Four Common Surgical Implant Procedures Used In Modern Dentistry

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Dentistry has evolved significantly over the years, and modern dentists have an arsenal of sophisticated techniques at their disposal. Among these advances, surgical implant procedures have become increasingly popular, largely due to their success rate. Read on to find out more about dental implant surgery and the methods at the disposal of many dental practitioners today. Dental Implants Implant dentistry is a widely used method for replacing missing teeth. Dental implants typically consist of three parts: the implant itself, an abutment, and a crown.

15 May 2023

2 Possible Reasons Why You Are Suffering From Chronic Bad Breath (Halitosis)

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Shortly after you brush your teeth in the morning, you may notice that your breath does not reflect your oral hygiene routine and starts to smell. No matter how often your brush and floss your teeth or swish mouthwash, you just cannot seem to get your breath smelling fresh. If you suffer from chronic bad breath, also known as halitosis, there may be an underlying condition that is causing it. Below are a couple of the possible reasons why you are suffering from bad breath, both of which can be treated by a dentist.

5 April 2023

Signs You Need To Go To The Dentist For Your Bad Breath

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You might not immediately think of your dentist when you have bad breath. Rather, you think of chewing gum, mouthwash, and making sure you brush your teeth all the time. Bad breath is a social problem, not a dental one, right? Wrong — when you have bad breath, you have a dental condition, plain and simple. This is because bad breath is caused by bacteria and debris in your mouth, or can be caused by a sinus infection.

6 March 2023

What Is Hypodontia?

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There are many reasons to visit a dentist. Not only do they help you maintain good oral health, but they are there to treat any conditions you may have pertaining to your teeth. A relatively common dental malformation that is most often first seen in children but will follow them into adulthood is Hypodontia. But what is Hypodontia, and how is it treated? Here is some information about it.  What is Hypodontia?

20 January 2023

Understanding Gum Disease | Signs, Treatment, And Prevention

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Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It can cause pain, swelling, and redness in your gums. Unfortunately, untreated gum disease can lead to tooth loss, so it's important to know what symptoms to look for and how to treat it. Here's what you need to know about the signs of gum disease, treatment options available, and tips for prevention. What Are the Signs You Have Gum Disease?

16 December 2022

How Can Children Avoid Orthodontic Relapse?

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Your child's pediatric dentist might recommend interceptive orthodontic treatment, such as space maintainers and expanders, at an early age to help prevent major malocclusions down the road. Even if a child hasn't had interceptive treatment, he or she can still benefit from braces and retainers down the road. However, before one commits to a treatment plan for their child, they should be aware of orthodontic relapse. Even when teeth are corrected, they have a tendency to return to their previous positions.

31 October 2022

5 Problems With Keeping A Temporary Dental Crown For Too Long

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A temporary dental crown is designed to cover and protect a tooth while a permanent crown is created in a dental lab. And sometimes, a dentist will protect a tooth with a temporary crown until a patient can afford a permanent dental crown. But temporary crowns are more fragile and less reliable than permanent crowns. Keeping a temporary crown in for too long could cause problems. In general, it takes about two weeks for a permanent crown to be ready.

7 October 2022