25
Jun

Dental Implants 101: What Are They, Who Needs...

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Dental implants replace your weak, damaged, or missing teeth for a permanent solution by installing stable structures in your jaw. It’s a process that cleans up the dysfunctional teeth so that you can have a fresh start from your history. Many people feel so self-conscious about their teeth that the last thing they want is to go to a dentist for an examination. When this is the case, periodontal disease can worsen, leaving your mouth in an even more dire state. Whether you need only one tooth or several teeth replaced, it’s essential you understand your dental implant options and discuss them with your dentist as early as possible. How Can An Implant Be So Stable? If you’ve ever seen a diagram of your mouth, the teeth actually extends downwards past the gums into a…

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17
Jun

Common Causes For Tooth Loss

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Everyone is susceptible to tooth decay and tooth loss in old age is common, but that doesn’t mean that you should just accept it and deal with the consequences later. Tooth loss for many is preventable. If you have lost a tooth or several teeth, dental implants will remain your best option for replacing them. These implants act just as your natural teeth do and give your mouth the ability to act as it would without missing teeth. The causes for missing teeth can be grouped into two general categories: trauma and disease. Of course, there are those whose baby teeth are never replaced by an adult one, but that should be of no surprise as the congenital absence would have been noticeable as a child. Trauma Means Physical Stress The outside of your teeth…

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11
Jun

What’s Your Best Option: All-On-4, 5 Or 6?

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Same-day dental implants are a clear improvement over the long and often painful process of removing the teeth and having to wait for dental implants to heal while wearing dentures. The temporary and final sets of teeth are attached to dental implants that will eventually fuse into the bone so it’s stable and will last for a long time. When 4, 5, or 6 dental implants are inserted, that forms a strong foundation for dental bridges or dentures. The dentist will space out the implants for the optimal geometric shape. Depending on the circumstance, the dentist will have to use more or less to achieve the desired stability for the underlying support. If your dental bone is insufficient, such as when periodontal disease has penetrated deeply past your gums, the dentist may use up to…

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3
Jun

4 Reasons You Want To Have Implants Placed Same...

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If you’ve talked to a friend about their dental implants, they probably talked about how long and sometimes uncomfortable the procedure can be. Fortunately, there’s a better way to replace your missing teeth, which benefits more than your schedule and your comfort; it’s also an asset to your bank account. Am I really saving money doing the procedures at once? You might think that the amount of time you’re spending under the knife and at the dentist’s office is the same regardless of whether or not you’re breaking the surgeries up. You will end up saving time when same day extraction and implantation uses a different procedure that’s less invasive. In other cases, the time you save by combining the procedures may not be significant, but you will be saving money by reducing the since…

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