What is the dental implants procedure process?

There are many ways patients can benefit from having dental implants. This procedure involves replacing a tooth root with screw-like posts made of metal. It can be used to replace missing or damaged teeth. These implants have the appearance and function of natural teeth. It is often a welcome relief from dentures and bridgework. Reasons

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Making Wise Decisions About Your Teeth

In the event that you have enough space for wisdom teeth, and that they do not pose a problem to any of your adjacent teeth, wisdom teeth that remain in your mouth always need to be monitored for any signs of an infection or decay. It’s possible that there could be issues that arise years

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Benefits of Professional Tooth Whitening

Your smile is so important!  A beautiful smile can convey confidence, health, and even professionalism. Many people agree that a smile can make or break a social situation—or a first impression. One thing we know for sure: it’s important to take care of your teeth!  And one of the ways we do this is with

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Dental Exams & Sleep Apnea

It may come as a surprise to many, but oftentimes your dentist is one of the first people that may notice signs of a sleep disorder. Sleep apnea is a condition that involves blockage of the airway during sleep, which can cause chronic snoring.  Snoring, and other mild forms of sleep apnea, can cause a

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Do I Have a Dental Emergency?

It’s a good thing if you’ve never found yourself in a dental emergency situation, but it’s still important to know when to go to a dentist and why. Although some people might not think that the teeth are an important part of their health, dental care can become absolutely necessary if your teeth are injured

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What Can I Expect When I Get A Dental Implant?

Overall, this process can take several months, and may require some recovery between treatment sessions, but patients find the best long-term results with dental implants. This means no worrying about dentures (since the implants become a permanent part of your smile and don’t come in and out), no decay (because the implant is titanium), and

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Do You Need a Dental Extraction?

Have you been suffering from a toothache that is causing you pain and discomfort? You could possibly need a dental extraction to help you with the pain you’re experiencing. If your tooth has become broken or decayed badly enough that a crown or filling won’t fix it, then your dentist may want to extract (remove)

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Why Do I Need a Comprehensive Exam?

Even if you take exceptional care of your teeth at home, it’s still really important to have regular exams when you visit your dentist. Although it can seem like clean teeth are good enough, there are still some important things that your dentist should check for that can have a big impact on your overall

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What to Know About At-Home Tooth Whitening

It can seem like there’s no need to undergo professional teeth whitening if you can do it at home (it seems like there are an unbelievable amount of choices on the market!), but there are some things to know about whitening on your own time when it comes to both effectiveness and oral health. At-home

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