2018

  • What Is The Time Frame For Getting A Dental Implant?

    There are dentists that offer same-day dental implants, but most dentists do not. In fact, most dentists perform dental implant procedures over the course of around six months, and they require multiple appointments. If you are thinking about replacing a missing tooth with an implant, here are several things you should understand about the time frame required to have this completed. The entire process typically takes 5 to 12 months
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  • How To Get Your Teeth Straightened While Participating In Pageantry

    If you participate in beauty pageants, performances, or anything else that involves a lot of posing and smiling, you probably want your teeth to look their best. At the same time, you can't have metal brackets and wires sticking to the fronts of your teeth and being the first thing anyone sees if you smile. If you're eager to get your teeth straightened and just need to be able to hide your braces when you perform or compete, here's what you can do.
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  • Do Dental Implants Interfere With Veneers?

    If you've spent time and money getting the look of your smile perfected with dental veneers, chances are you don't want to do anything that will mess it up. However, if you've lost a tooth or need to have a tooth extracted, you might be concerned that the replacement could cause problems for your cosmetic improvements. If you're interested in dental implants, here's what you need to know about how they interact with veneers.
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  • Types Of Dental Cleaning Needed To Protect The Teeth

    Although tooth-whitening applications can help your teeth look cleaner, they don't actually improve or protect the health of the teeth. Teeth that are kept free of plaque, tartar, and food particles are less likely to incur decay.  Decay occurs when bacterial acids eat away the enamel of the teeth. As the acids make contact with the enamel, they dissolve important minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus. Eventually, holes or cavities form in the tooth material.
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  • What To Do If Your Wisdom Teeth Are Coming In

    For most people, wisdom teeth have to be removed due to a lack of space in the mouth. However, some are lucky enough to be able to keep their wisdom teeth. Unfortunately, if you haven't seen a dentist recently or had dental x-rays performed, you might not know which is the case for you. If you think your wisdom teeth are starting to come up through your gums, here's what you should do to reduce your pain and seek help.
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