Dentist

  • Understanding Bone Grafts For Dental Implants

    Dental implants offer a great cosmetic dentistry option for people in need of permanent tooth replacement, but some people do not have adequate bone structure for dental implants. If you have this issue, your dentist may recommend bone augmentation before you have a dental implant procedure. Understanding how bone augmentation works can prepare you for your procedure. Here are three things you should know about bone grafts. Bone Grafts Or Donor Tissue
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  • 4 Foods You Should Be Eating For Your Teeth

    Everyone knows how important it is to brush your teeth often. This is one of the most important things when it comes to oral care. However, in addition to brushing your teeth it is also important that you eat foods that will keep your teeth clean and healthy. Here are a couple foods to eat that you may not have known were good for your oral health. 1. Carrots and Apples
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  • 3 Ways To Prepare For A Successful Dental Implant

    Dental implants are prosthetic teeth that are used to replace natural teeth that have been lost from decay or trauma. An implant, is surgically placed inside the jawbone of the patient, where it fuses with the bone through a healing process called osseointegration. Once the implant has properly healed and stabilized, in cases of a single-tooth replacement, it can be topped by an abutment and a dental crown. However, in instances where there are multiple teeth missing, the dental implant may serve to stabilize a dental bridge or an overdenture.
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  • Missing Some Teeth? An Overview of Dental Bridges

    If you are missing some of your teeth, then you may want to find a permanent solution that's minimally invasive. A dental bridge may be a good option since it meets this criteria. The information offered below will help you to learn about the process for having a bridge put in, what makes you a good candidate for getting one, and what you can expect after it is put in.
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  • Dental Implants: How To Care For Them And How They Differ From Natural Teeth

    Dental implant technology has changed dramatically over the past two decades. Today it is possible to have missing teeth replaced with natural looking, permanent dental implants in only a few visits to your dentist. While dental implants look and feel like natural teeth, they are different in a number of ways and require a bit of extra special attention to stay healthy. When you care for your dental implants properly, they should last permanently.
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  • 3 Reasons Your Tongue Just Grew A Fuzzy Layer

    You start to brush your teeth one morning and suddenly discover that your tongue has sprouted a new fuzzy layer on its surface. No, you're not turning into a werewolf from the inside out. Fuzzy tongues aren't uncommon and the causes tend to be both benign and easy to treat.                                                                                                       Here are a few of the reasons your tongue could have grown a fuzzy layer.  Hairy Tongue Hairy tongue is one of the few causes of darker colored tongue fuzz.
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  • Don't Let a Dental Concern Hold You Back

    Your outward appearance should never be overlooked. While what's inside is very important, people will sometimes more readily judge and interact with you based on how you look. This is true when it comes to developing relationships and even getting a new job. Nowhere is this statement truer than when it comes to your smile. When you speak, people's eyes will be drawn to your mouth. It's imperative that you're always representing yourself in the best light.
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  • Oral Health And Overall Health: 5 Conditions That Might Be Caused By Poor Oral Health

    Good oral hygiene isn't just important for your teeth, it's important for your entire body. Believe it or not, several health conditions can be linked to having poor oral health. So if you aren't convinced so how important teeth are now, you will be soon. Here are five health conditions that might be caused by poor oral health: 1. Heart Disease Dental health has been shown to have a direct connection to the heart.
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  • Beyond Bleaching: How To Whiten Intrinsically Stained Teeth

    It can be very frustrating to see something working for other people yet have no effect on you. For tooth-whitening products, however, this is not unusual. And it also doesn't mean that there's nothing you can do about the color of your teeth – so don't give up! Why Isn't Bleaching Working? If you have stains on your teeth and bleaching isn't working, it's most likely because you have discoloration of your dentin.
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  • Three Major Risks Of Dental Bonding

    Dental bonding is an inexpensive and quick cosmetic treatment for dealing with minor teeth imperfections such as chipped, misshapen or colored teeth. However, it does have its risks that you should know about before proceeding with the treatment. Here are four examples of those risks: Allergy Reactions A few people are allergic to the common materials used in bonding or even the tools and instruments used in the process. If you are allergic to the treatment, then you may experience mouth  irritation and itchiness (especially the areas around the teeth).
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