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Are you considering dental implants for tooth replacement? If so, you might have questions. Dental implants are a unique treatment option that present distinct advantages when compared to other tooth replacement options. Once dental implants are stable and their permanent restorations are attached, people can...

Many people feel like brushing is all that is needed to keep a clean, healthy mouth. This is a dangerous misconception. If a person skips flossing on a regular basis, he or she will develop an increased risk for periodontal (gum) disease and tooth loss....

Sedation dentistry encompasses different methods for producing a calm and relaxing state for dental and medical procedures. Since there are different types and methods for sedation, it is a good idea for patients to have a general understanding of what their upcoming treatment might involve. There...

Jawbone resorption can be a consequence of tooth loss if the absent tooth’s root is not replaced. This occurs because that root structure holds the bone tissue in place. When the tooth’s root is no longer available for this function, the bone tissue slowly erodes....

Many patients are fearful about dental procedures, and such anxiety can be amplified at the prospect of oral surgery. Fortunately, oral sedation can be an effective solution for calming your dental fears and helping you get the treatment that you need. Oral sedation involves taking an...

Patients who are in need of a single tooth replacement should carefully weigh all of their options, because each prosthetic appliance has implications for your long-term oral health and well-being. You need to get as much information as you can about dental implants and fixed...

Many of us desire white teeth because our modern society values a vibrant, bright smile as a measure of attractiveness, friendliness, and vitality. While we might associate a white smile with health and vigor, white teeth can be diseased and damaged. For instance, a person...

Did you know that dental implants are the closest thing to biological teeth that a person can receive? Missing teeth are dangerous for your oral health, and waiting too long to replace lost teeth can leave you with decreased oral function and increased risks for bone...

Has your dentist warned you of the dangers of gum disease? Did you know that up to 80% of the adult population of the United States will develop some form of gum (periodontal) disease in their lifetimes? Gingivitis is the early onset of periodontal disease...