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Feel Confident About Dental Implants By Learning About Success Rates & Patient Satisfaction

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As you consider getting dental implants to replace some missing teeth, you no doubt look forward to some functional improvements as well as making your smile look more attractive. You might have wondered how successful these devices are and whether people are generally satisfied with their dental implants. You’ll be glad to learn about the excellent results and research confirming the positive psychological and physical effects. Dental Implant Success Rate There are different kinds of dental implants, such as rods made of metal and rods...

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2 Potential Childhood Dental Issues—and the Potential Solutions

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Infants and young children depend on parents to maintain proper oral health care. It’s important to meet with your family or pediatric dentist for frequent checks and to follow the oral healthcare advice provided. But the best intentions don’t always prevent childhood dental issues from developing. Here are a couple of common dental problems in young children and the potential ways you and the dentist can help your child have a brighter dental future. Early Childhood Caries Early childhood caries are severe cavities that can occur...

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Dental Implants: Qualifications For Restoring Missing Teeth With Titanium Implants

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Implant dentistry is the use of titanium rods to secure crowns permanently into your mouth, creating natural-looking teeth where teeth are missing. Although many people can benefit from this technological advance in dentistry, not everyone is a viable candidate for this type of restorative dentistry. Your Age Matters When Discussing Dental Implants Children and teenagers who have not stopped growing are not good candidates for dental implants. The implant is permanent, and putting a titanium implant into a growing jawbone isn’t going to...

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Teeth Cleaning: Are You Using The Correct Flossing Tips?

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A large number of people neglect to floss although they know they shouldn’t do this. In any good dental hygiene routine, flossing is an essential element. It is not possible to clear away all food debris and bacteria build-up by just brushing. You can help ward off tooth decay and loss of teeth with correct flossing. But what technique should you use for flossing? Here are some of the fundamental rules for correct flossing.   The 5 Basic Rules for Correct Flossing Make sure you floss every day. A lot of people like...

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Warning Signs It’s Time To See A Periodontist

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A periodontist is a specialized dentist who focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating advanced stages of gum disease (such as periodontitis). Many periodontists also specialize in dental implants. Your regular dentist’s office may or may not have a periodontist on its staff; if not, and if you’re having problems with your gum or jaw bone health, you may need to be referred to a specialist. Here are a few of the most common warning signs that it’s time to schedule an appointment with a periodontist. Your Gums Bleed...

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Don’t Ruin Your Visions Of Sugarplums With A Toothache This Holiday Season

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Think about the holidays and you probably have visions of family gatherings, office parties, and, of course, plenty of holiday goodies. With tables laden with cookies, cakes, and pies to tempt you, it’s difficult to keep your teeth healthy as you enjoy the season. Don’t ruin your “visions of sugarplums” with a painful toothache on the night before your Christmas celebration. Use these helpful tips to protect your teeth. Tip #1 – Drink Water After Eating   When you’re bustling about from party to party or...

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Light-Accelerated Bleaching

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your smile says a lot about you. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 99.7% of people believe a smile is an important social asset and nearly three-quarters believe people with an unattractive smile may be hurting their chances at a successful career. In one survey, when asked what they would most like to improve about their smile, the majority of individuals responded with, “whiter, brighter teeth.” Whitening or bleaching teeth is the most common cosmetic dental procedure, and while many...

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How to revent A Root Canal

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your endodontist has gone to school and studied endodontics for many years just in order to perform root canals, and you appreciate that.  But it might be best if you try to prevent having to go see him altogether.  Root canals are the best solution for tooth root infections, but they require a lot of pain and money.  The days and weeks leading up to your appointment might be painful, as tooth root pain is not fun.  The procedure, although it relieves a lot of the pain, is long and can be unpleasant, to say the...

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Have A Good “Filling” At Your Next Dental Visit: Debunking Cavity Myths

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The word “cavity” strikes fear in the young and old alike. Many dread or even avoid the dentist chair because they feel that cavities are unavoidable. However, understanding some common myths about cavities may help you take better care of your teeth and avoid those fillings and dental costs. Myth #1: The award for “Most Cavities” goes to the kids People assume that kids are always going to have more cavities than adults. They drink all the soda and eat all the candy they want, right? Well, not necessarily. Over the...

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Dangers Of Leaving Wisdom Teeth In Your Mouth

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most people will start to develop their wisdom teeth between the ages of 17 and 25. They are indeed called wisdom teeth because they start to grow in later in life when people are considered to start gaining some wisdom. Many people will remove these teeth shortly after they begin to develop. Is this really necessary? Doesn’t this affect your ability to chew? As it turns out, wisdom teeth are not actually needed and can begin to cause problems if not properly taken care of. Complications from Not Removing Wisdom Teeth 1. Shifting...

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