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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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    Don't Like Your Veneers? Implants Could Be A Better Fit

    If you have porcelain veneers and you aren't happy with the way your smile looks, you should talk with a dentist about getting dental implants instead. Your mouth will benefit from having the implants in a variety of ways, and the implants are going to be much easier for you to maintain. Here are just a few reasons you want to ask the dental expert about making the switch. Natural Feel and Appearance

    LANAP And You: Surgery Without A Scalpel

    Oral hygiene is a difficult subject for many people to discuss, particularly due to a common fear of the dentist. If you are worried for what your next dentist visit could bring, regarding the possibility of surgery in the near future, don't be alarmed: there are other options. In 1994, a new laser-based technique called LANAP was created to create a low-pain alternative to standard gum surgery. According to Doctor Robert Gregg, founder of LANAP, 50% of Americans have gum disease.

    Why Is Your Breath Stinky Even After Brushing?

    You breathe into your hands to determine whether your breath is stinky, and yuck, it really is. Knowing you have not brushed your teeth in a few hours, you head to the bathroom and give them a good, thorough brushing. Breathing into your hands again, you notice that your breath has a fresher, minty quality – but there's still an underlying stinkiness you just can't shake. Why is this? How can your breath still be smelly after you spend three minutes brushing your teeth?

    Life After Hockey: Getting Your Smile Back

    As you probably already know, hockey is known to be one of the roughest and toughest sports around. And hockey players are notoriously known to have one or more missing or broken teeth as a result. While trying to fix or replace these broken teeth while still playing hockey regularly is essentially pointless, once you have moved on from regular hockey competition, you can take steps to get your smile back to the way it was before hockey.

    How To Properly Brush Your Teeth

    Brushing your teeth is probably something you have been doing for as long as you can remember, and maybe your parents started brushing your teeth at age two or earlier. It is likely that both your parents and childhood dentist showed you how to brush, and you are confident that you are doing a great job. But surprisingly enough, you may be missing some vital information and skills that will ensure you are brushing well enough to prevent decay.

    Dental Implant For A Single Missing Tooth

    Generally people lose their teeth to either disease or trauma.  Trauma could be excessive biting forces or an accident, and disease is usually periodontal disease or tooth decay.  The loss of a single front tooth is often caused by trauma, and today one is fortunate to have experienced cosmetic dentists who can remove any remaining root and insert a dental implant with a new tooth attached in just an hour or two.

    Teaching Your Preschooler The Importance Of Brushing And Flossing

    If you have a preschool-aged child, you will want to start teaching them the importance of taking care of their teeth. Regular trips to the dentist twice a year along with daily brushing and flossing will keep your child's teeth healthy. Here are some projects you can do at home to help your child learn how to keep their teeth looking clean and healthy. Brushing Procedure Make a project where your child will learn how to brush teeth to remove bacteria.