Four Questions About Dry Socket

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Will you be having a tooth extracted soon, and are worried about dry socket? If so, you'll want to know the following things. What Is Dry Socket? The simplest way to explain dry socket is that it occurs when you extract a tooth and the socket is empty. There will not be a blood clot and the jawbone will actually be visible. Since there is no blood clot to provide protection to the jawbone, it will start to feel very painful after a few days of being in that condition.

22 April 2022

Loose Or Lost Dental Crown? Dealing With This Dental Emergency Until You Can Get To The Dentist

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If your dental crown becomes loose or comes off altogether, the underlying tooth or implant will be exposed. Not only can this result in severe tooth pain at times, but it can also cause an increased risk of infection as food and bacteria get stuck around the tooth or implant. You may also find it difficult to properly chew food in the absence of your crown. Unfortunately, getting an appointment with your dentist the same day the damage happens may not always be possible.

16 March 2022

Considering Botox? Make Sure You Know These Five Things

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Are you seriously considering Botox injections to deal with the signs of facial aging? If so, you'll want to know the following things before moving forward with the procedure. What Areas Of The Face Is Botox Good For? There are a few areas of the face where Botox tends to work best. One of those is to treat the vertical lines that are found between the eyebrows, which is known as the glabella.

1 February 2022

What Makes Dental Implants The Best Tooth Restoration Method?

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Dental implants are a very popular method of replacing missing teeth, but some people still hesitate before agreeing to get one. Whether you're concerned about cost, the installation procedure, or something else, you should rest easy knowing that dental implants really are the best method you can hope for when it comes to fixing up your smile. Here are three of the reasons why they stand so far beyond dentures and dental bridges.

21 December 2021

Reverse The Damage: 4 Reasons To Discuss Gum Grafts With Your Dentist

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If you have gum disease and previous treatments haven't reversed the damage, it's time to talk to your dentist about gum grafting. Gum grafting is a surgical procedure that can reverse the damage done by gum disease. Best of all, your dentist can include this procedure as part of your treatment for gum disease. If you're not sure how gum grafting will benefit your situation, read the information provided below. Here are just four of the ways gum grafting can benefit your dental health.

10 November 2021

How Can You Replace One Lost Tooth?

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At some point, you may lose a single tooth. Whether the tooth is knocked out during an accident or must be pulled due to too much decay, once the tooth is gone, you need to consider replacement. You can leave the space from the missing tooth empty, but you are taking several risks with your oral health. If you lost a tooth, you may consider dental implant to replace it. The following are some things you should know if you are considering a single dental implant.

28 September 2021

3 Benefits Of Teeth Whitening Kits

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Teeth whitening is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure for a variety of reasons. Some people who undergo whitening may be former smokers whose teeth feature heavy stains because of it. Others may simply want to reverse the effects of insufficient brushing and flossing. Whatever their motivation, many dental patients now have easy access to teeth whitening kits through their dentist. Take a look below for just three of the biggest benefits of using one.

20 August 2021

Aligners For Kids

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If your child's teeth are misaligned, you may be considering various orthodontic options. Many kids who have heard of clear plastic aligners are interested in using them in lieu of traditional braces.  Clear aligners are made of transparent plastic, so they are not easily noticed in the mouth. In contrast, the metal brackets and wires of traditional braces tend to stand out against the white backdrop of the teeth. Thus, some kids feel self-conscious about wearing braces.

13 July 2021

What Should You Know About Your Upcoming Dental Implant Surgery?

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The loss of a tooth can be a traumatic and embarrassing experience. Fortunately, modern dentistry has many solutions for people who are missing teeth. Dental implants are the most permanent option available, offering a surgical tooth replacement solution. Dental implant surgery is a major dental procedure, but it can be performed quickly. Knowing these four things can benefit patients who are planning to undergo dental implant surgery: 1. Your dentist will use the fewest number of dental implants possible

2 June 2021

Getting Ready For Dental Implant Surgery

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Dental implants require a surgical procedure, and while this procedure isn't as invasive as many other forms of surgery, it's very important that you make the necessary preparations. These preparations must be made prior to your operation, and this is for your comfort and safety and to ensure the ultimate success of your dental implant surgery. What should you be considering? Smoking If you're a smoker, you must prepare for the fact that cigarettes (and anything else you might smoke) must be avoided for as long as possible after your dental implant surgery.

21 April 2021