The Impact of Bone and Socket Preservation

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Treating advanced cases of dental trauma and decay can require tooth extraction, but this treatment alone cannot restore the health and balance of your smile. Following an extraction, the underlying jawbone can eventually shrink, resulting in a serious compromise of oral health. How Tooth Extraction Impacts The Jaw Bone The alveolar, or jaw bone, supports the teeth and is a …

Dental Implants Advantages over Dentures

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If you have lost one or more teeth because of decay, gum disease or injury, you not alone. It is a problem that millions of people deal with every day. Unfortunately, the situation can affect the way you speak, eat and smile, and even the way you feel about yourself. For many years, removable dentures or permanent dental bridges were …

Improve Your Appearance By Dental Implants

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If you are unhappy with your facial appearance, you may have considered plastic surgery procedures that could lift, tuck, and reshape problem areas. However, for those that need to take care of missing or damaged teeth, dental implants may provide a solution for both areas. Not only do they serve as great way to enhance a beautiful smile and oral …

Will Dental Implants Harm My Teeth?

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Dental implants offer patients a solution for tooth loss that will not compromise the integrity of the surrounding teeth. Because the surrounding bone is able to form a bond with dental implants, which are made of titanium, the implant can stand alone to support a prosthetic crown. Alternatives To Dental Implants An alternative to dental implants would be a dental …

Should I Have Dental Implants After an Extraction?

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Dental Implants After an Extraction If you have a missing tooth, you have many choices for tooth replacement. Dental implants are the most stable and efficient of all the dental prosthetic options. Dental implants are a remarkable advancement in dental technology. Replacing missing teeth with dental implants depends on multiple factors. Immediate Placement If there is sufficient bone around the …

Causes of Pericoronitis

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For many people, getting their wisdom teeth removed is a pretty painless, simple process. But, there are a few cases when wisdom teeth removal is performed not as a preventative measure, but because of a severe, unpleasant infection. A condition called Pericoronitis can develop when the gum tissue around the wisdom teeth become infected and inflamed. Although treatable, the condition …

Increase of Dental Implant Failure Cause of Smoking

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A dental implant is one of the most popular treatments for replacing missing teeth. Dental implants are a permanent solution to restoring your teeth to their natural look and feel. Because dental implants treatment requires oral surgery, special care must be taken to ensure implant success. Smoking is known to be a major contributor of implant failure. Smoking and Increased …

Declining Dental Implant Treatment Can Give Low Self Esteem

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Dental Implants: What Happens Without Treatment? Your smile is one of the first things that people notice when they meet you. A beautiful smile is a sign of health and youth. Missing teeth, however, can have a negative effect, impacting your appearance and harming your confidence. Treatment Options For Replacing Missing Teeth Common treatments to replace missing teeth include partials, …