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My teeth were starting to deteriorate, and I was running out of options to repair them. The dentist gave me a choice. I could wait until the bone loss was so bad that I would have to have my teeth removed and get dentures, or I could have them removed now and get dental implants. I opted for the implants. If you’re thinking of getting dental implants, you probably have a lot of questions. I love mine, but they took some getting used to. In this blog, I’m sharing my experience and all the information that I picked up throughout my implant experience. You can find out what the procedure entails, how to prepare for your implants, and how to care for them once they’re in.


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Holiday Candy Threatening A Child With Cavities? Talk To A Family Dentist Today

The holiday season is always an exciting experience for young children. They not only get the chance to enjoy spending time off from school, but they also get presents and many snacks. In fact, they are very likely to eat a large amount of candy and snacks — sometimes even more than on Halloween — that may cause cavities. Thankfully, a family dentist can help manage this situation. Cavities May Impact Many Children

Clear Braces: Why Are They Worth Considering For Your Imperfect Smile?

Clear braces are likely something you have heard about, but you may not have considered them for yourself. When you think of braces, you generally think of teenagers or young adults with spaces in their teeth, an overlapping bite, an underbite, or severely crooked teeth. You don't think that your mildly crooked or imperfect dental condition really warrants the need for braces at all. However, you can still be a candidate for clear braces.

Why You Should Consider Invisalign For Your Teen

Do you have a teenager that has misaligned teeth? If so, you may be considering the different orthodontic options that can be used to fix their teeth. Here are some reasons why you should consider getting them Invisalign instead of traditional braces.  They Play Sports Definitely consider if your teenager plays any sort of contact sports, because they can benefit from using Invisalign. They are going to be running around on the field, hit by other players, and are probably going to get knocked off their feet.

How To Handle Broken Teeth

No matter how it happened, if you have suddenly found yourself with a broken tooth, you will need to make sure that you are properly handling the situation. To help you do just that, you will want to review the following tips. Place The Tooth In Milk Whether you have part of the tooth with the other part still in your mouth, or the tooth came out as one whole piece, you will want to put it in a glass of milk.

Tips To Help Your Determine If You Need An Emergency Dentist

It is important to know whether a dental problem that you are experiencing is one that can wait for a few days or even a week until your regular dentist office can fit you into their schedule, or you need to visit an emergency dental clinic. To help you decide if you are in need of emergency dental services, you will want to review the following information. You Fell And Broke Some Teeth

Is It Normal To Have Pain In A Tooth After Getting A Filling?

When you have a cavity in a tooth, you may or may not feel pain with this cavity. Pain with cavities is normal, but there are also many times when people have cavities and never even know it. The best way to treat a cavity is by removing it and putting in a filling, and this is a common dental procedure. When you get a filling, you might feel pain with it for a while, though, and you should know that this is normal in some cases.

Longevity Tips To Maximize The Lifespan Of Your Dentures

If your natural teeth have decayed to the point where you are having trouble eating or no longer interested in smiling in family photos, don't despair. It's possible to restore your mouth's appearance by talking to your dentist about dentures. Denture implants can make you feel whole again. They also offer a number of benefits both at the dinner table and in social settings when compared with sticking with your remaining natural teeth.

Why Many Adults Who Need Braces Don't Get Them

Many adults know they need orthodontic treatment, but they are still reluctant to get braces. Below are some of the reasons for this reluctance and an explanation of why anyone who feels this way should still get orthodontic treatment. They Think It Is Ineffective Since many people who need braces usually get them in their childhood, many adults think braces are not effective in old age. Many adults assume that their dental alignment is set in stone and nothing can change them.

Only 1% Get Implants: Lowering Costs To Improve This Statistic

When you have lost one or more teeth, or when you have lost a good portion of a tooth, receiving dental implants is often the best solution. But sadly, only 1% of those who need dental implants get them. This is largely because many patients find that they cannot afford dental implants. Fortunately, there are many ways to make this dental procedure more affordable. Learn About the Procedure The best way to keep dental implant costs low is to know as much about the procedure as possible.

What To Know About Tooth Extractions

Dental extractions are far more common than you may realize. In fact, around 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 36 million have no teeth at all. There are a variety of reasons why a tooth may fall out or need to be extracted. Dental decay, injury, and illness can all lead to the need for removal. After removal, there are also plenty of options to restore your smile, including bridges, dentures, and tooth implants.

What To Expect During Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Wisdom teeth removal is a common procedure. Most adults will have at least one wisdom tooth removed sometime during their lives. Typically, wisdom teeth are extracted because there isn't enough room in your mouth to accommodate them or because they are likely to impact and damage other teeth. In some cases, your dentist may recommend wisdom teeth extraction as a preventative measure, since wisdom teeth can be harder to clean in small mouths, and they can become decayed in the future.

Two Tips To Ease Your Child Into Their First Visit At A Dental Clinic

"Firsts" can be tough for anyone, but they are especially rough for small children. If you could somehow instantly see the world through the eyes of a growing toddler, it might appear that everything is larger than life. Adults that look absolutely normal to your fully developed lenses take on gigantic forms when you haven't been on the planet for very long. Going to see the dental office for the first time could be very scary without preparation.

Tips For Cleaning A Young Child's Teeth With A Washcloth

From the time that your young child's baby teeth first appear, it's important for you to take a careful approach to keep them clean. While you'll also want to visit a pediatric dentist before too long, you should know that keeping your child's baby teeth clean can go a long way toward preventing such issues as cavities. It can be difficult to properly brush a child's teeth shortly after they appear, but that's OK.