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Learn About Dentures

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If you are missing all of your teeth or you are going to be having the rest of them removed due to dental problems, then you really need to have your teeth replaced. Choosing to go without teeth is bad for you in a number of ways. Not having teeth can really affect your self-esteem. It will also make it hard for you to speak in a way that others understand without difficulty.…

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Dental Implant Crown Replacement

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You might think of a dental implant as a whole, complete tooth because that’s what it looks like and functions as once it’s been placed. The implant itself is actually a metal screw in your jaw meant to hold a natural-looking crown in place. Many patients never have to replace the implant itself, but crowns typically only last for 10 to 15 years. Crowns in the back of your mouth may need even more frequent replacement since they undergo more stress from chewing.…

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Senior Citizens And Teeth Trouble

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Aging affects you everywhere, and your mouth is no exception. No matter how careful you are with your health in general, sometimes dental issues fall by the wayside. A little knowledge about common dental problems for those in their later years may help you to avoid doing further damage. Read on to learn more about some of these teeth troubles. Inflamed Gums As you age, your body’s ability to fight off infection is reduced, and to make matters worse your mouth is usually full of bacteria.…

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3 Tips For Keeping Your New Dental Veneers In Good Shape For Years

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If you are considering obtaining dental veneers from your local cosmetic dentist or have already invested in a set of new, beautiful pearly whites, then it is important to know that proper care of dental veneers is a must to keep them in great shape for many years. While the average dental veneer lasts about 10 to 15 years before needing to be repaired or replaced, proper care can help them stay in great shape longer.…

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Get The Smile Of Your Dreams With These 3 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

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Are your teeth cracked, chipped, or discolored? Are you missing any teeth? If so, you probably aren’t too keen on showing off your smile. Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, you don’t have to hide your smile anymore. There are so many treatment options available to enhance the look – and the health – of your teeth. Here’s a look at three of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures that will allow you to put your best smile forward.…

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Fixed Dental Bridges: What To Expect

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If you have lost a tooth, your dentist may have recently prescribed a conventional fixed dental bridge to restore it. However, if you have never had a dental bridge, you may be apprehensive about this restorative option. Here is a bit of information about fixed dental bridges to help you better understand their benefits and what to expect: Fixed dental bridges are permanent appliances. A fixed dental bridge includes a false tooth to replace the tooth that you have lost.…

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Tips For The First Few Days After Getting Your Dental Implants

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Before you go in to have your dental implants put in, you will need to make sure that you are well aware of the things you need to expect to experience and the things you should be doing in the first few days after the procedure. This will help to ensure that you will heal properly, that you will be in as little pain as possible, and that you will not damage your newly added implants.…

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Why Visit Dentists If Your Teeth Feel Great?

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If you’re one of those people who are taking the time to floss and brush your teeth as recommended by the dentist, when it’s time for your bi-yearly dental appointment, you might feel inclined to skip it. You may not think there’s that much value in seeing any dentist if you feel fine. In fact, there are many reasons that a dental trip can be valuable even when your teeth feel fantastic.…

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Ghost Teeth And Pain: Explaining A Real Phenomenon

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There are all kinds of strange things that can happen with the human body. Most of them can be explained and resolved. Take “ghost limbs,” for example. This is a phenomenon that occurs when someone loses a limb in an accident. The limb is not there, but the person still feels like it is. The nerves in the end of the remaining stump are still signaling a limb that is not there, causing the person to feel his/her “…

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Selecting The Right Dental Crown For You

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Dental crowns can provide stability and strength to a tooth that is in need of some help. Many people use a crown instead of having dental bonding done, because the dental crown works well at holding the tooth together. There are 3 types of crowns that you can get, all of which have their own benefits. Full Dental Crown Much like the name implies, a full dental crown will be placed over the entire tooth.…

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