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  • January 28, 2021

    What to Expect After Dental Implant Surgery?

    What Happens After Dental Implant Surgery? As with any other procedure, it is important to understand the healing process. Your recovery will depend on whether the doctor chooses one stage or multi-stage process for your implants. When you have one or more damaged teeth, your jawbone may be too soft ...

  • January 6, 2021

    How Dental Implants Improve Your Smile and Oral Health

    What Causes Teeth to Fall Out? Oral health issues can result in missing teeth. A healthy mouth and gums promote the bone and gum structure to hold teeth in place and to help you chew food correctly. Bad oral hygiene can cause periodontal conditions that weaken the bone structure and ...

  • December 14, 2020

    Relax at the Dentist with Sedation Dentistry

    Who Benefits from Sedation? Dental anxiety or bad past dental experiences Dislike the sounds and smells of the dentist office Have difficulty sitting still for long periods Need lengthy or complex dental treatment Have sensitive teeth or a sensitive gag reflex Sedation for Every Type of Patient Nitrous Oxide Alternately ...

  • December 8, 2020

    Look Your Best During the Holidays with Porcelain Veneers

    Understanding Porcelain Veneers Veneers are thin shells of porcelain material that are bonded to the front portion of your teeth. But unlike your natural teeth, which may be gapped, crooked, worn down, chipped, or uneven, porcelain veneers are hand-crafted to be the ideal tooth size, color, and shape for your ...

  • November 23, 2020

    Importance of Treating Gum Disease

    Gum disease won’t go away by itself A progressive and dangerous condition, gum disease begins when bacteria from plaque and tartar infect the gums. If not treated right away, gum disease can progress until it causes irreversible damage to oral structures and increases the risk of tooth loss. Gum disease ...

  • November 11, 2020

    Steps to Properly Care for Your Dental Implants

    Daily Care for Your Teeth Brushing and flossing continue to be an essential part of your oral health and should continue to be a part of your daily routine before and after surgery. Getting rid of bacterial plaque extends the life of your investment. When you neglect your dental health, ...

  • October 26, 2020

    Sedation Dentistry: Why Is It Beneficial?

    Which Patients Benefit? The usual types of patients that benefit from sedation dentistry include those with the following: Sensitive teeth Dental Anxiety Low pain tolerance Claustrophobia Sensitive gag reflex Previous dental trauma Fidgety behavior Positives of Sedation Dentistry The major benefit of undergoing sedation during a dental procedure, such as ...

  • October 11, 2020

    What is a Dental Implant and What is it Used for?

    The Dental Implant Surgery Dental implant surgery involves two steps. The first is to insert a titanium screw that serves as the root to hold the new artificial tooth in place. The second is to create a ceramic crown that will act, look, and feel like the natural tooth it ...

  • September 25, 2020

    How to Find the Right Dentist for Your Dental Implants

    Evaluate the Expertise of the Dentist Dental implant surgery is a specialized surgical dental procedure that requires a higher degree of expertise. Before choosing a dentist to provide implants, review both their training and experience. Training could be a specialty acquired in dental school or obtained through continuing education. Like ...

  • September 7, 2020

    The Major Health Benefits Of Laser Gum Surgery

    What Is Laser Gum Surgery? What exactly is laser gum surgery you might ask? Well it involves using a dental laser to precisely remove any damaged gum tissue and clear away harmful bacteria that is associated with advanced gum disease. Also, there are quite a few different advantages of that ...