Traditional vs Implant Supported Dentures

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Dentures are removable dental appliances that replace missing teeth and help restore your smile. If you’ve lost all or most of your natural teeth, whether from gum disease, injury, or tooth decay, replacing them will benefit your health and appearance alike. Traditional dentures are removable teeth replacements designed to look like natural teeth. They’re durable and long-lasting, and they can …

What is the Typical Cost of a Dental Crown?

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Crowns are widely used, versatile dental restorations. Most people will get at least one crown during their lifetime. But how much can you expect to pay? Do dental crowns deliver the desired results? And are they worth the expense? Keep reading to learn more about dental crowns. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” placed over a tooth—encasing the tooth …

My Dental Implant Feels Loose

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When it comes to tooth replacement, dental implants are considered the gold standard. They have a success rate of 95 percent or higher. However, there can be limited instances where an implant may feel loose. If this happens, what should you do?    The first thing to do is call your dentist and schedule an appointment to have your implant …

3 Signs You Need a Root Canal

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You may have heard that root canals are invasive and painful, but the truth is typically quite different. A root canal is simply a standard dental procedure that heals your tooth by removing all the infection and leaving behind only healthy tooth tissue. A root canal is a treatment that removes infected tissue within a tooth. The procedure also involves …

The Pros and Cons of Dental Bridges

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If you need to replace two or more missing teeth that are adjacent to each other, you have three potential solutions available to you: dentures, dental bridges, or dental implants. Each of these options has their own unique pros and cons, and not every solution is right for every patient. Below, we’ll take a closer look at the advantages and …

How to Prevent Cavities: What You Should Know

Team Oral Health

Whether you are 5 or 75, a trip to the dentist leads to a celebration when you hear the phrase, no cavities! Learning how to prevent cavities can give you a chance to celebrate every six months thanks to a pat on the back from your dentist.  Nobody wants to have to return to the dentist for further treatment due …

Are Dental Implants Covered By Dental Insurance?

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Navigating dental insurance always takes some patience, but when it comes to dental implants, what is normally a minor hassle becomes a complex process—and it takes patients a lot of time to sort out. Unfortunately, there’s no standard answer for whether dental implants are covered by dental insurance, and even when they are covered, there may be a number of …

4 Tips to Protect Your Teeth As You Get Older

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Gray hairs that seem to appear overnight, crow’s feet around the corners of your eyes, and knees that creak when you walk up the stairs—we’re all familiar with these telltale signs of getting older, but what you may not know is that your teeth and gums also show signs of aging. In older patients, gum recession, stained teeth, thinning enamel, …

Can I Get Dental Work During Pregnancy?

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There is a misconception among many expectant mothers that they shouldn’t go to the dentist during their pregnancy. Not only is this not true, it can also be harmful to your health and that of your unborn baby. Here’s what you need to know about getting dental work during pregnancy. The most common concern women have about going to the …

How to Care for Your Dentures

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While your dentures can’t get cavities, you still need to clean them every day. Dentures can harbor harmful bacteria that can infect your gums, cause bad breath and even spread infection to other areas of the body. Luckily, taking care of your dentures is simple and requires only a few minutes each day. Here’s how to care for your dentures. …