Thinking About Getting A Dental Implant? This Is How It Works

Posted on: 12 May 2015

A dental implant is a good option for replacing a lost tooth because it is strong and it looks natural. An implant consists of three pieces: implant screw, abutment, and crown. It takes several months to go through the entire process of getting an implant, as each part is added in stages. Here's how it works. The Implant Screw The dental implant itself is a small titanium screw. Titanium is used because it is accepted well by the body, which eliminates the fear of rejection and enhances the fusion with bone.
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Can Dental Implants Cause Nerve Damage?

Posted on: 17 April 2015

Replacing teeth lost due to trauma or disease is now as easy as making an appointment with your dentist to get dental implants. Like any other type of surgery, however, there are certain risks involved with getting these replacement teeth, and nerve damage is one of them. Here's more information about this issue. Causes of Nerve Damage from Dental Implants According to some statistics, the risk of complications resulting from dental implants is less than 5 percent.
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Pros And Cons Of Temporary Dentures: What To Expect

Posted on: 31 March 2015

People used to wait for about six months for their tooth extractions to heal before they could have dentures made. But thanks to temporary dentures, today, you don't have to wait for your permanent dentures. If your dentist has suggested temporary dentures, here are some of their benefits and disadvantages, besides what to expect. Advantages of Temporary Dentures There are several reasons for using temporary dentures, which are also known as intermediate dentures.
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Tired Of Crooked Teeth? 3 Great Types Of Braces To Consider

Posted on: 16 March 2015

If your teeth are growing in crooked, it's a good idea to consider getting braces. There are several types of braces out there, and in order to help you decide, you can consider this information. Clear Braces One of the most popular options for braces today is clear braces. These braces are essentially aligners that can be placed in your mouth. Over time, the aligners start moving your teeth into a straight position – allowing you to feel confident about your smile.
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