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Antibiotic Premedication For Dental Treatments

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Antibiotics Premedication for Dental Treatment  Your dentist may prescribe antibiotics before dental treatment, known as antibiotic prophylaxis, to safeguard against bacterial infection during procedures with a higher risk factor. Patients with certain medical diagnoses, such as heart disease or joint replacements, may be prescribed antibiotic prophylaxis before treatment to protect against infections being transmitted […]

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Aging & Dental Health

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Aging and Dental Health Aging is a natural process. Unfortunately, it often coincides with more frequent dental issues, such as dry mouth, tooth decay, and periodontal infections. Medical conditions like diabetes or kidney disease have the potential to cause tooth decay and enamel loss, as do certain over-the-counter and prescription medications.  It is essential […]

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Oral Health

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Oral Health Hygiene is vital to maintaining your oral health, as well as your overall health and well-being. Oral health issues such as cavities, oral cancer, periodontal (gum) disease, and other issues can seriously negatively impact your health.  Proper oral hygiene such as brushing and flossing, as well as regular check-ups and cleanings from […]

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Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

DATE : September 30, 2021

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Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants  Here are the top reasons you should consider dental implants, which can also be combined with fixed dentures to replace multiple missing teeth:  Dental implants are durable, require the same oral hygiene practices as natural teeth, and will not require root canals or fillings.  Functioning just like natural teeth, […]

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Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Consequences of Missing Teeth Missing teeth cause more than low self-esteem, and in fact, can have long-term consequences. Some of the possible consequences of missing teeth include:  Acceleration, shifting, or damage to other teeth, impacting your bite Deterioration of your jaw, causing deformity, difficulty chewing, and / or loss of bone density Sagging skin […]

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Fixed Dentures

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Fixed Dentures (Implant-Supported Dentures) Fixed dentures, or permanent dentures, are rows of prosthetic teeth affixed to a framework of implants to replace multiple missing teeth. They are an effective option that combines implants and traditional dentures to restore the look and function of patients with multiple missing teeth without individual implants for each tooth.  […]

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Dental Implants FAQs

DATE : September 30, 2021

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Dental Implant FAQs   If you are considering dental implants, it is important to discuss all concerns with your dentist or oral surgeon before making a decision. Here is some helpful information based on common patient questions and concerns below:  Q: Do dental implants function like natural teeth? Do they last a lifetime? A: They preserve […]

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Bone Grafting

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Bone Grafting Bone grafting is a procedure used when a patient’s supporting jaw bone is not able to support implants, which may be due to injury, age, or gum disease. This treatment consists of taking existing bone from another area of the body and surgically placing it where the jaw bone has been lost. […]

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Implant Dentistry

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Implant Dentistry  There are now more options to help replace missing teeth that are fixed in place, including dental implants and permanent dentures. Your dentist can help you determine the best tooth replacement option for you if you have lost a permanent tooth / teeth or had to have teeth pulled.  Dental implants consist […]

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Tooth Sensitivity

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Tooth Sensitivity Tooth sensitivity is characterized by sensitivity to hot/cold, as well as occasional pain in one or multiple teeth that can come and go. Your endodontist may use a variety of options for treatment. These options are fluoride application, specific types of toothpaste, root canal treatment, gum grafts, and a variety of other […]

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