Benefits of Undergoing a Root Canal Procedure

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People have various options when it comes to solving dental problems. However, you have every reason to choose root canal treatment. It's the best treatment if you are trying to save a diseased tooth. That said, here are the benefits of undergoing a root canal procedure. The Procedure Is Pain-Free People are afraid of dental procedures simply because of the pain associated with them. Luckily, you don't have to endure pain when going through a root canal procedure.

19 September 2022

Using Facials As A Supplemental Anxiety Treatment

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Anxiety has a way of affecting a person for years and can be very hard to manage properly. However, there are many treatments and alternative therapies that can help with this problem. For instance, facials may be a surprisingly beneficial way of improving a traditional anxiety treatment. They should be used as a supplement to help relieve a person's tension alongside their medicines and not as replacement therapy for traditional care.

15 August 2022

What Are The Treatment Options For Periodontal Disease?

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Periodontal disease is an advanced gum disease that may cause tooth loss if not treated promptly. If you have swollen and red gums, bad breath, or loose teeth, you may have periodontal disease. It is important to speak to your dentist as soon as possible to start treatment.   Here are several treatment options for periodontal disease that you should know about.  Scaling and Root Planing Scaling and root planing is one of the most common treatments for periodontal disease and involves removing plaque and tartar from above and below your gum line and smoothing your tooth roots.

7 July 2022

The Fundamentals Of Preparing For Braces

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No parent wants to hear that their child needs braces. Unfortunately, it's a fairly common occurrence. If you've been told that your child needs to see an orthodontist and get braces, there are a few things that you need to consider as you lead up to the process. The better prepared you are before your child gets braces, the easier the whole experience will be for both of you. Here's a look at what you need to know before that first orthodontist appointment.

31 May 2022

What to Know About Dental Implants

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Missing teeth can be a challenge to deal with. Having one or many teeth missing can significantly impact your life. A few tooth replacement options may be good options for you, but for many dental implants are the gold standard for tooth replacement. A dental implant is inserted surgically into the jaw, and then a crown or a replacement tooth is attached. Dental implants are excellent replacements for natural teeth, but there are a few things to know before committing to implants.

19 April 2022

Dental Health Concerns To Watch Out For

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Your oral health is important, as it can have an impact on a number of other parts of your body. For instance, gingivitis can affect your heart and your liver function. If you have oral health concerns, you need to have them treated by your dentist in order to prevent these other health concerns. If you aren't sure what health concerns to watch out for, read on for some of these concerns that you need to report to your dentist.

14 March 2022

Will You Need Antibiotics With Your Dental Implant Surgery?

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If you're considering receiving a dental implant, you probably already know the basics. A small guide hole will be made in your jawbone and then widened slightly to accommodate the implant. The implant itself (a titanium alloy screw) is then inserted. The peak of the implant is often fitted with a healing cover, and a temporary prosthetic tooth may also be added for cosmetic purposes. Osseointegration then begins, which is literally the bone regrowing around the implant, holding it in place to create a stable base for your permanent prosthetic tooth.

27 January 2022

Replacing A Tooth That You Have Lost

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It is common for people to be unsure of their options following the loss of a tooth. While this can be a severe dental problem to encounter, there are replacement options that patients can use to address their missing teeth. Failing To Replace A Lost Tooth Can Cause Significant Complications There are some patients that may assume they will only need to replace their missing tooth if it is cosmetically important.

17 December 2021

Custom Sports Guards And How To Clean Them

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If you or your kids regularly participate in contact sports, such as basketball, baseball, soccer, or football, a sports mouthguard could be a great investment. A customized sports guard is created from an impression of your oral cavity. The dentist prepares the impression and sends it to a laboratory for the fabrication of the guard. Thus, the device fits the contours of your mouth to comfortably and effectively protect your teeth.

8 November 2021

6 Tips For Eating And Drinking After Dental Implant Surgery

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Following dental implant surgery, certain activities will be more difficult than usual for a while. One of those activities is eating. While dental implants heal, the area around them can be tender and sore. And in the early stages, dental implants have yet to integrate with the bone tissue that will eventually hold them in place. As a result, you need to be selective about what you eat. Here are several tips that can help you eat well and safely during the period following dental implant surgery.

27 September 2021