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Keeping Time: How Long Does Dental Implant Surgery Usually Take?

January 5, 2024

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dental implant surgery

Dental implant placement requires patience. The dentist must pay close attention to where each post will be positioned as well as how far down it must go into the jawbone. The process takes time – a component many patients frequently ask about during pre-operation discussions. With the most common question being “How long will dental implant surgery take,” it’s become apparent that further explanation is required. Keep reading to learn what you can expect when receiving dental implants and how much time you can expect to be off from work.


Seeing the Signs: How to Know When a Dental Implant is Failing

December 11, 2023

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older woman at dentist’s office

Dental implants are known to have a high success rate of around 95% upon initial placement. This means that it is highly unlikely that you will experience complications once your new teeth are in place. However, should a loose or infected implant develop, you need to know when to seek help. Keep reading to find out what signs to look for that indicate dental implant failure.


Embrace Old Age: How Dental Implants Can Help You Live Longer

October 12, 2023

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an older woman at the dentist’s office after receiving dental implants

Tooth loss, no matter how mild or severe, can take its toll when left alone for too long. The inability to live life to the fullest because of the difficulty that eating certain foods, speaking freely, and feeling confident causes leads to a decline in physical, mental, and emotional well-being. But what if there was a solution that not only restored smiles from roots to crowns but also helped patients live longer? Keep reading to discover more about dental implants and whether they can help to extend your life.


3 Reasons Dental Implants Are the Best Form of Tooth Replacement

August 17, 2023

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older woman with dental implants

Dental implants are viewed as the gold standard for tooth replacement. Their many unique benefits cause them to stand out high above all other forms of restorative treatment, including dental bridges and traditional dentures. But is something better on the horizon? To help you better understand why dental implants are the best, a dentist is here to share 3 reasons have the superiority they do in the world of dentistry.


Can My Teen Receive Cosmetic Dentistry?

July 14, 2023

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teenage girl

Adults are not the only ones who deal with tooth imperfections. When stains and chips form on younger smiles, it can be equally embarrassing for teenagers, and their perception of how others view them is often heightened. If you have an adolescent who is unhappy with the look of their smile, you may wonder, “Is my teen too young for cosmetic dentistry?” To answer this question, a dentist shares which treatment options are suitable and which ones should be avoided.


What Can I Eat With Veneers?

June 7, 2023

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woman with veneers

Enhancing your smile with veneers can be an ideal situation when it comes to hiding imperfections, but these small sheaths do require regular maintenance to remain in place for up to a decade. Ensuring they do not suffer damage is imperative, as even a small chip or fracture can be enough to create issues throughout the rest of your mouth. As part of the maintenance process, you’ll need to know the answer to the question, “Will my diet change with veneers?” Read on to find out.


Why Does Tooth Enamel Need to Be Removed for Veneers?

May 18, 2023

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patient preparing for veneers

Hiding smile imperfections can be accomplished in various ways but if veneers are something you are considering, you should know about the initial steps that are required. To find out what you can expect, read the following article to find out how much tooth enamel is removed for veneers.


How to Avoid Ruining Your Invisalign Treatment

April 14, 2023

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an Invisalign aligner

All orthodontic treatment options require a commitment to the process. Teeth cannot straighten on their own, so it’s necessary that you remain steadfast in following the steps that are required so that you can experience the desired results. But did you know there are several ways to ruin Invisalign treatment? Read on to learn what can cause a delay while wearing clear aligners as well as what you can do to stay on track.


4 Reasons Not to Feel Embarrassed About Choosing Dental Implants

March 16, 2023

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couple with dental implants

An incomplete smile can have devastating effects on a person’s oral and overall health as well as their self-esteem. With dental implants, however, rebuilding smiles is possible, and it can be done without making it obvious which teeth are artificial. If you are concerned about the idea of wearing these prosthetics, here are four reasons why you shouldn’t feel embarrassed about dental implants.


Cosmetic Dentistry: Is It Right For Everyone?

February 16, 2023

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man considering cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is a popular option for individuals who want to change their appearance and feel better about their smiles. Because imperfections can arise in many forms (i.e., chips, cracks, stains, discoloration, gaps, misshapen teeth, slight misalignment, etc.), it’s natural for people to turn to dentists for help. But is everyone a candidate? Can anyone receive veneers, teeth whitening, cosmetic bonding, gum recontouring, and metal-free restorations? Read on to find out.

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