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Although dentures can be a great solution for people who are missing all of their natural teeth (or even only a few natural teeth), they can also pose unique challenges. Our mouths can change over time, and this is especially true for patients who wear dentures. This is because since the jaw bone isn’t being …

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Our smiles were made to have all of our teeth. Our pearly whites help us to chew our food, speak our words, and retain our facial structure—not to mention our self-confidence—as we age. When you’re missing a tooth, or even several teeth, it’s easy to feel embarrassed about your smile. You can change your life with …

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Losing a tooth or several teeth due to an accident or decay can have a huge impact on your life. Not only is your self-confidence affected, but your body also responds to the missing tooth by shifting teeth, jawbone loss, and you may even have difficulty chewing or speaking. Getting a missing tooth replaced can …

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Has your dentist recommended dentures or a partial denture for your smile? If so, you could be a candidate for implant supported dentures, which have more benefits than traditional dentures yet aren’t quite the same as having dental implants for every tooth. Implant supported dentures involve having a few dental …

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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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