What's The One Thing That Could Endanger Your Tooth Implant (And How Do You Avoid It)?

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There's very little that can endanger a completely healed tooth implant. The implant (a small titanium alloy screw) serves as an artificial tooth root, and it was placed in your jawbone during your oral surgery. The bone then healed around the implant, holding it in position and making it as strong as a natural tooth root. The implant's prosthetic tooth was attached, and your implant became a permanent fixture. In fact, there's only one potential concern that could jeopardize your implant, and this is an infection.

27 June 2023

Everything You Need To Know About Teeth Cleanings

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Whether your goal is to improve your oral health or enhance your smile, teeth cleaning is an essential component of your dental routine. Dental teeth cleanings are a preventive treatment that removes plaque from your teeth and gum line before it can cause cavities and other oral health problems. Here's what you need to know about teeth cleanings. The Appointment is Fast and Painless No anesthetic is required for a dental cleaning.

18 May 2023

What Kinds Of Dental Care Do You Need To Have A Healthy Mouth?

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Keeping your teeth healthy is vital, as your teeth must last a lifetime. But how do you keep a healthy mouth? You can do this in several ways. First, you need a thorough daily care routine for your mouth. Secondly, you need dental care. Continue reading to learn about the types of dental care you need to have a healthy mouth. Six-month cleanings The first service you need for your oral health is routine dental cleanings.

6 April 2023

A Dental Bridge Can Replace A Few Bad Or Missing Teeth So It's Easier For You To Eat A Healthy Diet

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Dental bridges are designed to replace one or two missing teeth. In some cases, they might replace more teeth than that. The missing teeth need to be in a row and have a healthy tooth or implant on each end. Here's an overview of how dental bridges are used to replace missing or bad teeth. You Select The Crown Material You can discuss different crown materials with your dentist to determine what you like.

1 March 2023

How Can A Dentist Help Young Children With Tongue-Tie?

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If your young child is having difficulty learning new words, breathing through his or her nose, or speaking clearly, you may want to have your dentist check for ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie. Tongue-tie is a condition where the lingual frenulum—the mucous membrane underneath the tongue that regulates its movements—is too tight. Read on to learn more about this condition and how to treat it. What Causes Tongue-Tie, and Can you Prevent it?

24 January 2023

4 Benefits Of Root Canal Treatment

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When bacteria penetrate your tooth, this can cause the tissue inside your tooth (known as the pulp) to become infected and inflamed. This leads to temperature sensitivity to hot and cold foods, pain, swelling, and tooth discoloration. A root canal treatment is a dental procedure that removes infected pulp from your tooth; the tooth is then sanitized and sealed to prevent bacteria from reentering the tooth. It then receives a filling or crown to ensure that the tooth is properly restored.

16 December 2022

How A Dentist Can Help Manage Your Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea can range from slightly inconvenient to completely debilitating. In its mild forms, other people might be more affected—namely your partner, who is unable to get a good night's sleep due to your snoring. In extreme cases, your sleep apnea can hugely affect your quality of life. Your interrupted sleep at night can result in extreme fatigue, drowsiness, and confusion (so-called brain fog). In certain situations, this can be dangerous.

9 November 2022