26
Oct

4 People Who Shouldn’t Get Dental Implants

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Dental implant surgery can make a world of difference and in the vast majority of cases, the surgery goes off without a hitch and patients leave happy, healthy, and recovering on schedule. There are, however, cases where we are either unable to or recommend against performing the procedure because of pre-existing medical or physical conditions that may complicate the procedure and the necessary healing process. There are 4 types of people who should not get dental implants: People with not enough bone When you lose a tooth, you often lose bone with it. Dental implants require that you have enough existing jaw bone in place to allow the implant to connect to and be accepted by the bone. If there is not enough bone to do this, there is a chance that the implant will…

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16
Oct

Biggest Myths About Tooth Restoration

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Like many health care myths, misconceptions about tooth restoration are generally formed from off-the-cuff observations, conflicting studies, or ideas that have been passed down classroom to classroom. While on average, the health care services provided in Canada are competitive with world-class standards, there are some dental myths floating around the profession which should be cleared up. Knowing the truth behind these myths will help you make better choices in choosing your dental services and caring for your pearly whites. Myth 1: Having dental implants installed is a long and drawn out process Dental consultations for tooth restoration assess how well your jaws and teeth can support dental implants. Unfortunately, at this point many dentists will insist that dental implants must happen in stages: The tooth is removed and bone is allowed to heal for months.…

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7
Oct

4 Tips To Care For Your Dental Implants

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The general principles of dental hygiene applies regardless of the make of your teeth, so your usual routine of caring for your mouth won’t change much after an implant procedure. Immediately after the surgery to implant the artificial teeth, there will be a period where the tissue in your gums and jaw require a bit more maintenance to help with healing. Let’s review in detail how having artificial teeth affects flossing, brushing, and everything else. Brush twice a day while flossing daily Bacteria still live in your mouth, and plaque will accumulate on any surface in your mouth, even on the outside of artificial teeth. While cavities won’t form on the implants, gum tissue and bone can still be affected by plaque accumulations.. The buildup of plaque can irritate gums and sometimes lead to gum…

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