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Questions And Answers About Dental Implants

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Dental implants are prosthetic devices that are engineered to replace the root of a tooth. The implant is therefore more stable than most tooth replacement devices. Instead of simply relying on adjacent teeth to stabilize the implant, it is stabilized by the jawbone of the patient. If you are interested in receiving a dental implant you may not know what to expect from your procedure. Here are a few questions and answers about dental implantation to help clear things up:…

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2 Tips To Care For Your Braces Properly

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Whether the braces are worn by you or your child, it is crucial to know how to properly care for them. The right maintenance and precautions will ensure that the braces do their job and your entire mouth stays happy and healthy. While it may seem that having a mouth full of metal is the worst thing ever, having braces doesn’t have to be a traumatic experience. As long as you educate yourself on how to care for your new dental appliance, you’ll be fine.…

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Conventional Vs. Mini-Implants For Dental Loss

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Dental implants have advanced far beyond the conventional ones with which most people are familiar. Mini-implants have given more people options when it comes to finding temporary solutions to missing teeth. If you are considering dental implants, here is some information you need to know so that you can decide between conventional and mini-implants.   What Are Conventional Dental Implants? Conventional dental implants consist of an external screw that a dental surgeon inserts into your jawbone.…

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4 Reasons To Schedule An Emergency Dental Appointment

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If you’re ever dealing with a dental situation that could be serious, it’s a good idea to have a professional take a look at the situation. You want to make sure that you don’t create more dental problems by putting it off. Luckily, dentists make time in their schedule for emergency appointments. Take a look at the following information to better understand the reasons as to why you should schedule an emergency dental appointment.…

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Tips For Reducing Your Dental Costs

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Going to the dentist is an extremely important aspect of health care. However, dental costs can sometimes be too high to bear. Here are some tips that you can use to reduce the amount of money that you spend at the dentist, while still getting high quality dental work: Installment Plans One of the easiest ways to alleviate the financial burden of dental work is to spread out the cost over several weeks or months.…

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How Are Missing Teeth Predictors Of Future Health?

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Several studies have been performed and found tooth loss is a good predictor for cardiovascular issues and can lead to an early death in some cases. Research has shown the most common cause for death worldwide is from noncommunicable diseases. Periodonitis Periodontitis is an oral inflammatory disease associated with advanced tooth loss and has been linked to several noncommunicable diseases. The tissue that supports the tooth gets infected, and this infection can cause deep periodontal pockets and gingival bleeding.…

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4 Ways To Improve The Whiteness Of Your Teeth

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Tooth discoloration can occur when your tooth enamel becomes stained by the food or drink that you consume. For instance, coffee, tea and berries are known to discolor teeth. Tobacco can also cause yellowing. In addition, discoloration can be caused by medications, such as tetracycline, or congenital defects. Still, regardless of the nature of your discoloration, there are still ways to improve the whiteness of your teeth. Here are a few:…

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2 Dental Problems You Didn't Know Could Be Fixed With Dental Implants

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If you are like most people today, you have heard of dental implants and know they can replace missing teeth in a person’s mouth. What you may not know is that dental implants also come in handy for other dental problems. Here are two unique purposes for dental implants, and if you have either of the following problems, then you’ll be glad to know your dental problem can be fixed with implants, as well.…

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4 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth at Home

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Cosmetic dentistry is a wonderful and innovative form of dentistry that allows patients to enjoy the benefits of dazzlingly white and near perfect teeth. If you’ve always dreamed of having a beautiful smile, it can now be yours with the advances in cosmetic dentistry. One way to improve the appearance of your teeth is through whitening procedures. Most are simple and easy and lift your tooth color to a noticeably whiter shade in just a few applications.…

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Young Onset Dementia & Medications: Why Are Dental Implants Right For You?

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If you have young onset dementia and tooth loss, speak to your dentist about dental implants. Even if you establish a good oral care routine, antidepressants and other types of medications can reduce or limit the functions of your saliva glands. When your saliva glands can’t produce the right amount of fluids, you may develop dry mouth syndrome and advanced gum disease. Your dentist can then replace your lost teeth with dental implants. Here’s how your medications affect your oral health and why dental implants are right for you.…

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