19
Nov

5 Steps To Helping Your Implants Heal

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Thornhill Smile Centre focuses on replacing damaged or missing teeth and does so by utilizing the most advanced titanium and ceraroot zirconium oxide anchors on the market. Dental implants are a highly effective way of replacing missing teeth, and help to rehabilitate and correct jaws that have been severely handicapped by missing teeth. Our clinic is one of the few centres in North America that uses the non-metal zirconia ceraroot implants to replace missing teeth. If you have had a dental implant procedure or are planning on having one in the future, here are five steps you can take after to make sure your implants heal properly. Exercise immaculate oral hygiene. It is always important to keep your mouth clean, but it is so much more important when the mouth has experienced trauma after a…

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6
Nov

Tips For Implant Wearers

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Whether you are young, middle aged or an older adult – dental implants may be a part of your life. Not only do they look good, but they can help to improve your self-esteem and confidence tremendously. Before the procedure You will have to go for a complete dental exam that will more that likely include X-rays and molds of your mouth. Followed by a treatment plan, your dentist will take into consideration the amount of teeth that need to be replaced and the current condition of your jawbone. Your dentist will give you instructions on how to properly care for your dental implants. Oral health is very important to your overall health. The procedure Now it’s time for the procedure. This may be completed in only a few hours or can happen over several…

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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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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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24
Sep

What Are The Risks Involved With Dental Implants?

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Dental implants, whether for single or multiple teeth, have largely positive results. The procedure greatly enhances quality of life, giving you a new, youthful smile. As with any medical procedure, it’s important to go into it with a full understanding of what is involved, including any risks. What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are used to replace teeth that have been lost due to breakage, infection, or other causes. The dental implant, or crown, is placed in the spot where the missing tooth was. Depending how much bone loss has occurred, the procedure may require bone augmentation or gum alteration. The process can take months from start to finish, as it happens in steps and there is often a healing process. It is important to keep in mind that the procedure is very safe, with…

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