can allow you to feel more confident and having healthy teeth is ideal for better health. The good news is there are things you can do that will help your dental health. Wearing retainers offers a number of benefits and knowing what these are may be helpful to you. Benefit #1: Straighter teeth …

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