Could you be at risk for Periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is the infection of the structures around the teeth with bacteria. Common early signs of the disease include swollen and bleeding gums. If left untreated, periodontal disease can destroy the structures that support your teeth in the jaw bone, causing your teeth to become so loose they have to be removed. Here are

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missing tooth

How can I fix my missing teeth?

The biggest question on most people’s minds who have missing teeth is what can I do to restore my natural smile? There are a number of options that are out there for you from traditional dentures to implants to implant-supported dentures. Traditional dentures that sit on top of your gums are available but can cause

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What are the benefits of Veneers?

In today’s dental world, there are many popular treatments available for patients looking to improve their smile. Some are better options than others, depending on what your preferences are and what your budget is. We’ll explore how these options differ from veneers, one of the most popular dental treatments today. Veneers are thin pieces of

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root canal

Why is a Root Canal even necessary?

The classic cultural stereotype of a root canal is painful and even unnecessary is false. Root canals are a safe, routine procedure that is designed to prevent decay from spreading. Ignoring a decaying tooth can lead to a greater problem with the formation of abscesses in the jaw, which can severely impact your quality of

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Osteointegration of Dental Implants

What is Osteointegration of Dental Implants?

There are often a lot of confusing dental and medical terms that are used around the process of getting a dental implant placed. One of the most common words is “osteointegration” or sometimes called “Osseointegration.” Both mean the same thing: the connection between living bone tissue and the surface of an implant. When it comes

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What are metal implants made of?

A common question when it comes to implants is what exactly rare they made out of? While there are a variety of materials used to make the crown of the implant – the crown is the tooth-like portion that forms the top of the implant – the actual metal post that is set into the

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