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Dental implants are part of a procedure that’s done to replace a lost tooth or teeth by a surgeon to place a screw into your jaw that effectively holds the place of your lost tooth’s root. After getting a crown on the end, you’re done! If you’re considering dental implants, here are some things you should know. …

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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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Dental implants can seem like something of a miracle if you’ve lost a tooth or several teeth, especially if they’re clearly visible. These replacement teeth look just like real teeth and are generally screwed into the jaw. You take care of them just like real teeth and your dentist can make them blend in …

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Every individual tooth is a living thing, full of nerves and blood vessels. When a tooth is decayed so severely that it is dying, the traditional method for saving it is a root canal. Today, the availability of dental implants gives patients another option for treatment of a dying tooth. Instead of undergoing root …

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When several teeth are missing, or require removal, one must take significant steps to restore the functional bite. Proper chewing, speech and muscle integrity occur only when teeth, or their replacements, are arranged side-by-side and in an upright position. After all, a normal, closed bite creates approximately …

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There are several things in the body that change with age, and your teeth and mouth are no exception. Although you might brush and floss your teeth on a regular basis, there is natural wear and tear on the teeth and mouth as a whole that will occur as you get older. Some regular preventive actions on your part, as …

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The answer to this common question is most assuredly, yes. Patients are frequently referred to Prosthodontists to “repair” their jaws, after having lost several teeth due to tooth fractures, failure of a root canals, extensive decay, and bone loss from periodontal disease. In some of these cases, the damage to the …

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The sinus graft, sometimes called a sinus lift, makes it possible for many people to have dental implants when years ago there was no other option other than wearing loose dentures. If you have missing teeth and are considering dental implants to replace them, your dentist may tell you that you do not have enough …

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