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Three Types of Dental Implants, Explained

March 19, 2021

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If you or someone you know has dental implants, then you know that their primary function is to restore your smile and give you back full oral functionality so that you can speak and chew normally again. While they all serve the same main purpose, there are actually three different types of dental implants, and they’re all unique in their own way. Keep reading to learn more about how they differ and the specific situations that each is needed for.

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5 Habits to Avoid When You Have Dental Implants

February 25, 2021

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Man opening bottle with his teeth

One of the great things about living in the 21st century is that missing teeth can be a thing of the past! There are multiple different tooth replacement options out there to help people who want to restore their smile. Dental implants are a preferred method for dentists and patients alike because of their many benefits. One of those is the fact that they can last upwards of 25 years or even the rest of your life. However, if they aren’t cared for properly, they can become damaged. Here are some bad habits that you should be avoiding if you have dental implants.

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How a Healthy Smile Contributes to Heart Health

February 4, 2021

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Heart illustration

When thinking about February, Valentine’s Day is probably the first thing that comes to mind. However, you have more than one reason to be thinking about hearts. This is Heart Health Month. There is no better time to learn more about how the health of your smile and heart is related. In order to keep up excellent cardiovascular heart, you need to worry about your oral health as well. Continue reading to learn more about their connection.

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Are Dental Implants a Worthwhile Investment?

January 22, 2021

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Dental implant

Whether you are tired of the drawbacks of dentures or you are considering replacing your missing teeth for the first time, you have probably come across dental implants quite a lot. However, you have likely also noticed that they are quite an investment. Are dental implants worth the cost, or would you be better off choosing another, more affordable option? A dentist explains the many benefits of this tooth replacement option so that you can decide if the cost of dental implants is worth it to you.

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Why Did My Toothache Suddenly Go Away?

January 1, 2021

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Woman with a toothache

After suffering from a painful toothache, it suddenly disappears! You’re in the clear, right? Actually, this isn’t usually the case. There are all sorts of reasons that you could have been struggling with a toothache, but if it goes away without reason, this isn’t a good sign. Toothaches usually occur to let you know that something isn’t right in your mouth, and you need to have it treated right away, even if the pain eventually goes away on its own. Read on to learn more about why your toothache may have disappeared.

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Does It Hurt to Get Cosmetic Dental Work Done?

December 27, 2020

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Closeup of beautiful smile inspected by cosmetic dentist

If you’re not happy with how your smile looks, cosmetic dentistry can help. Whether you have a noticeable stain, crooked teeth, or a “gummy” looking smile, these treatments can correct your dental imperfections and give you a set of pearly whites you’ll be excited to show off. However, some patients are hesitant about improving their smile because they’re worried that it might be painful. Read on as we discuss if getting cosmetic dental work done hurts.

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Why Are Cracked Teeth on the Rise During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

December 12, 2020

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Woman with cracked teeth in COVID-19 quarantine

Many businesses, retailers, and entire industries have struggled to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as the country slowly tries to reopen, many companies aren’t getting enough business to stay open. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case for dental practices! In fact, dentists are busier than ever treating an increasing number of oral health issues, especially cracked teeth. So how is the COVID-19 pandemic causing so many people to damage their pearly whites? Here are the top three reasons why cracked teeth are on the rise during quarantine and how you can keep your smile safe.

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3 Tips for Handling Dental Emergencies Without Dental Insurance

November 21, 2020

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Patient without dental insurance visiting dentist for dental emergency

If you don’t have dental insurance, what would you do if you found yourself with a broken, painful, or knocked-out tooth? Thankfully, just because you don’t have dental benefits doesn’t mean you can’t get the urgent care you need right away. Knowing what your options are ahead of time can help lower your costs and reduce stress if an emergency strikes. Here are three tips for handling dental emergencies if you don’t have dental insurance.

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5 Ways Dental Implants Can Save You Money in the Long Run

November 7, 2020

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Piles of coins representing the cost of dental implants

Over five million dental implants are placed every year, making them one of the most popular ways to replace missing teeth. However, some people are hesitant to invest in them because of their price tag. Typically, the cost of dental implants is much higher than that of other tooth replacement options like dentures and dental bridges. Despite their initial cost, dental implants can end up becoming the most cost-effective method over time thanks to their unique benefits. Here are five ways rebuilding your smile with dental implants can save you money in the long run.

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How Dental Implants Can Help to Increase Your Confidence

October 28, 2020

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Woman with dental implants

Are you missing teeth? You aren’t alone. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 40 million are missing all of their teeth. Fortunately, there are a variety of different tooth replacement options out there to help you restore your smile and how you feel about it. Dental implants are preferred by patients and dentists alike because of their many benefits. Continue reading to learn more about the different ways that implants can help you regain your confidence after suffering from tooth loss.

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