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5 Qualities of a Dental Implant Candidate

January 13, 2024

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Dentist discussing dental implant with patientBridges, partials, and dentures have been a trusted solution for tooth loss for decades. However, there’s another option to fill the gaps in your smile. A dental implant is the only treatment to replace both the tooth root and the crown. This provides unmatched benefits that aren’t possible using other treatments. 500,000 Americans every year are making the switch, but are they right for you? Here are 5 qualities of an ideal dental implant candidate. 

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A Fine Way to Restore Your Smile: Facts About Dental Implants

December 13, 2023

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Dental implant

Dental implants are the best way to replace lost teeth currently available. They are surgically placed in and naturally fused with the jawbone while being made of high-quality materials, allowing them to look and function just like real teeth. Dental implant treatments are becoming more common, and you’ve probably seen many people with them without even realizing it. Here are a few little-known facts about dental implants to help you see just how effective and lifelike they are.

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5 Popular Holiday Drinks That Can Hurt Your Teeth

December 12, 2023

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person sipping holiday drink

What brings you the most joy during the holiday season? For many, it’s the delightful array of seasonal treats. As festivities draw near, the anticipation of indulging in sweet and carb-filled beverages becomes a shared excitement. Yet, it’s crucial to acknowledge the potential impact of these drinks on dental health. In this guide, we’ll spotlight five holiday beverages that, while delicious, should be consumed in moderation to safeguard your teeth throughout the holidays.<

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How to Cook a Tooth-Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner

November 9, 2023

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Thanksgiving spread on a table

Everyone knows that the secret to a great Thanksgiving is good food. You might already have in mind what you want to make this year, but if you’re interested in protecting your oral health through the holiday season, there are a few more considerations you may need to make.

To show your family how thankful you are for them, you can come up with a Thanksgiving dinner that can preserve their oral health. Here are a few tips you may want to keep in mind.

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Are Dental Implants Covered by Dental Insurance?

October 19, 2023

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Many people believe dental implants are expensive, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. They are the most affordable overall because they have over a 95% success rate and are proven to last for 30 years or more. They reduce your oral health expenses to save money down the road. Although they cost more initially than other treatments, they are affordable for people from all walks of life. You can use your dental insurance, but time is running out. Here’s how to invest in a complete smile before your dental benefits expire.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Taking Care of Your Dentures

September 13, 2023

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Dentures

Dentures are an excellent way to replace lost teeth, but they require regular care and maintenance to stay in working order. Without the right care, dentures can become a breeding ground for bacteria that is uncomfortable to wear. Treated properly, your dentures can last up to ten years and look great the whole time. Here’s what you should do to keep your dentures performing at their peak.

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Does Teeth Whitening Work with Dental Implants?

August 11, 2023

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Smiling dentist

Dental implants are a great way to restore a smile after tooth loss, and they are in many ways stronger than natural teeth. While this makes them less likely to sustain damage such as chips or cracks, it unfortunately also means that they won’t respond well to certain treatments, including teeth whitening. While a patient with dental implants can still receive this treatment, it will require certain considerations to produce the optimal result. Read on to learn about getting teeth whitening if you have dental implants.

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When Will I Get My Invisalign Attachments Taken Off?

July 5, 2023

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Young woman with her Invisalign aligner

Invisalign aligners are incredibly sleek and low-profile, and yet they’re capable of aligning your teeth almost as well as traditional braces. Aligner attachments can add even more versatility to this style of orthodontic treatment, allowing them to address bite problems and target specific problem teeth.

These attachments are applied directly to the enamel. Considering that these attachments protrude from the tooth, you may wonder when these attachments will be applied and when they’ll be taken off. If you want to know more about the process of adding or removing aligner attachments, here’s some information you may find useful.

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Are Dental Implants the Best Tooth Replacement Option?

June 8, 2023

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Dental implants

If you’re missing teeth, you aren’t alone. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while 40 million are missing all of their teeth. Fortunately, there are several different tooth replacement options out there to restore the appearance and function of your smile. Dental implants are a very popular option, but are they the best way to replace missing teeth? Continue reading to learn more about how dental implants work and their numerous benefits.

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3 Procedures You May Need Before Getting Dental Implants

May 9, 2023

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patient viewing x-ray with dentists

Dental implants are widely endorsed as an ideal remedy for tooth loss, offering both aesthetic beauty and durability. By firmly inserting titanium artificial tooth roots into the jawbone, they provide a stable foundation for dental restorations such as replacement teeth or bridges. Given their lifelike appearance and increasing popularity, dental implants have emerged as a favored choice to achieve a flawless and robust smile. Nevertheless, before undergoing the implantation procedure, it is crucial to be informed about three vital preliminary treatments that may be required. Continue reading to unveil what these treatments entail.<

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