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Understanding The Benefits Of Choosing Endosteal Dental Implants

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Dental implantation for oral restoration is likely to involve one of two different types of implant devices called endosteal and subperiosteal implants.The vast majority of implants are the endosteal variety that sits directly into the jaw. While these implants do require a more substantial surgical procedure, there are quite a few benefits of the endosteal implants over the subperiosteal ones. Keep reading to learn what they are. Osseointegration The main difference between endosteal and subperiosteal implants is the fact that endosteal varieties sit within the jaw bone while the subperiosteal types sit on top of it.

29 May 2019

Diagnosing And Treating Periodontitis

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Periodontal disease can become serious enough to cause bone and tooth loss. The condition, which typically begins as gingivitis, can progress if not treated properly. Gingivitis, which is the inflammation of the gingival tissues, is often noticed when blood is found on the bristles of a toothbrush or the gums appear red and puffy. At this stage, the condition can be corrected with a simple increase in oral hygiene.  The gums become inflamed by the acids that are excreted by oral bacteria as byproducts of their feeding process.

29 May 2019

3 Ways To Have More Fun With Those Necessary Dental Services

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Few would debate that dental appointments and dental work are less than fun. Checkups and treatments can take time, cause discomfort, and (in the case of orthodontic care) alter your look for extended periods of time. But you don't have to let these experiences get you down, nor should you put off the care you need. Here are three things you can do to add an element of fun to those necessary dental services.

30 April 2019

3 Simple Personal Improvements To Consider

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A makeover is a great way to improve self-confidence, as the way you look can have a big impact on various areas of your life. For instance, it isn't uncommon for employers to base who they hire not only by skills but also by how someone looks during the interview. Appearance has to do with the style of clothes worn for the interview, personal hygiene, and personality. If you have no sense of style and believe it is holding you back in life, undergoing a makeover might be a good step to take to see if it brings any positive results.

1 April 2019

Having Anxiety? 3 Things To Do Before You Go To The Dentist

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Going to the dentist makes a lot of people nervous. If you feel like you keep putting off having your teeth cleaned or examined because you're so nervous about going to the dentist, there are several things that you can do. Because the American Dental Association recommends that you get your teeth cleaned every six months, it's important that you try to push your fears aside somehow so that you avoid cavities and gum disease.

26 February 2019

Three Signs That One Of Your Fillings Has Come Loose

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When you have a cavity and you visit the dentist so that he or she can fill the tooth, you'll generally have the filling for a long time and may quickly forget that you even have it. It's important, however, to always be able to identify the signs that you've lost a filling because if this issue takes place, you'll need to react quickly by calling your dentist and explaining the emergency.

5 February 2019

4 Reasons To Straighten Your Teeth

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When people think of braces, they often think of teenagers. If you're an adult, you may think that you're too old to straighten your teeth, but that couldn't be further from the truth. No matter what age you are, realigning your teeth is still a great option. Here are four reasons you should straighten your teeth: 1. You can discreetly straighten your teeth. Many adults don't want to wear metal braces for the year or two it would take to treat their teeth misalignment.

6 January 2019

6 Tips To Recover From A Tooth Extraction

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While it would be ideal if all permanent teeth lasted a lifetime, it doesn't always work out that way. Certain situations, such as an infected tooth or advanced gum disease, can warrant tooth removal. The good news is that the procedure is fairly routine and easy to recover from. Here are some tips to speed up the healing process. 1. Stick to Soft Foods  It's likely that your mouth will be sore for a couple of days after your tooth extraction.

5 December 2018

Dental Crown Aftercare: Important Dos And Don'ts

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If you'll be getting a same day crown in the near future, you may be wondering what to expect in the days following the procedure. Fortunately, getting dental crowns placed is a relatively simple procedure that doesn't require much in the way of recovery. Still, there are some important aftercare tips to keep in mind for your comfort and for the longevity of your new crown. Use a Sensitive Toothpaste One of the most common "

4 November 2018

Why Do So Many Dental Offices Use Digital Radiology Now?

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When you go in for check-ups at a dentist's office, you may periodically have x-rays taken. X-rays are vital to see early signs of decay, possible abscesses, impacted teeth, etc. In the past, many offices used traditional x-rays, where the processing was like photographs. Now, many offices use digital radiology technology. Besides being newer in the technology department, you may be wondering why digital x-rays are used more often. They Are Safer

8 October 2018