Protecting Your Implants From Failure

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If you recently received dental implants, you may be excited about the new look of your smile. However, you may still be a bit concerned about the longevity of your implants. Dental implants are quite durable and are designed to last a lifetime. However, there are still measures that you should take to help ensure that your implants do not fail. Here are a few of them. Follow the Post-op Instructions From Your Dentist

23 July 2021

Your Child's First Professional Dental Cleaning: What To Expect

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Baby teeth will naturally be lost as adult teeth develop beneath them, dissolving their root system and pushing the baby teeth out of their dental sockets. This process is known as dental exfoliation. Still, just because they're a temporary part of your child's smile, those baby teeth should be diligently cared for (to the same level as permanent, adult teeth). Part of that care means that your child will begin to receive professional teeth cleaning during their dental appointments.

15 June 2021

3 Things To Know About Tooth Bonding

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If you're not satisfied with the way your teeth look, you may want to see a cosmetic dentist. This type of dentist specializes in improving the appearance of your teeth. To do this, a cosmetic dentist performs a variety of procedures, which include teeth whitening, dental veneers, teeth shaping, and orthodontic treatments. Another procedure cosmetic dentists use is called tooth bonding. If you're interested in this cosmetic dental procedure, here are three things you should know about tooth bonding.

29 April 2021

How To Recover From A Tooth Extraction

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An extraction is a common procedure, especially among adults. When a tooth cannot be saved, your dentist will recommend an extraction. Your dentist will do their best to minimize the amount of pain that you feel during an extraction. Extractions are usually straightforward, but there are some things that you need to do after the procedure to ensure that your gum heals promptly. Follow these steps to ensure proper recovery.  

18 March 2021

Mistakes You Should Avoid When Visiting A Different Family Dental Clinic

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You might have moved to a new area or simply decided that you weren't happy with your old dental practice anymore for some reason, so you might have decided to schedule an appointment with a different family dental clinic. Your first appointment at a different clinic might make you feel a little bit nervous, but if you avoid these mistakes, everything should go just fine. Not Getting to Your Appointment Early

3 February 2021

The Prognosis You Can Expect For Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

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Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is a disorder of the muscles in the jaw and the joint. You might experience jaw pain, difficulty moving your jaw, jaw fatigue, or you may even hear your jaw making a popping noise. When this happens, you might be concerned and may wonder what the prognosis for TMJ is. The Prognosis for TMJ TMJ is not considered to be a life-threatening condition. However, it can have a negative impact on your qualify of life if you do not get it under control.

21 December 2020

Dealing With Bruxism? Consider Gold Or PFM Crown Restorations

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If you suffer from bruxism, or teeth grinding, you may have prematurely worn the cusps down on your teeth. If you have any dental restorations, like crowns, these materials can break down more quickly if you grind your teeth. Ideally, you should wear a mouthguard at night to protect your teeth from grinding; but if you need to get a new crown restoration, you should opt for a durable material, like gold or porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM).

13 November 2020