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Mini dental implants are a modern alternative to traditional implants. While implants are a very attractive option for those missing teeth, mini dental implants can help those who may not be candidates for traditional implants. In this article, we will discuss who should consider mini dental implants. The Benefits …

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While radiography technology has been around for some time now in the form of X-rays, MRI, and CAT scans, these two-dimensional radiographs are not on the same level as three-dimensional images. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is able to provide three-dimensional images with a beam that’s cone-shaped rather …

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The enamel surface of our teeth is strong; in fact, it is the strongest substance in our bodies. Despite this fact, tooth decay is still a problem for many people as every time we eat, our tooth enamel is weakened. Although tooth enamel has the capability to rebuild itself, the typical American diet of sugar and …

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If you wear dentures or are planning on getting them, you have probably heard about dental implants. You may also have heard many myths about surrounding dental implants, such as their extremely high cost, the length of time they take, or their inability to be effective. These claims are simply untrue, and dental …

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“Flapless Surgery” takes place when a dental implant is inserted into the mouth without exposing the gingiva (gum). It is a minimally invasive approach that has the potential to decrease bone loss and soft tissue inflammation while decreasing surgical time. Flapless Surgery is a very detailed procedure that …

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When considering restorative dentistry treatment options, patients often consider and compare dental implants and dental bridges. Understanding the difference between the two, and which one may be a better option for your smile, is the topic of this video post from and Dr. Gerald Marlin, a leading prosthodontist …

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Dental crowns or caps, as they’re commonly called, can replace a large surface of a tooth that has been damaged, decayed or treated with a root canal. A crown can restore a damaged tooth and make it strong, functional and attractive. Crowns can be made of a composite resin, metal or porcelain. While crowns are …

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A common question that I hear from patients considering or looking for restorative dental care is, ‘What is a Prosthodontist?’ As a result of that rigorous education and clinical instruction, this dental specialist has obtained the additional knowledge and skills that usually translate to more …

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If you’ve thought about getting dental implants, it’s not uncommon to consider the cost of the treatment when weighing your options. There is no doubt that dental implants cost more than dentures, bridges or crowns and many people find the cost of implants to be so high that they assume they can’t afford them …

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