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Abutment Teeth for Dental Bridges: Can Any Existing Tooth Do the Job?

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You're probably already familiar with the word, but what's an abutment in terms of dentistry? To put it simply, it's a tooth (or a tooth root) that supports or stabilizes a dental prosthesis, such as a denture or dental bridge. So if you're about to receive a dental bridge, your dentist will want to discuss your abutment tooth (or teeth) with you.  Solid Support Dental bridges are used to replace multiple missing teeth and are connected to the remaining natural teeth at either end of the gap.

21 September 2022

What Facial Service Treatments Do Some Dentists Provide?

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When we think of going to a dentist, it is common to only think of the care he provides to keep the teeth looking healthy and clean. However, some dentists provide additional care that not only keeps the teeth looking healthy, but also improves the appearance of the smile and often the entire face. These services are sometimes performed in what is known as dental spas. These are some of the facial treatment services that some dentists provide.

17 August 2022

2 Reasons You Need Orthodontic Treatment: Straight Teeth For A Better Smile

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It's no secret that a beautiful smile can boost your confidence and make you feel more attractive. But did you know that having straight teeth is also important for your oral health? In fact, crooked teeth can lead to several dental problems, which is why orthodontic treatment is so important. Here are two reasons why you need this treatment. Crowded Teeth Crowded teeth are one of the most common dental problems that people experience.

14 July 2022

Do These 4 Things Before Scheduling Emergency Dental Treatment

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Dental emergencies can cause significant pain and worry. After all, no one ever likes to discover that there's a problem with their teeth. Fortunately, dentists are available to help patients with their dental emergencies whenever they arise. When you experience dental pain or trauma, you may wonder whether or not you need immediate care. Performing some basic troubleshooting can help you determine whether or not you need emergency dental care. These are four things you can try before calling your dentist for an emergency dental appointment:

6 June 2022

3 Different Types of Dental Implant Restoration

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Dental implants are prosthetic replacements for natural teeth surgically placed in the jawbone when you have missing teeth. Implants can support dental crowns, bridges, or dentures. Read on for three types of dental implant restorations: 1. Single Tooth Dental Implant A single tooth dental implant restoration is a treatment to replace a missing tooth. It is an alternative to a bridge. A single tooth dental implant consists of three parts:

25 April 2022

Why Immediately Replacing A Missing Tooth With An Implant Is In Your Best Interests

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It's logical to think of dental implants as something that requires time to plan. From removing an unsalvageable tooth to deciding that an implant is the best replacement option, to having implantation surgery, to having the implant's prosthetic tooth attached—the whole process takes several months. But there are some emergency situations when dental implant services can be useful, with the implant immediately replacing a missing tooth. The Tooth Is History 

16 March 2022

Keeping Your Kid's Teeth Healthy: What You Can Do To Help

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Setting your children up for a healthy smile begins with you when they are at a very young age. You are the one that instills the importance of good oral health into your child and it's important that you do your part in this to ensure they have a bright, healthy smile for their entire lives. To help achieve this, there are a number of things you can do. Read on for some information to help keep your child's teeth healthy.

3 February 2022

Dental Implants: One Of The Most Effective Solutions After Losing Your Natural Teeth

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After a professional dentist removes your tooth, you undoubtedly need to find a suitable tooth replacement option. Thanks to modern dental technology, you have many alternatives to consider, including dentures and bridges. However, implants are among the best options most people consider when losing their teeth. The implants are artificial roots, and they consist of a titanium post firmly anchored on the jawbone. Read on to find out why they are so popular today.

22 December 2021

Why Not To Be Scared If You Need A Root Canal

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While the vast majority of people go to the dentist on a regular basis for cleanings, cavity drilling, and other procedures, the notion of a root canal still manages to fill many with dread. If you've never had a root canal yourself and are worried that you may need one, or have been told that you do, you might be scared of going through with it or being forced to put up with excess pain.

11 November 2021

5 Reasons To Regularly Visit A Children's Dental Care Specialist

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Pediatric dentists are pediatricians who specialize in pediatric oral health. They ensure that children have healthy teeth and gums while also providing preventative services for dental problems. Children's dental care specialists also educate children on proper brushing techniques and how to properly take care of their teeth. Here are five reasons why you should visit a pediatric dental clinic today: 1. Oral Health Examination Patient history is among the most important things pediatric dentists take into consideration during an examination.

30 September 2021